Some of you may recognise the above quote as coming from Albert Camus' philosophical treatise on the issue of suicide 'The Myth of Sisyphus', and if not then that's ok - it's hardly a topic that's discussed freely in society. In fact, many would baulk at the prospect of considering suicide anything other than 'an easy way out' or a coward's death.
Over the next few weeks I'll be discussing this topic as openly and honestly as I can and I'd love to hear people's opinions on the matter. In the meantime, here's a beautiful song by Johnny Mandel which many of you will be familiar with. Listen, enjoy and ponder.
P.S. Below is an example of Japanese 'Engrish' which displays an endearingly optimistic view on depression