My first introduction to the Carpe Diem: Sieze the day! phrase was a hair-raising scene in the movie Dead Poets Society. The voice was Robin Williams. By now we know he took his own life after battling depression and other difficult things.
The Dark Room
Perhaps the silver lining is a new level of awareness about Depression, Bipolar Disorder and even Parkinson’s disease. Through the media, I heard a powerful description of depression that sounds familiar to me: Depression is a disease that wants to get you in a dark room alone so you can’t see the promising light of a new day.