5 Things To Be Proud Of When Fighting Depression (And How To Get Better)Pick the Brain

I have heard depression described as an angry black shadow that follows you wherever you go — and this is a description I agree with wholeheartedly. I mean, if you take a second to think about it, it just makes sense. You are forever in its presence, constantly aware of it, but not often within its dark embrace. You feel it creeping away at the edge of your consciousness, but everytime you turn to look at it, it disappears into nothingness. Then it suddenly engulfs you at the slightest provocation, and you are rendered completely and utterly incapitated.  During these times it feels as if the world is ending. It feels as if no matter what you do in your …