I often go to sleep very late, usually in the middle of the night. But I try to get up early, between 6 and 7 the latest, and very often even before that. This means that I usually haven't slept enough by the time that I get up in the morning. Sometimes this requires a … Read more
Kayle, just be with your friend. Ask her/him if there is anything that you can do to help them. Depression turns people inside themselves - they try to bury their feelings because it hurts.
If you have an extra spiral notebook, give it to your friend and ask them to journal every day just to … Read more
I suffer from bipolar disorder, meaning I suffer from severe depression and mania. Here are the worst things to say:
"Suck it up and deal with it".
"Be positive and think happy thoughts".
Anytime I've heard those phrases I became highly angry.
The best thing to do is be there for your friend. Be supportive and compassionate. Be … Read more