Cancer kills people. True. Scary. But there is another sign of darkness that covers our earth like an unstoppable force–the disease of sadness.
Can depression be called an epidemic of the 21st century?
If we look at the animal world, they are rarely sad. The main reason of sadness in the animal world is physical problem. Humans are part of the animal world, but we do get depressed, and we often lose the love and enthusiasm for living.
How do we deal with depression?
We invented the magic pill–the pill of happiness–called antidepressant. Sad people take the happy pill and get well.
This is our answer to everything–quick fix.
But it doesn’t work this way. Everything in life happens for a reason. However, we are too busy making money and overthinking to even search for a possible answer, and the reason behind such darkness that covers our minds.
Certainly, pharmaceutical companies that sell pills and make people addicted to them, have their own interest. It is almost like no one cares what is really going on.
Happiness is a hard work. Pills don’t require any work.
Depression occurs in the well-to-do countries within middle-class community; people who don’t have hunger or poverty, yet they don’t like their lives.
How’s this possible?
The loss of motivation is a big sign–the scream from within–that something isn’t right.
It is a red flag: some connections you have are too stressful, or the life you are living doesn’t belong to you; perhaps, there is too much pain from the past that requires your attention, or you don’t love yourself enough. There could be many reasons, but only one result–your mind and body refuse to keep on living without chemicals.
Look within. Reconnect with yourself. Understand yourself.
No one will help you if you refuse to help yourself.