50 Sufferers Describe Depression for People Who’ve Never Been Depressed

This list is powerful for so many reasons. It is well worth your time to read through, no matter where you are in your journey.

Full list HERE

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Procrastination

“It turns out procrastination is not typically a function of laziness, apathy or work ethic as it is often regarded to be. It’s a neurotic self-defense behavior that develops to protect a person’s sense of self-worth.

You see, procrastinators tend to be people who have, for whatever reason, developed to perceive an unusually strong association between their performance and their value as a person. This makes failure or criticism disproportionately painful, which leads naturally to hesitancy when it comes to the prospect of doing anything that reflects their ability — which is pretty much everything.”

Procrastination Is Not Laziness | Thought Catalog

Stop The Glorification of Busy

“Eventually, I realized that I had to be patient and compassionate with myself – two traits I will forever be in the process of learning.”

Stop the Glorification of busy, it’s literally sucking the life out of us!

10 ways you can help someone you love if they suffer from depression

A great starter list for anyone struggling over how to help a loves one suffering from depression. The author writes from a very personal narrative so please excuse the gendered advice, but I appreciate the sentiment and ideas. What has helped YOU combat depression and/or support a loved one who is suffering?

loving someone with depression