What Eeyore has taught us about acceptance

Eeyore, his depression and his friends

You know the character, Eeyore, from the Winnie the Pooh classics. He’s the donkey who is always down, never sees sunshine in anything, suffers low self-esteem, has a droopy posture and has issues with his body image (the tail).

In short, Eeyore suffers major depression and his low episodes have lasted decades.

He’s never taken medication or seen a counselor (and he may have benefitted from this treatment). But despite that, he has friends who accept him and love him for exactly who he is.

He can be grumpy. But that’s never been a … Read more...