There are many things in our life that we just don’t recognize or are aware of. My daughter recently told me, “Dang dad, your breath stinks.” Well, I had no idea. Just the other day I was in an office and a lady walked in dragging a piece of tissue on her shoe. I’m confident she was not aware of it.
On a deeper issue, Americans are more depressed now and don’t know it. People are reporting symptoms of depression that they didn’t recognize as depression.
A new study of 6.9 million Americans is showing that more are depressed now than in decades. “Americans reported substantially higher levels of depressive symptoms, particularly somatic symptoms, in the 2000s–2010s compared to the 1980s–1990s.”
Read the full article: 5 Classic Signs of Depression Most People Don’t Recognize.