Maybe it’s been the turmoil and trauma of the past few years, but for me, there’s one sure-fire “red flag” that I’m entering a depressive episode: I get super pessimistic, particularly about people and their capacity to do harm.
It doesn’t take much to trigger it in me; the slightest whisper of selfishness, greed, or general ill will toward another human, and I quickly escalate to utter hopelessness and a kind of righteous anger that’s tough to quell.
It’s like a rumble of thunder from that scary-looking cloud on the horizon. There’s a storm coming. If you too live with depression, then you know there are certain signs and “red flags” that another episode is coming soon.Read more on themighty.com