Your behaviour may change.
Activities that were once enjoyed, are no longer done, you may be withdrawing from friends and family.
Depression has been described as a feeling of heaviness in a long cold winter, with low concentration.
You may feel overwhelmed, frustrated, irritable and sad.
Thoughts can include:
- ‘I am worthless’
- ‘Everything I do fails’
- ‘It’s all my fault’
- ‘Everyone would be better off without me’
Physical signs can include a lack of energy, sickness, headaches, sleeplessness and weight gain or loss.
“Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light”