How I got over depression.

I’m writing this post as part of my mission to create awareness amongst people regarding depression.

(I am not a doctor or a therapist. I’m just someone who has been through depression and wants to save others from it’s clutches.)

God and my doctor saved me.

It’s been more than a year since I’ve been going for therapy.

I have changed completely. I have become a happier person.

 I went to a neuropsychiatrist who gave me medication to lessen my anxiety and depression.

People all around the world have this strange misconception that the medicines given for depression have an affect on your health in the long-run.

That is completely wrong. The medicines which I took were mild and were effective in calming me down and I was on a prescription for a short period of time (a little over a year) and I will soon get off medicines.

It is of utmost importance to seek medical help incase you or your loved ones are depressed.

Ignoring the issue or even saying that you can cope with it, will make things even tougher to handle.

Stop looking at depression and mental health issues as a deterrent to your success. 

You should realize that adequate help is available for the same, and seeking help with change your life and make you so much calmer.

Seeking help does not make you weak. It makes you stronger.

Just like we go to doctors for our physical illnesses, we should seek medical help for our mental illnesses.

Make sure you go to a good doctor, who is genuinely good and helpful.

Look at the change in me. From being someone who didn’t want to live, I’ve become someone who is motivating others and lending a helping hand to others with depression.

I’m a live example to show that therapy and medication for depression truly works.

Thank you for reading! ❤

For more motivation, follow my YouTube channel : Ellen De Souza

And my Instagram page : getmotivated.with.ellen

Don’t Give Up.

Sometimes we go through something so hard to accept, something so unfair, something that we do not have the willpower to fight.

I cried thrice because of something that happened today. It was tough to accept. But I guess that’s life.

God has plans for us which are greater than our own.

Giving up has crossed my mind so many times today. Afterall I’m human.

But I know I’m stronger than that. I know that I’m feeling this way only because I’m feeling very pessimistic due to the failure I’ve faced. But I also know that I’ve to pick myself up now that I’ve fallen.

People can help lift me up, but I have to remain upright on my own. That’s the same way motivation works. I can motivate you, advise you, but you will have to work after that. You will have to put in efforts.

All I can say right now is that I’ve been through failure, I know how easy it is to say that you don’t want to pursue something, but don’t let failure ruin your life.

Be strong, you are your main motivator. All we can do is submit ourselves to God and work really hard.

You are special, don’t let the word “failure” ever make you feel otherwise.