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A Splintered Mind – Bloggers We Love

One thing about depression that makes it difficult to diagnose and treat is the sense of isolation depressed people feel. Depression has a “me against the world” quality to it that makes reaching out for help difficult because clearly no one has ever experienced what you are going through (or [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:37:18-07:00April 8th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A Splintered Mind – Bloggers We Love

Do I Have Depression?

If you've ever asked yourself "Do I have depression?" you already know that it can be a difficult question to answer. Depression in itself can be a tricky thing to diagnose. In some cases, people may ignore the signs and symptoms of depression because they just aren’t sure how severe symptoms [...]

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Depression Symptoms – What Does Depression Feel Like?

Depression symptoms are often described as a mood that is despairing and suicidal. The truth is that depression is more complicated than that, manifesting itself in a variety of symptoms. Depression is also closely tied to chronic illnesses, including chronic pain, that make depression symptoms hard to spot or identify [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:18:37-07:00April 5th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Depression Symptoms – What Does Depression Feel Like?

Green Beans Recipe with Spicy Red Sauce

Looking for a dish that will make your body happy from the inside, out? This green beans recipe contains tomatoes and green beans, both of which can aid in fighting depression. The tomatoes are high in folic acid and alpha-lipoic acid. Alpha-lipoic acid is essential in helping your body to [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:18:41-07:00April 4th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Green Beans Recipe with Spicy Red Sauce

Dealing With Depression – 7 Tips

Increasingly in the U.S. the spotlight is turning to mental health topics to build awareness and work towards comprehensive treatment approaches. Dealing with depression has been the target of numerous studies that look at solutions that are both preventative and action-oriented. Depression and chronic pain often go hand-in-hand, with each increasing [...]

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Who Gets Depression?

Who gets depression? In the U.S., poverty, race and ethnicity, domestic abuse victims, adolescents, LGBTQ, and the elderly: these groups have a higher incidence of mental health challenges due to a complicated mix of factors. One thing is certain, regardless of age and circumstance: access to quality diagnosis and treatment [...]

By |2016-11-17T16:29:57-07:00April 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Light Changes In Winter: Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

As many who live above the 40th parallel in the U.S. can attest, the change in light as we approach the winter months brings about some very real physical responses. Many of us feel a little more lethargic as the days grow shorter and the nights get longer and colder. [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:27:12-07:00December 10th, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Light Changes In Winter: Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder

4 Reasons You Should Be Meditating If You Have Chronic Pain

Meditation, specifically mindfulness meditation, is having a moment in medical news. From Anderson Cooper’s 60 Minutes profile on mindfulness meditation to schools implementing mindfulness training to help students deal with stress and anxiety, meditation is gaining ground as a complementary treatment for chronic conditions, including pain. Mindfulness meditation asks a [...]

Getting The Support You Need Over The Holidays

The winter holidays can be a joyful time. Family comes from near and far, and there are plenty of opportunities to gather with friends. Food from many traditions graces the table, and games and gifts are plentiful. For many people, there is nothing quite like the beauty and fellowship of [...]

By |2018-11-18T18:49:33-07:00November 28th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Getting The Support You Need Over The Holidays