Everyone feels a bit low sometimes – it’s the mental health equivalent of the common cold. But for some people it’s far more serious; life loses its sparkle and becomes hard work, you feel trapped, unfulfilled and don’t know what to do or where to turn. It’s not something you can “snap out of” and it can leave you feeling tired, lethargic and helpless.
Just like stress there is no definitive ‘tick list’ of symptoms, but common complaints include:
• General feelings of misery accompanied by mood swings