“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” – Glenn Close
The most difficult and worst part of suffering from some mental illness is pretending like nothing has ever happened and nothing different is happening.
To pretend like you’re a normal person. To pretend that the changes you’re facing mentally, emotionally and psychologically ain’t overwhelming.
Sometimes, managing everything is just too much.
It feels like you have to fight with everything, inside and out. The world inside you will be crumbling and the world outside will be suppressing you down further…………….Read More
“I am sad.”
“I am upset.”
“I feel like crying.”
“I feel disappointed in myself.”
“I am depressed.”
Those could be random disheartening mood swings from daily life. Or, those could be hints towards an impending doom of a clinical disorder that is tiptoeing unnoticed. Ironically, the line of demarcation is so thin and fragile that often clinical depression is passed off as an ordinary mood swing. And still often, random malady of daily stress passed off as a self-proclaimed depression.
The fact however remains – ‘feeling of depression’ is hugely different from ‘clinical depression – both literally and figuratively! Psychiatrists across the globe have been continuously urging us to understand the difference while we tend to substitute one for the other undermining the severity of latter. ……………..Read More