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How To Tell If You're Depressed, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

How do you act when you're feeling down? Sometimes people reveal that they are sad or depressed in ways that are hard to recognize. The way one person acts when depressed has to do with their personality, and since astrology often gives an accurate insight into personality traits when analyzing zodiac signs, exploring this ancient science might be helpful.

Besides, feeling depressed or going through depression is not something that anyone wants to experience. But unfortunately, it happens. Life is beautiful but it's anything but easy. It can be overwhelming, scary at times and harsh. The world is not the nicest place to live in. Depression is out there and it hurts. 

Being in a depressive state is not good for the mind, body, or soul. It can make life seem more grey and uninviting. It is hard to avoid feeling depressed. Peace within ourselves fully is hard to achieve. 

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The thing about feeling depressed is it won't last forever. It is not insurmountable no matter how hard it feels. But it does become debilitating when we don't ask for help. Help is always out there, remember that. People are a lot more willing and understanding than you would think. Most people can probably relate to you when you go through a hard time. 

Every person reacts differently to handling depressing feelings.

It is hard to not react a certain way. Our bodies seem to go into a defensive mode when going through hard times. The way we defend ourselves is by acting in different sort of defense mechanisms, including depression. They aren't always the best ways to go about it though. 

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Some people seem to change a lot when they are in this mode. As said feeling depressed isn't  easy so it's only reasonable that the way we handle it might not always be advisable. It is able to beat. You will always come out of the storm stronger than you went in. 

Looking into astrology and your zodiac sign can help determine how your horoscope sign (or someone you love) will react when feeling depressed.

ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Aries do not act like themselves when they are feeling depressed. They are normally always on the go. They typically love the feeling of being full of life and dynamic. But when they feel down they become stagnant and not as motivated. They do not do as much as they normally would. Aries will need to remember how invigorating life can be and get back to being the hard hitter they normally are. 

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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Taurus Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Taurus when depressed become close-minded. They are typically stubborn, yes, but this is a new height. Nothing goes right. They tend to close other people out from telling them otherwise. When in that state of being everything can seem like its going against them. They need to try and open up their thoughts so they can heal. 

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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

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When depressed Geminis are more unpredictable than anything else. Their emotions are running haywire and they do not know how to contain them. They are more impulsive and not very reasonable. Each day is a different array of vast emotions. There is a way to contain the fast coming and going emotions. Asking for some help is the first step. 

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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Cancer Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Cancers will be consumed in a lot of tears and tissues when feeling depressed. They are not good at containing emotions and it comes out big time. They need to release all of those pent-up emotions if they want to feel any better. It can be cathartic when they release all that. They just need to get up and moving and not stay in the crying mode if they want to move on. 

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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leo Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Leos are typically proud and confident. They are the sign of the lion and normally do not falter. But when feeling depressed they take a 180 turn. They become more insecure. It is hard for them to see what they saw in themselves before. Their self-image is altered and this is hard for them. Their confidence absolutely can be brought back. Once they begin to feel better they remember how badass they are. 

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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Virgo Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Virgos when feeling blue become so quiet you might think they have laryngitis. They do not want to talk to anyone. They already are guarded and this magnifies that to the extreme. Virgos become inverted and stay away from people who will ask questions. They need to eventually open up and let people in. Having someone there to help is not the worst thing in the world. 

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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libra Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Libras when feeling depressed will try to convince everyone that they aren't. They act out in some ways that they probably wouldn't have before. They may be a little more extreme and impulsive than ever before. Making rash decisions isn't always the right way to handle what they are feeling. If they start going down this path they should become aware and try to avoid going down too deep as much as they can.

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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Scorpio Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Scorpios become emotional over everything when going through rough times. When they feel depressed everything seems to get a rise out of them. Things that didn't spark too much to them before immediately ignites a fit of feelings. They want to detach from that but it's hard for them too. Recognizing how they are feeling is good. They just need to try to use their best judgment. Having other people around to help is beneficial. 

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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Sagittarius Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Sagittarius will not be able to think clearly when feeling down. Depressed feelings to them overtake their normally optimistic and positive way of thinking. They become totally enthralled in their downward spiral of emotions. It is not a cake walk breaking away from that. But definitely not impossible.

In order to break free, they need to try and become more self-aware. Then they can begin the spiral upwards. 

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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorn Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Capricorns will do anything to distract themselves from depressing feelings. If they need to consume themselves in a new project, in work, or in a hobby they will. Ignoring the fact of whats happening to them is not the best way to go. Facing their problems is the right answer. The pill is hard to swallow but it is the best medicine. 

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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Aquarius Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Aquarius when feeling depressed become quite harsh. They are blunt and do not sugar coat anything. Even if it seems like its unnecessary to say. This acting out is not lost on them but they can't seem to control it when feeling way down. They are intellectual so they are observant. Soon they will observe and realize exactly what they need to begin to feel better. 

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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces Zodiac Sign Am I Depressed

Pisces when depressed become all in on artistic expression. It might take them a bit of time to snap out of this state but while in it they still feel the need to create.

Being in this creative state of mind can consume them a bit more than needed. They can become a little more in tune with their sad and depressive emotions. They need to try and remember that dwelling on those feelings can be unbeneficial. They will realize it, sometimes with a bit of help 

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Molly Given is a writer and lover of all things to do with mystery and magic in life. When she's not writing her fingers off she can be found planning her next adventure in a new part of the world.