In the words of Google, depression is a mental health disorder, identified by relentless gloomy mood or loss of interest in daily day to day activities of life. Most of the people are much more concerned about their physical health, and tend to ignore their mental health. They do not realise that their mental health is as much important as their physical health.
It is estimated that more than 300 million people of recent times, are suffering from depression. As we are humans, we have certain emotions. Sadness and grief are also a part of those emotions. But long lasting feelings such as sadness and grief are far from normal.
While living in a modern world, people are taking their mental health for granted. There are people who feel ashamed to talk about their psychological health, because of peer pressure or pressure from society or others. Those who are suffering tend to ignore it because of the fear of humiliation. There are some ignorant people in this world, who often confuse depression with insanity.
There is a huge misconception that depression is just an illusion and it is not a disease. Well, in reality the truth is entirely different. Your mental health have a direct connection with your physical health. That means depression also leads to complications in your physical health.
Another thing is, it can happen to anyone- your parents, friends, relatives, colleagues, acquaintances even your nosy neighbour. That is why it is important to be aware of your mental health. Otherwise, it will have serious repercussions in future.
The feeling of helplessness, when you lose everything often makes you feel lonely in this entire world, as if there is no one to help you. But the truth is there are people who are ready to help you. The only thing you need to do is acknowledge it as an illness and that's it!
Talk to your loved ones, contact with your doctor and do everything that needs to be done. Nothing is more important than your health and that includes your mental health too. There are millions of people who are suffering from this, and not only you. Fight it and never back down. Your mental health matters just like you in this world.