"One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness." -Jackie Kennedy
If only you could correct sadness by not letting yourself think sad thoughts, everyone would be at 100% all the time.
Some suggest that those on the street who are battling depression can snap out of it or think positive. However, when depression is deep enough to cause you to lose your friends, family and housing… it is much more complex.
A Harvard Health Publication from the Harvard Medical School stated, “To be sure, chemicals are involved in this process, but it is not a simple matter of one chemical being too low and another too high. Rather, many chemicals are involved, working both inside and outside nerve cells. There are millions, even billions, of chemical reactions that make up the dynamic system that is responsible for your mood, perceptions, and how you experience life.”
As for the man in this photo, he was once a diesel mechanic.