END THE STIGMA

With mental health awareness month fast approaching, I have a few things to say. Continue reading “END THE STIGMA”

Advertisements

5 Things Anyone Suffering from Depression Needs to Hear

1. You are infinitely more.

You are more than your illness. You are more than the lies you tell yourself. You are more than what others say you are, because simply put, they don’t understand your illness, like you do. Depression doesn’t define who you are and neither do those that think it should. You are not a label. You are not a victim. You are not a bum. You are a fighter. You are a survivor. You are infinitely more than what doctors may try to label you, or bury you in pills with,what kids at school might think of you, say about you, or even do to you. You are infinitely more. You are so much more than you could ever begin to imagine. You are strong. You are loved. You are cared for. You are beautiful, because you are you. Everyone has their struggles and depression is just one of yours. It’s not who you are. People don’t look at cancer patients and define them based on their illness, and neither should people look at you and define you as “depressed,” cause you are infinitely more than your illness. Continue reading “5 Things Anyone Suffering from Depression Needs to Hear”