Dealing with anxiety and depression sucks. I can say that, because I know from personal experience. But with a good sense of humor, it really isn’t the end of the world.
With 18% of Americans dealing with at least one anxiety disorder, it’s great to see that mental health is becoming less of a swept-under-the-rug topic. It’s a real issue, and people that deal with it daily should know that they are not alone.
Gemma Correll is an illustrator who has clinical anxiety and depression. According to Mashable, she does the illustrations to make light of a difficult condition.
“I suffer from clinical anxiety and depression and I find that the best way to deal with it is to find humour in it,” she told Mashable.
Check out the gallery to see what having anxiety and/or depression looks and feels like, and if you really like the mug at the end, it can be purchased here.
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How it feels to have depression is represented pretty well in this illustration depicting the worst theme park ever.
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What girls have to deal with on the internet can be very anxiety-inducing. Not even Snow White gets a break.
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Remember getting stickers as a kid? Wouldn't it be cool to get those for the stupid stuff we have to do as adults?
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Being an introvert can be hard when people don't get that sometimes you just want to be by yourself.
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Other real life horror movies: Did I lock my doors at home? Is the stove off? Did that guy who sneezed on the subway next to me have an infectious disease that I now have? IS WEBMD RIGHT ABOUT MY (probable) INCURABLE DISEASE!?
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BONUS: This mug is on sale at society6.