Celebrity Depression, Spiritual Lessons
Learning from those public personalities who have the courage to share their mental health struggles with the world.
By Therese J. Borchard
When it comes to depression, I search everywhere for guides--people who can teach me how to live with it, or at least how to give it meaning. And when a celebrity--some Hollywood type or important politician--joins the crusade to end discrimination against the mentally ill, I take copious notes on how she has managed to stay both sane and successful. Here are some spiritual lessons I've gleaned from courageous celebrities that have "come out" to help other depressives, like me.