155+ Quotes about Depression that Help Others Understand the Struggle

According to the World Health Organization, 280 million people suffer from depression globally. This mental health issue runs deeper than mood swings or feeling down. It can become a serious health condition that impedes one’s life. At its worst, depression can lead to suicide. It’s been estimated more than 700,000 people die of depression-related suicide.

But there is good news. Depression can be treated either with medication, counseling, or both. It can also be alleviated or averted with support, love, and a healthier mindset. These quotes are designed to help people understand  depression in others. Whether someone you know at work or home is struggling these sayings can be the first step in turning things around.

Quotes about Depression


Depression impacts 1 in 10 adults in the US according to reports.

Let’s begin with some simple and insightful quotes about depression that encourage people to seek help.

  • Depression can kill.

81+ Out of Office Message Examples for All Major US Holidays

Major holidays are one the few times each year when you’re allowed a day off from work without the expectation of replying to vendors, coworkers, or even the boss. Some employees and small businesses take an whole week off to spend time with family and friends, whether it’s Christmas Day, Thanksgiving, Labor Day weekend, or another one of the US holidays.

And rightfully so. Everyone is entitled to take the day off for all major US holidays… even entrepreneurs in my opinion. No matter how much of a workaholic you are, you need time to recharge the batteries. If you need a logical reason to take a break, people who take vacations have lower stress levels and come back from breaks even more motivated to achieve goals.

If you’re looking for an out-of-office message to setup before the holidays, here are more than a few auto-reply messages you can use.

7 Of The Best Lisbon Food Tours You’ll Want To Try

3. Gourmet Lisbon Food and Wine Tour

Cod Fritters Lisbon Portugal by Authentic Food Quest
We discovered Pataniscas de Bacalhau in Portugal on a food tour

Lisbon, a city built on seven hills, is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. 

Exploring the city on a walking food and wine tour is a wonderful way to know the sights and cuisine.

On this tour, you’ll explore Lisbon’s neighborhoods and enjoy local Portuguese flavors. 

As you walk around, you’ll learn the history of the different neighborhoods while discussing Portuguese culture and politics. 

The gourmet food and wine tour will introduce you to Portugal’s strong cafe culture. Life revolves around coffee and you’ll learn how to order and drink like a local. 

As you visit the city’s landmarks, you’ll stop for codfish or bacalhau, a treasured Portuguese food.

Other stops will have you sample Portuguese bread and cheese as well as traditional drinks from “green wine” to

Old Europe Cheese Listeria Outbreak holds at six sick in six States

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are collecting different types of data to investigate a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections.

Epidemiologic, traceback, and laboratory data show that cheese made by Old Europe Cheese, Inc. may be contaminated with Listeria and may be making people sick.

Epidemiologic and Traceback Data

As of September 28, 2022, six people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from six states (see map). Sick people’s samples were collected from August 6, 2017, to August 5, 2022 (see timeline).

Sick people range in age from 56 to 83 years, with a median age of 78, and 67% are female. Five people have been hospitalized, and no deaths have been reported.

The true number of sick people in this outbreak is likely higher than the number reported, and the outbreak

California Court Upholds USDA Swine Slaughter Inspection Rule

In a recent hearing, Jeffrey White, U.S. District Judge of the Northern District of California, upheld a USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) program for pork processing plants that gives plant employees a greater role in the inspection process. The New Swine Slaughter Inspection System, enacted by the agency in late 2019, changed the way pork slaughterhouses run, ruling that pork processing plants’ employees could conduct inspections in the plant, thereby reducing the number of government inspectors needed by as much as 40%.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit were Food and Water Watch, the Center for Food Safety, and the Humane Farming Association. The lawsuit alleged that NSIS violated the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA). In his ruling, Judge White noted that the inspections by employees did not violate this legislation.

In his ruling, Judge White stated that, although the 2019 final rule permits plant employees to pre-sort animals