Vintage Photographs Of People Posing With Job Hunting Signs On The Streets During The Great Depression

Vintage Photographs Of People Posing With Job Hunting Signs On The Streets During The Great Depression

Following the Crash of 1929, which occurred on October 29, 1929, people quickly found that the jobs they thought were secure, were not only not secure, they were gone. That day became known as Black Tuesday. It was the day the stock market took a huge hit, as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors. The Great Depression followed the crash of 1929… banks failed, businesses closed, city streets were desolate, families lost their homes, and unemployment in rose to nearly 25%. Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese Illustrator Gives Thought-Provoking Chills With Haunting Artwork

Japanese illustrator Avogado6 doesn’t offer much of a description of himself in his Twitter profile, simply stating that “I’m an ordinary person who likes chemistry. I create video works,” but one look at his thought-provoking artwork reveals that his interests run far deeper than that. Continue reading »

Artist Illustrates How His Adopted Cat Helped Him Cope With Depression Over The Past 2 Months

Artist Illustrates How His Adopted Cat Helped Him Cope With Depression Over The Past 2 Months

Yash Pandit is an artist from Mumbai, India who has been struggling with mental health problems for a while now. And recently he received much-needed help from someone unexpected – a cat named Bagheera. Continue reading »

“My Surreal Photography Is A Reflection On Years Of Depression”

"My Surreal Photography Is A Reflection On Years Of Depression"

Gabriel Isak was born in Huskvarna, Sweden. He uses photography as a metaphor for experiences of the soul by creating photographs that are simple in form, but rich in ideas and emotions. His imagery entails surreal and melancholic scenes inspired by the inner world of dreams and psychology, where he invites the viewer to interact with the internal world of solitary figures that symbolize our own unconscious states. Continue reading »

Illustrator Sow Ay Explain What Depression And Anxiety Feels Like Through These Comics

Illustrator Sow Ay Explain What Depression And Anxiety Feels Like Through These Comics

Depression doesn’t always have an end date. Sow Ay is an artist who regularly channels his experiences with depression and anxiety into wonderfully expressive comics for the world to see. Continue reading »

“Life Is Too Short To Be Unhappy”: Dublin Student Beat Depression By Befriending Sharks, Stingrays And Pigs In The Bahamas

“Life Is Too Short To Be Unhappy”: Dublin Student Beat Depression By Befriending Sharks, Stingrays And Pigs In The Bahamas

Awesome underwater pictures show the 23-year-old diver cosying up to a range of animals including turtles, stingray and sharks. The sunny selfies were taken in the Bahamas by Stuart’s Cove dive instructor and native of the island, Amelia Klonaris – who beat depression by embracing her incredible beach paradise lifestyle. Continue reading »

Polish Artist Illustrates His Fight Against Depression In Mysterious Dark And Surreal Paintings

Polish Artist Illustrates His Fight Against Depression In Mysterious Dark And Surreal Paintings

Depression is not easy thing to deal with, but sometimes you can take your weakness and turn it into something beautiful.

That’s exactly what polish artist Dawid Planeta did – to help himself he created an imaginary world where a small man is traveling through long forgotten jungle meeting his weaknesses and fears presented as giant animals with glowing eyes. The vision created by the artist is dark, mysterious, and very beautiful. Continue reading »

The Winter Anti-Depression Book – Everything Contained In This Book Is Purely From Personal Experience

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A girl named Sasha from the city of Saint Petersburg once had a disease called depression. Then she drew this comic book about depression, how to cope with it and why it happens. Continue reading »

Rare Color Photos From The Depression Era

Rare Color Photos From The Depression Era

These vivid color photos from the Great Depression and World War II capture an era generally seen only in black-and-white. Photographers working for the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later the Office of War Information (OWI) created the images between 1939 and 1944. Continue reading »