No One Is Immune To Depression And Mental Illness



When you heard that both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain lost their battles to mental illness very recently, it threw so many people for a loop. Why? That is because that these two highly successful people- who appeared to have it all, really did not… not at all. The fact that they lost their battles this way is proof that even those who appear to have everything that a lot of people dream of also suffer within.

In fact, hearing about Anthony Bourdain losing his battle to something that he suffered from so silently was more shocking. Here is a man who had all of his dreams come true, traveled the world, and had a gorgeous daughter. And yet, he was dying inside. And he covered it up very well, like all of those who have a severe mental illness but are extremely high functioning anyway.

When we heard about Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington losing their battles to depression last year, it was shocking on some level. However, it was also not a surprise that these musicians suffered from mental illness. If you were to listen to Chester Bennington’s lyrics, you could easily see how much he was suffering.

However, Anthony Bourdain was the last individual that anyone would think that was suffering so much too. That said, those who appear to have it all may not. That also means to check up on your friends who are always so strong and/or cheerful. They may be suffering silently too, and you would never know.

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6 Responses to No One Is Immune To Depression And Mental Illness

  1. Khoa hoc SEO TPHCM June 17, 2018 at 6:07 am #

    You are absolutely right that no one is immune to depression. Nowadays the life is so hectic and stressful so the people usually go through this terrible situation.

  2. voyagestic June 22, 2018 at 10:36 am #

    Depression and mental illness comes form very hard work schedule without weekends. You just need to care about your rest and think positive and all will be fine.
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    • Miriam July 1, 2018 at 11:58 pm #

      You are 100% wrong. Depression and mental illness is an illness, and you can think positive until you are blue in the face. That is not going to “cure” any kind of mental illness. Drastic measures sometimes have to be taken in order to effectively treat it that goes beyond meds and therapy alone. And a very hard and stressful work schedule without breaks can cause situational depression, but that is very different from clinical depression or other mental illnesses. I approved your comment only because others who may think the same way as you need to be educated, big time!


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