The term depression is often used in a way that diminishes its true meaning and impact. I’ve heard the phrase “Its so depressing” used in reference to parking spaces, clothing sizes, or the cancellation of a particularly favorite drink or food from one’s Starbucks menu, as in “Oh no! No more gingerbread lattes? That’s so depressing.” Of course these types of moments are not in fact, depressing. It is a phrase used to describe any moment or interchange in which we don’t get our way or we face minor frustrations.
In fact, true Depression is something much deeper and darker; Continue reading