It follows you to work, it sits with you when you have dinner, and at the end of the night, it sleeps right next to you in bed. It's depression, and it's a giant burden on your day-to-day routine.
In the video above by Buzzfeed, the site goes through one woman's day living with depression (yes, depression is depicted as a person) and talks about the voices and phrases people may constantly be listening to in their heads.
From being judged on how they look to just not getting out of bed, depression can make you feel alone, isolated and routinely question your actions.
And depression isn't just about feeling sad either. Other symptoms can include difficulty concentrating, irregular sleeping patterns and even physical pain.
If you suspect that you or someone close to you may be going through depression, talk to your family doctor, or contact one of these crisis lines across Canada for more help.
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