Depression is characterized by a loss of zest for life, loss of enjoyment, or a deeply depressed mood for most of the day. These feelings last at least two weeks.
Features / symptoms of depression are:
How do I know if I have depression?
In some cases, you feel temporarily depressed and there is not really a medical depression. But gloom can turn into depression. A (imminent or untreated) burnout can also lead to depressive complaints.
In short, in all cases it is wise to actively deal with sad feelings. The sooner you do this, the more chance there is for improvement.
What Can I do about depression?
In our conversations I can help you learn to look at yourself, others and life in a different way.