famous faces with depression


Feeling blue today?

Feeling like no one else understands what you are going through?

Feeling like you are the only one struggling with clinical depression?

Go to International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression  and click on “Famous Faces with Depression” to download their PDF. A few months ago, David Letterman also spoke about his experience with depression in public.

Maybe this will reassure you that even today, 121 million other people in this world face the same challenges as you do — and many have overcome it, and have come out better, happier, greater, and more self-aware because of depression.

We can recover together. Hang on in there, my friends…

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7 Responses

  1. M says:

    Knowing about this kind of stuff is inspiring, it makes me think that I might actually get well some day. I feel that I’m not alone.

    • nochnoch says:

      Hi M

      You ARE not alone. I believe we can all get over this some day – or manage depression so that it becomes part of us, and makes us better people.


  2. Tonya says:

    Noch Noch,

    “Misery loves company” comes to mind. Thank you for sharing. We are in this together. Hang in there!!

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about Noch Noch

Enoch Li, (pen name: Noch Noch) was born and raised in Hong Kong and Australia. She has also studied / worked / lived in the US, France, UK, Japan, The Netherlands, China, and has travelled to more than 40 countries. She loves travelling and her curiosity in foreign cultures and languages has led her to enjoy her life as an international executive in the banking & finance industry. However, she was forced to take time off work in 2010 due to her illnesses and after spending time in recovery, cooking, practising Chinese calligraphy, reading and writing – in short, learning to take care of herself and letting out the residual work stress, she has transitioned into a Social Entrepreneur and founded BEARAPY to help corporates make workplaces mentally healthy, and support executives to become more resilient.