Nowadays, the number of people suffering from depression is significantly increasing, and those who suffer from hidden depression fight against their inner demons while people around them are completely unaware of it.
We started suppressing feelings and problems instead of sharing them with someone close, and this only aggravates the issue.
Yet, everyone needs to know the most common signs of hidden depression, so if you notice them in someone you know, it is time to act and help:
- They cannot calm down their mind
Their thoughts are quick, deep, and analytical, so they face difficulties to calm their mind.
- Hide their mood
Depressive people are good at hiding their feelings, so their mood swings are rarely obvious since they can easily fake a smile.
- They search for meaning
Depressed people anxiously search for the purpose in life, and are often obsessed with existential questions.
- Irregular sleeping patterns
Depressed people often battle with insomnia or spend their days sleeping.
- They are pessimistic
Intelligence often goes hand in hand with depression, and depressive people are good at solving problems, but they tend to be pessimistic.
- Abandonment issues
Depressed people often avoid getting close to other people due to their fear