Depression isn’t just being sad. It is much more complex and debilitating. There are many common symptoms of depression that do get talked about, like sadness, feeling numb and hopelessness, but there are other symptoms just as common that we talk rarely about, like lack of hygiene, not taking care of ourselves and not taking care of the things around us.
We stop taking care of ourselves. We overeat or undereat and our bodies change. We eat unhealthily and whenever we want. We stop dressing up or doing our makeup.
We stop doing our skincare routine. Our appearance significantly changes for the worse but we don’t talk about it. We don’t talk about how it causes low self-esteem, body dysmorphia, and even self-harm or suicide.Read more on themighty.com