As much as the world can feel separate from our discrete selves, upon closer examination, we will see that our whole experience of reality (and so reality itself) is acutely dependent on our inner world.… View Post

Depression is a mental disorder that has many misconceptions, and one of them being that it just means that you feel sad. However, there are quite a few symptoms of depression that can be just… View Post

The writer Andrew Solomon is best known for his book The Noonday Demon, a harrowing personal account of clinical depression. In it, he captures the essence of the condition in one sentence: “The opposite of… View Post

It is often those who have been the most depressed or unhappy who understand just how great happiness can be. That sounds a little odd but it’s true. To put this in other terms, you’ll… View Post

Depressive episodes vary in length. One person may experience the symptoms of clinical depression for a month, whereas, for another, the episode could last a year. The real cruelty of depression, however, lies in the… View Post