This Comic Perfectly Explains Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

This Comic Perfectly Explains Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

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This Comic Perfectly Explains Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight
We all experience anxiety and depression at one point or another, but some of us experience these feelings chronically. It can be difficult for those who don’t suffer from these chronic disorders to understand those who do, so they can sometimes say some fairly insensitive things; “Why don’t you just get over it?” or “What […]

Anxiety and depression are two mental health disorders that many of us simply don’t get. Nick Seluk, the artist behind the popular Awkward Yeti webcomic, partnered with Sarah Flanigan, a reader who submitted her story to him, to explain how dealing with these disorders is a daily struggle.

We all experience anxiety and depression at one point or another, but some of us experience these feelings chronically. It can be difficult for those who don’t suffer from these chronic disorders to understand those who do, so they can sometimes say some fairly insensitive things; “Why don’t you just get over it?” or “What happened? You were so energetic yesterday.”

“As someone who’s experienced and has been around anxiety and depression, it was easy to illustrate in a way that complemented the storyteller,” Seluk told Bored Panda. “Sometimes those who haven’t experienced the extremes don’t understand what it’s like, almost to the point of resenting it.”

Thank you, Nick Seluk, for talking to Bored Panda about your awesome project!

Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/anxiety-depression-comics-nick-seluk-sarah-flanigan-awkward-yeti/

Guy’s Viral Letter Says Clinton’s ‘Time Of The Month’ Means She Can’t Be POTUS

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Guy’s Viral Letter Says Clinton’s ‘Time Of The Month’ Means She Can’t Be POTUS
Carl Unger, like many of us, has a lot of questions about this years presidential election. Namely, he wants to know what happens if Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is elected and, God forbid, she has her period in the White House. No, for real, someone seriously asked that question. This letter was published in the […]

The dude in the red would be the health department

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The dude in the red would be the health department
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Pregnant cat goes to health clinic for help
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Supernatural’s mental health support network is saving lives

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This Is The Only Giraffe Of Its Kind In The World. Its Truly A Sight To Behold

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This Is The Only Giraffe Of Its Kind In The World. Its Truly A Sight To Behold
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Scientists Find Alignment Between Heartbeats Of Dogs And Their Owners

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Scientists Find Alignment Between Heartbeats Of Dogs And Their Owners
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French Farmers Pose For Hot 2017 Calendar, And Everything Is Going To Be Fine Next Year

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French Farmers Pose For Hot 2017 Calendar, And Everything Is Going To Be Fine Next Year
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Wife Forces Husband to Sleep on Couch, Finds Him Dead in the Morning:”Life Is Too Short to Go to Bed Angry”

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Wife Forces Husband to Sleep on Couch, Finds Him Dead in the Morning:”Life Is Too Short to Go to Bed Angry”
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This Grandma Greeted Soldiers with Hugs for 12 YearsWhen She Wasnt There, They Had to Find Her

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Boss Brilliant Response To Employee Asking For Mental Health Day Off Goes Viral

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Boss Brilliant Response To Employee Asking For Mental Health Day Off Goes Viral
Parker, who works for live chat software engineering company Olark, has been a vocal advocate for supportive workplaces since writing an emotional essay in 2015 about her harrowing battle with mental health issues and how they affect her career. Corporate culture often stigmatizes depression, anxiety and other mental disorders, despite the fact that peak mental […]

I Used To Be Pro-Obamacare. Then It Saved My Shitty Life.

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I Used To Be Pro-Obamacare. Then It Saved My Shitty Life.
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The Best ‘Bachelor’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Week 8

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The Best ‘Bachelor’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Week 8
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And I’m one of them.

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And I’m one of them.
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Rolling Stone cover asks why can’t Canada PM be US president

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Rolling Stone cover asks why can’t Canada PM be US president
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