For more years than she’d like to admit, 52-year old Sharon had been depressed. She described it as a dark cloud following her every move. She struggled to get through her daily responsibilities. Activities that might take most of us a few minutes to do took her hours to complete. Sharon lived in the land of negativity; she was overcome with racing thoughts. In some ways, Sharon thought living with depression was her fate because she witnessed her mother suffer for years without treatment.