“I look at you and I think there’s no way she has anxiety.” (A message I received last night.)⠀
Because this right here is the highlight reel.
This is the 5%. The tip of the iceberg.
The curated and carefully chosen glimpse into our lives.
You may see a laughing, happy photo of someone who is in the midst of a dark depression.
You may see a beautiful vacay photo from someone who is dealing with crippling anxiety.
Sometimes depression looks like me laying in bed all day, sometimes it looks like me laughing on a date with Anthony- garnering what strength I have left to enjoy a few hours alone. Sometimes anxiety looks like a full blown panic attack and sometimes it looks like me smiling through all the terrifying thoughts I’m having.
This is depression and anxiety.