Can a person be both depressed and happy?

I would never call myself a pollyanna and yet, more often than not, I usually see the upsides of the downside.

No matter how depressed and sad I am I manage to laugh. Something, some little thing will bring a smile, a laugh, a chuckle.

No matter how gloomy my mood, or the weather, I can always find a ray of light.

No matter how low I sink into despair there will be moments of buoyancy.

On my wall is a framed tee-shirt. It was a gift from someone who seemingly knew me well. The tee-shirt says

“Compulsive, neurotic,
anti-social, manic
and paranoid,
But basically happy.”

And so I am…

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