I Realized I Had Smiling Depression

I was suffering from depression for a long time yet in denial about it. Especially since the common conception of depression is someone bed-ridden and obviously downtrodden. It wasn’t until I discovered the term smiling depression that I finally figured out there was a name for what I was feeling and the symptoms I wasContinue reading “I Realized I Had Smiling Depression”

Do I Have Smiling Depression?

Do you feel as if you have bouts of pronounced sadness when you are alone? Have thoughts of whether you are truly needed in this life? Feeling a lack of self-worth, self-esteem, and hopelessness? Yet do you hide it behind a cheery demeanor because you don’t want to burden others with your feelings? or feel asContinue reading “Do I Have Smiling Depression?”

Do I Have A Right To Be Depressed?

People have this notion of what justifies depression but it’s not always so black and white. You shouldn’t have to fear that you are wrong to feel the way you do because others have it worse off. You’re allowed to feel how you feel without guilt. What can look like heaven to one person mayContinue reading “Do I Have A Right To Be Depressed?”