7 Uncommon Symptoms of Depression

There are depression symptoms that are obvious to most of us. Signs that makes us realize that maybe there’s something not quite right and we might need help. So you go to the doctor because you have the suspicion that you probably suffer from depression. And while they take their notes, there’s the usual questioning that goes a lot like this:

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8 Daily Depressive Thoughts and How I Manage Them

Sometimes I feel like my personality is split into half. In one side of the brain I have the normal, somehow rational self, and the other side is a dark version of me. And I don’t mean dark as in evil, but as in mentally unstable self-destructing personality. It’s like my confident and logic side is a soldier trying to protect me from the other side whoโ€™s just constantly throwing grenades everywhere in my brain.

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How to Start Running

Finding the motivation to run feels like looking for that last piece of a 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle that you and your family tried to put together. It’s frustrating and it feels like you’ll never find it, it’s forever lost. Where did it go? Did the dog eat it? And then months later you find it, so you tell your family but they don’t share your excitement so they won’t help you put it together again. How do you start again by yourself?

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10 Valuable Lessons from Puerto Rican Culture

I have never been a patriotic person. If you ask me, I’m from everywhere. I go around the world adapting traits from other cultures that resonate most with my lifestyle.

But there are things about my roots that I just can’t deny. Traits engraved deep within me that I cannot change no matter how hard I try. There’s no denying of one’s roots; they take an important role on your personality and sometimes you just have to learn how to work with it as best as you can.

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What I Do When Facing Indecision

Indecision is one of the most annoying depression symptoms. Feeling unable to decide whether or not to go to work, or what clothes should I wear, or what to study. Granted, we all face indecision probably daily in our lives, but when depression is constantly on our shoulders the task of making a decision is sometimes unbearable. The simplest decision could make us unresponsive, unable to move because we’re just so afraid of the consequences we might face. And when this is accompanied by anxiety, it’s a matter of which decision would lead me to the less painful scenario.

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