EppsNet Archive: Depression

The Ideal Consumer

15 May 2016 /
Makeup before attendance

The ideal consumer is someone who is anxious, depressed and constantly dissatisfied. Academic studies from the most respected institutions show that sad people are bigger spenders. Why do you think our lives are saturated with images of flawless, unattainable beauty?


Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not just surrounded by assholes. — William Gibson


I’ve Been in a Room

17 Jan 2008 /

I’ve never been lonely. I’ve been in a room — I’ve felt suicidal. I’ve been depressed. I’ve felt awful — awful beyond all — but I’ve never felt that one other person could enter that room and cure what was bothering me . . . or that any number of people could. . . .

— Charles Bukowski