People With Depression Are Strong, Not Weak: Here’s my case 

In India, People don’t make much of Mental Illness, and they just Ignore those with it. Which is a Sad thing, of course. Also, it is Sad that Today’s India is not like the one of Old, where Concern was a By-Word.

But I don’t want to write about India. It is about Mental Illness.

In my opinion, Only a Person who uses his Brain a lot, (even though he might be a Blue collar worker), can have Mental Illness.

A Newly Bought Racing Car might be ‘Tested’ before entering a race, but one that has run a few times will be Plenty Worn Out! 🙂


1. You’ve had to struggle. Struggle makes people grow in strength, wisdom and compassion. When we are happy, we can relax. You’ve had to constantly work. You are a better person for that, and incredibly strong because of it.

2. You’ve had to deal with stigma, misconceptions, ignorance, and your well-meaning friend that keeps telling you her cousin Mary cured her depression with yoga. You’ve opened up to someone about your mental illness and they’ve changed the subject because they’re not able to hear it. You’ve had to deal with a lot of total crap and that takes strength.

3. You’ve had to deal with a double standard. Joe Jenkins broken his leg and he’s so brave. Everyone is bringing him flowers, signing his cast, and making him apple pie. You broke your brain and everyone is ignoring you. You are strong, dude.

4. You’ve had to keep showing up…

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