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Not Seasonal, Just Depression

My Brains Not Broken

The more experience I’ve gained on my mental health journey, the better I’ve gotten at recognizing my depression and the reasons behind it. That being said, depression can still be tricky. There are times where I feel like I know exactly why I feel depressed; other times, it’s like a feeling or emotion comes out of nowhere.

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How My Depression Changed Over Time

My Brains Not Broken

You would think, after ten years of living with depression, of experiencing it on and off, I’d have a better understanding of it by now. But other days, it’s like I’m dealing with depression for the first time. But other days, it’s like I’m dealing with depression for the first time.

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A Reflection on Depression

My Brains Not Broken

Sometimes, depression takes. But depression puts those things out of reach, making you feel less than once again. Depression doesn’t care what your plan is, or what your goals are. We don’t always see what depression takes. We don’t choose depression. We get tired of depression.

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What Does Depression Look Like? More Than You Think

My Brains Not Broken

Recently, I came to terms with the fact that I’ve been experiencing a tricky bout of depression for the past month or so. It wasn’t easy to spot, and even though I’ve lived with depression for almost a third of my life, I couldn’t recognize it for a long time. So why did I feel so fooled by this?

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Could staring into space and depression be connected?

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Staring into space can be indicative of deeper underlying things going on that can contribute to depression. There are a range of ways we might feel when we are staring into space: Emotionally numb Depression can leave us feeling a range of emotions , or perhaps nothing at all. This feeling of apathy is a common symptom of depression.

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Ambition And Depression

My Brains Not Broken

On its head, ambition and depression don’t seem like they have anything in common. In fact, many people believe that if they’re depressed, that means they can’t have ambition. But here’s the thing: depressed people can have ambition. Depressed people have hopes, dreams, fears, like everyone else.

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The Surprising Impact of Depression

My Brains Not Broken

There are several symptoms of depression that can make life challenging. After years of living with depression, one thing I’ve come to realize is that my experience with depression has a massive impact on the way I see the world. And early on in my journey with depression, purpose was a difficult thing to define.