I Left My Cushy Job to Study Depression. Here’s What I Learned.

The self-loathing that often strikes in adolescence can fuel our inner critics

Mariana Barakchieva

One thing I learned was that even at our most fragile, we are more resilient than we imagine ourselves to be.

Mariana Barakchieva

Down to the bone, depression sounded like a loss of innocence.

The inner critic sounds like the truth or else feels inevitable, immutable, and ingrained in our personality. But it’s not.

Mariana Barakchieva

Social entrepreneur & editor of ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ — deeply personal stories by 13 authors & thinkers https://amzn.to/3dFG683

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