Author Archives: Patrick Day

About Patrick Day

In 2010, I escaped from four long years of deep, dark depression. This blog shares lessons I learned from those years as depicted in my autobiography - How I Escaped from Depression - as well as other insights about depression and anxiety that only come from someone who has gone through it. When you have a heart attack, you become an expert in heart attacks. When you have diabetes, you become an expert in that condition. As such, I am an expert in depression, with a four-year experiential degree and graduate studies in how to live a life going forward that keeps the ever-lurking Depression at a healthy distance.

DEPRESSION IS REAL

I found this article in a blog I subscribe to. ________________________________________ Depression, like all mental illness, comes in many shapes and sizes. It can take years or just days to diagnose your mental illness based solely on the symptoms that … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue

Ten minutes ago, I was in the process of purchasing travel insurance for an upcoming trip. The person taking my order was a young woman named Theresa who lives in Wisconsin. We chatted while the policy processed in their system, … Continue reading

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A Sermon Of Truth About Depression

The message below comes from a pastor named Kathy Hurt, who went through two bouts of depression and is now not ashamed to discuss it. It is much like my story. I couldn’t write How I Escaped from Depression until … Continue reading

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Suicide

The following excerpt from my book, How I Escaped from Depression, addresses the question family and friends ask after a loved one commits suicide. “Why did he take his own life? He had so much to live for.” ________________________________________ Medication … Continue reading

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Battling Depression

Check out Best For Christ Magazine for my article on Battling Depression> ARTICLE LINK

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I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION I found this review on Amazon yesterday and felt it captured what I was trying to accomplish with How I Escaped from Depression. “This book could be considered a self … Continue reading

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DEPRESSION IS LIKE A REAL PERSON

DEPRESSION IS LIKE A REAL PERSON This excerpt comes from a book I wrote called How I Escaped from Depression, which can be seen on the following link: amazon Then Depression – that destroyer of my soul and afflicter of my … Continue reading

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