Fighting Depression Is Not Easy But…

Snap out of it…

That’s only in your mind…

Why can’t you just be happy?…

You just are seeking attention…

It isn’t real…

Those phrases above (or similar prases) sound pretty inoffensive to the ears of someone who is not dealing with depression. However, to you, to me, or whoever battling depression are things with the intention of helping but making things worse.

Being young has many challenges, fighting depression has a lot of challenges as well, but having to deal with bad advice from parents, friends, relatives, etc. is something that can create a big challenge for you too.

They cannot understand what you’re going through and what you’re dealing with. Consider this kind of advice out of not knowing what is depression and treat it as a patience test.

You probably sometimes are thinking and still wonder how you have managed to get this far. Although you don’t know exactly how you are still standing against depression. My humble guess is that deep down you know that somehow, one day, things can turn around and everything will get better.

I know your road ahead in this fight to win against depression is not as easy as having dinner or taking out the trash, but you owe to yourself to at least keep trying to stay afloat and over time destroy it.

To thrive and stand in spite of all “uncertainty” and “obstacles” is something worth of Heroes and Legends!!

Once we understand that we are not our depression, and if we dig deep down, we can find that a major reason to fight depression is that it doesn’t feel natural.

This condition of yours could be created by a mental disease, some trauma, a tragic event or for some other reason that escapes your discernment and understanding and hence, it’s hard to put it into words… hmm, I wonder if this is why depressed people like to write poems and songs.

Fighting depression is not easy, but how do we get out of the darkness?

How can we deal with these feelings of not having any hope?

“There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.”