Throughout my life I have grappled with a range of distressing issues that I somehow thought were unique to me. I struggled to make and keep friends, suffered tumultuous emotions as I went through various circumstances that included severe bullying, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, low self-image and never feeling happy
If I could choose, I wouldn’t choose pain, no one would, whether it’s the kind of pain you see or you can’t see.
What does depression look like? I often ask people. The question intrigues me. The answers, even more. Depression is an enigma with many faces. It doesn’t always looks like what we expect it to. And more importantly, people wear it differently. You might already know that I’ve set out to raise money for Depression
Support and love at home, work and in the community is very important too, but oftentimes getting people to understand depression can be tricky and complicated, sometimes reinforcing the depth of isolation one feels.