Holly Chisholm was diagnosed with depression and ADHD in December of 2016. Her therapist suggested her to try journaling. She hates journaling.
By her own words, “I’ve been drawing since I was a child, I had fallen out of the habit. This comic was my compromise between drawing an journaling; it helped me record how I was feeling at the time and work through some of the darkness.”
She also says that it was very hard for her to put her thoughts and fears in the open, but “the responses and messages of support from people made me realize how much it was needed to talk about mental health, and show what it can really be like.”
The comics of hers covers a variety of topics, like love, depression, self-reflection and anxiety.
“After about 6 months of making comics, I decided to quit my job and freelance part-time so that I could dedicate more time to making and promoting Just Peachy. In the future, I hope to make a book and raise awareness about mental health and my personal struggle with depression.” were the final thoughts, she shared with us.
So scroll down to see the works of a good comic artist – maybe you find something familiar here!