Category: DEPRESSION

Guest Blogger: Depression: Insights From a 17 year-old Sufferer

What is Depression? Depression is a big word in today’s society. Everyone experiences depression in a different way. According to the dictionary depression is the feeling of severe despondency and dejection. Depression can, just like anything, come in different forms and sizes. Ranging from situational to clinical to even bipolar depressions. Some people confuse depression with the temporary feeling of being sad, making no distinction between the two. For others depression is a forbidden topic. Something that some…

Why live in Fear?

A few years ago, I realised that I had lived most of my life in fear. Let’s qualify that. I was not scared for my well-being or that I would be attacked(directly)but fear of how others saw me, how I saw myself. This fear drove me to behave and interact in a way that guaranteed…