when i am feeling down, i have some beans on toast and you tube badgers,
badgers are healing creatures! they always make me smile.
but seriously bro, there is always some one worse off than you!
haiti, new orleans, manchester, come on dude give us a smile! "
There is a huge difference between being a bit sad and being profoundly depressed. Clinical depression is not simple sadness. It is more like an oppressive state of misery. Unfortunately in everyday conversation we use the same word (depression) to cover everything from beign under the weather to stuporose or suicidal
I used to be a psychiatric nurse and there is a history of depression in my family, in case anyone is wondering where I'm coming from