“Today is tough … but I also know that I have much to give”

This is a very difficult time of the year for many people.
This article gives an insight on what it is like to suffer from depression.
Worth a read.

An Cailín Rua

“I believe, whether rightly or wrongly, that there’s a stereotypical definition of someone who suffers from depression…That stereotype is completely inaccurate.”

Somebody I know got in touch and asked me to share the below piece they wrote, with the hope that it might resonate with someone; that it might just help someone. It’s candid, and it’s courageous, and it can’t have been easy to write. I’d ask that if it strikes a chord with you, you might share it. And try to remember that no matter how low you feel, how despairing, that chances are, you too have more to give.

Thanks to the writer for entrusting me with his words, which I have reproduced in full below.

“I’ll miss Doggy when I die”….The first words I heard this morning when I walked into my daughter’s bedroom. She was in floods of tears. I comforted her as best I could…

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