I spend so much of my time living with mental illness that talking about it has become second nature to me. If I am not feeling the devastating effects of depression or mental illness then I am listening to how it also affects others.
It Is Too Hard To Fight Depression
I know all too well how easy it is to become a prisoner of depression. The low depressive moods I suffer from manic depression leaves me questioning my own ability to fight on.
“It is too hard” are the words that many sufferers of depression speak and sadly when you are feeling this beaten and down trodden it can be impossible to change ones thoughts.
You have to remember that there is always someone out there that you can talk too.
Depression Is Difficult To Live With
The thing with depression or any mental illness is unlike a stomach bug, the flu or even a broken bone there is not much light at the end of the tunnel it seems.
Depression is not something that lasts a few weeks and then goes away, it stays, it lingers and it sits there in the background waiting for that perfect opportunity to pounce upon you again. It never really ever goes away.
Day in day out it drains you, exhausts you of all rational thoughts and leaves a hollow shell. Depression steals so much from you that at times if feels you can no longer fight this illness.
A mental illness is difficult to live with but with the right support it can be made a little easier. Learning to speak out about your feelings is one of the hardest tasks yet one that matters most.
Having a good stable and solid support network is paramount for your recovery and really can make all the difference.
Knowing that someone understands is there for you no matter how bad you are feeling I have found is a life saver. Finding someone you can trust and be honest too is difficult but if you can find this, then your depression can be fought and you may well begin to win.
Do You Ever Feel That Depression Is Too Hard To Fight?