Living with depression is a series of macro struggles, not least navigating those who know the status of your mental health. Often, we inhabit two worlds.
Recently, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. For the first time, it seems too much. Don’t get me wrong, I want to live. That’s all I want to do.
In 2018, I discovered that I suffer from depression. But, that’s ok. I’ve learned that help is not an abstract concept, nor is it a manifestation of weakness.
The UK has just recognised that new fathers are also subject to postnatal depression. Perhaps it’s time we follow their example, and start looking in our own backyards.
I believe that the modern trend of presenting the idealised you on social media is adding to our depression. Bare envy sits at the root of this problem.
Depression and anxiety are part of the modern Australian experience. However, one social researcher has an ambitious plan to solve it.
Despite our greater education on the subject, the topic of suicide is anything but a discussion.
According to new research, those who suffer from depression have lower blood flow to a certain molecule. A new method of treatment has already worked in rats.
Refusing to go to school is a legitimate psychological problem, one that leads to serious psychological problems later in life. So, why are we just hearing about it now?
After a suicide, we often ask what we could have done, and we shout that if only that mentally ill person asked for our help, we’d help. That is a delusion.
She was a central figure in bringing the crimes of Malka Leifer into the light. However, the story of Dassi Erlich goes far beyond that.
On my recent travels to Sri Lanka, I discovered something. The key to a good life is embracing the bad.
Sarah Wilson attempts to articulate the vague expanse of anxiety in her new book, but whether it succeeds, depends on your subjectivity.
The Rock is a man who has everything. This morning, he very publically stated that he suffered from depression. We should all take a note.
According to one Japanese study, the amount of light present in your room as your sleep can bring on depression, with even the light of your phone deemed too much.
Depression, I’ve discovered, never goes away. However, recognising that, matters. It’s ok not to be ok.
One recent study made a staggering discovery, in that depression differs between male and female. As a result, differing treatment may be needed.
After I emerged victorious from the depression that filled my twenties, I discovered some old friends didn’t care for the new me. This is part of the condition we seldom talk about.
We shouldn’t fault Bernard Tomic. In fact, him openly admitting feelings of depression on national television should be lauded, considering the crisis we face in this country.
In many situations, 2017 could have been my last year, and it would have been by my design. However, in 2018, things are different. There is hope and there is renewal.
Everyone agrees, 2017 wasn’t a very good year. But, as far as my mental wellbeing goes, it has been important, and there has been great progress.
After recent research revealed that Australians endure six years of anxiety before seeking help, I believe we need to address the ongoing stigma that still exists.