Author shares his story to encourage others struggling with depression

Author shares his story to encourage others struggling with depression

- Author Matt Haig recently encouraged people battling depression on social media

- The accomplished writer shared his personal experience and revealed how he nearly killed himself 20 years ago

- Many Twitter users were motivated by his words; some depression survivors even shared their own stories

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Matt Haig, a very popular UK-based author, recently shared a post on Twitter in which he encouraged people who are battling with depression. The writer shared his personal experience about how he nearly died 20 years ago.

Haig says his depression almost pushed him to kill himself in Ibiza. At the time, he thought he had no future; that he would never be happy. But, two decades later, Matt is living his best life and he is doing well.

Going by his own story, Matt urged depressed people not to take their lives, because the impossible only happens by living. See the author's post below:

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A lot of people were encouraged by the words of the 44-year-old author. In fact, a number of Twitter users also shared their own stories of how they overcame depression and went on to succeed in their lives. Read some comments below:

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