Hyperbole and a Half’s Adventures in Depression

This is, in all honesty, one of the most beautiful, moving, and funny things that I have encountered on the internet.

Everyone in the world needs to understand this:

But trying to use willpower to overcome the apathetic sort of sadness that accompanies depression is like a person with no arms trying to punch themselves until their hands grow back.  A fundamental component of the plan is missing and it isn’t going to work.

Click through and read the whole post.
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