• Birthday Blues are Real & Usual: 10 Ways How I Conquered Mine - A Millennial Woman
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    My 10 proven ways to help you manage birthday depression

    Is there any such word as Birthday Blue? Is it real? Why do people feel sad and depressed around their birthdays? I had all these questions when I started feeling sad and low few days before my birthday. Then I realized the words ‘Birthday sadness’ and ‘Birthday Blues’ don’t do justice to how we are feeling. Luckily, I did few things (knowingly and unknowingly) that helped me manage birthday depression. Here’re the 10 ways how I conquered my Birthday Blues! Start the morning right On my birthday last month, I felt so low I didn’t want to leave my bed. But I still dragged myself out, made a cup of…

  • Feeling Sad on Birthday? Here's Why You Don't Have to Feel Ashamed - A Millennial Woman
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    Birthday Depression: What Makes Birthdays Absolutely Hard for You

    Birthdays are special, birthdays are fun! And every one of us is ‘supposed’ to be happy on our birthday. However, many of us feel the exact opposite, they feel sad and depressed on or around their birthday. I felt too. And that’s why friends, I can tell you that you don’t need to feel ashamed of your birthday depression. What made my birthdays sad… Since my mom’s death three years ago, I didn’t have the same zeal to celebrate my birthday. But this year it was different and dreadful. That adamant wish to just stay in bed, not to talk to anyone at all (not even my family), and hate…