It is not unusual to feel a little sad, moody and over emotional for short periods of time. However when those feeling become very intense and last over a long period of time, there is a good chance you are depressed. It is a serious condition that can severely affect your lifestyle and health – you should seek help

The way you feel about yourself is affected by depression. Life can become difficult and chaotic such that even the simplest of tasks become difficult to manage with depression. Rather than suffer on your own, look at the treatments available and consult your local GP or therapist. There are also a number of ‘depression self-management tools’ that you can do yourself.