There are many that seek support that do not recognize they are experiencing a clinical depression. This is an illness, not a state of mind that one can fight their way out of. Perhaps you have experienced the illusion of doing so, in the end the symptoms return with a vengeance and begins to affect your life in a significant way whether it is work, a relationship or both. Fatigue, lack of motivation, memory difficulties, problems with decision making and concentration issues are symptoms as well as the better known ones of sadness, crying, hopelessness, helplessness and possibly suicidal thoughts. By challenging your negative thoughts and perceptions, considering medication and other solutions, there can be a way out.