Inspirational success stories from people who overcame depression
That being said, it is possible to overcome the illness.
Several people who have conquered depression took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to explain what it's really like to be depression-free, once and for all.
Beating depression might feel like regaining your true identity:
Feeling happy without medication is a monumental feat in itself:
Assigning purpose to things, even if they're bad things, might make life feel more worth living:
Conquering depression on your own can make you feel like the strongest, most independent person in the world:
Taking the steps towards feeling better shows a non-depressive initiative:
Accepting that things aren't always perfect can take you leaps and bounds towards happiness:
Even if you haven't beaten it completely yet, just progress is enough to keep you moving forward:
Beating depression could feel like achieving the impossible:
Appreciating the little things are a newfound joy for people who overcome depression:
If you can bring yourself out of the dark hole of depression, you can do anything to make yourself happy:
For more confessions from people who have conquered depression, check out Whisper!
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