Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/06/09/heres-some-surprisingly-upbeat-news-about-depression/

By Colby Itkowitz
June 9, 2016

On the other side of depression, there is real hope for a full and happy life.

When people are in the midst of a deep depression, it certainly doesn't feel that way. There's a heavy darkness that accompanies all the sadness, like a black sludge coursing through their veins. It is physically exhausting, socially isolating and mentally excruciating. In a word, life feels hopeless.