Depression is not an illness

I realise that this is a highly contentious point. But we must recognise the elephant in the room before we are able to deal with it.The myth that depression is an illness causes more harm than the good it's intended to achieve.Depression is the absence of hope. Preceding that is the saturation of failed expectations…

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Do more than survive

Those who respect your victim-hood do so because it makes them feel better about themselves.They either feel more accomplished, or they find comfort in the familiarity of your struggle.Sometimes it gives them purpose in their need to uplift others so that their lives feel more fulfilled.Whether their intentions are good or not is not what's…

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