Can you spot the signs?
Here is your official run down on what to do when you don’t know what to do when you’ve encountered a friend or loved one struggling with depression. These are pivotal moments in a person’s life so having the right support and the right approach can be monumental.
Society seems to believe they know what depression is. They stigmatize it and make it impossible for others without depression to understand. Here are 5 common misconceptions about depression.
For years, Adele has blown us away with her unbelievable vocals, her head-turning beauty and her awesome English accent. It turns out, though, that this songstress is a lot more like us "normal" people than we may have thought.
I truly thought I was one of those people who had one slump, one period of depression which needed medication. I believed I was one of those people who would have the story of the illness, followed by learning, then recovery, then health. I thought the illness would be a thing that had happened, that could be boxed away separately, not a part of who I was. But it is. This is my brokenness.
After being asked to write three things he wished his teachers knew about him, 8th grader Austin Saunders articulated a powerful statement. Then his teacher responded with something even better.
Listening goes a long way, and you'd be surprised to know the amount of people who are tired of getting wisdom from others and instead just want to be heard by those whom they hold dear to their heart.