“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is”
Is it hard to experience enjoyment in your day to day life?
Do you tell others you are “ok or fine” despite feeling hollow inside?
Do you find yourself feeling sad most or all of the time?
Is getting out of bed and facing the day often unbearable?
Are you isolating or spending more and more time alone?
Depression can be used to describe a range of feelings. Depression can mean sadness or “the blues” for some, or deep despair and an overwhelming feeling that life is too difficult for others.
There are many reasons that depression affects so many people. Problems with finance, relationships, unresolved feelings from the past and low self-esteem can all be factors that can lead to depression. Growing up in a dysfunctional family, childhood or adult trauma and genetic factors can also result in depression.
- Feelings of helplessness or hopelessness
- Loss of interest or unable to complete daily activities
- Sleep changes
- Trouble concentrating
- Negative self talk
- Suicidal ideation
- Changes in appetite and/or weight
Symptoms of depression can be either apparent or hidden. Please reach out for an assessment and treatment recommendations.