This, too, will pass
“A lot of people spend their life coming in and out of episodes,” Dr. Seide continued to explain. Perhaps for some, this is a bleak reality. But rather than fretting the fact that depression can return (a really rather expected part of the human condition), perhaps we can take comfort in knowing that it will also go away again. That truth might just calm us down, and discourage us from reacting in some of the damaging ways Dr. Seide outlined, which we’ll go over next.