Cheer Up, Buttercup

This is an incredible post about depression written by Simone Lisa. She is very honest and candid and SPOT ON! This is one of the best posts about depression I have read in a long time. Wonderfully written. Full of beautiful insight. Very honest and real. I love it. I hope you enjoy it as well. Much love and hugs, Sue

Simone Lisa

Are you sick to death of hearing about depression? How sad we all are now? It’s an epidemic apparently… I know I’m sick to death of hearing about it – not because I lack compassion for those with depression, but because I AM one of those people with depression. Apparently. And how depressing is that?!

I could quote you statistics, and tell you about the significant impact of depression on individuals, families, workplaces and the economy – but why bother? There are websites full of this information – specific to the country you reside in – and as fast as I put the stats here, they will change. I will offer one (vague) statistic here though – almost half the population will have a mental health issue (depression, anxiety, substance abuse – just to name a few) at some point in their lives. Fifty per cent of us. Do you…

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