I Want to Show What Depression Looks Like So No One Else Suffers in Silence – by Faris Khalifa

An amazing person and heartbreaking view of depression. “Together we can carry the weight.”

Kindness Blog

I’m often asked about how I feel since I came out about my mental illness to the world and the answer is always the same: I’ve never felt better.

I was instantly reminded of my favorite quote from Tyrion Lannister of “Game of Thrones,” when he said:

“Never forget what you are; the rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.”

I saw the world from a totally different angle and that’s all it took, a change of perspective. I found that all of that energy used to hide, to wear that mask, was draining me, but now I hide no more. As cliche as it sounds, I guess this is what it feels like when people say they got a second lease on life.

Through your weaknesses, you find strength and through accepting who you are, you’ll find…

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