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Twitter users are taking on #BlueMonday


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Sophia Swinford - published on 02/04/18

This viral hashtag is challenging us to think differently about depression.

Originally invented by a PR company, “Blue Monday” is supposedly the most depressing day of the year due to a combination of winter weather, the end of Christmas partying, and the probable increase in debt due to the holiday season.

But instead of moaning about the saddest day of the year, these Twitter users are challenging us to consider our perceptions of depression and to be mindful of others who experience depression 365 days a year, not just on “Blue Monday.”

Using #LivingWithDepressionIs, see how these online activists are revealing what their lives with depression are really like. Here’s some of the highlights:

Let’s pray today for all those impacted by depression and other mental illnesses, especially those struggling against stigma and prejudice.


Read more:
Stephen Hawking shares some interesting advice about depression

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