Christopher Palmer cannot identify the moment depression first consumed his life. As a young man, Chris learned to transform his persona to adapt to any situation and attempted to fit in with his peers. But he soon came to realize that a consistent depressive state was his safe place.
In a raw and candid memoir, Chris details his struggle with depression and how it manifested throughout his life while touching on how his complex feelings, especially frustration and anger, led to his depressive episodes as well as an attempted suicide. As he leads others through his roller coaster journey through an often misunderstood disease, Chris discloses how his deep desire for a better life prompted his quest to understand the cause of his depression and learn ways to overcome it. When he opened himself up to new ways of thinking, Chris made real changes in his life to conquer his debilitating depression and eventually find true happiness.
From Depressive to Impressive shares one man’s journey out of depression through a newfound understanding of mind, body, and spirit and, most importantly, the meaning of life.