Depression is a common mental health problem. It affects people in different ways and can cause a wide range of symptoms. These include feeling guilty, worthless, anxious or hopeless, and losing interest in things that were previously enjoyed. Physical symptoms like low energy, disturbed sleep and no appetite are also common.
The first time you go on a rollercoaster it’s fun, but when you have to ride or again and again and again then even on the good bits you’re still just waiting for the bad bits because you know they’re coming. I’ve had lots of negative experiences so I kind of go into appointments with an expectation now.
This is me coming in as a small wet cat from the rain in a sort of purple and black cloud to represent that this was a terrible time. And then this is like healthcare picking me up and like holding me in their arms, and then to a very content cat sitting in sunlight. I did meditation workshops with my psychologist and I came out and was like oh man this is like what peace feels like. That was a very cool day.
it feels as though i am floating in space, or have my head in a fishbowl sometimes. I feel so disconnected to everyone just going about their daily lives