Depression

How to help my friend with depression

Although I do not have depression myself, my best friend and now girlfriend suffers from pretty serious depression as well as OCD. I have learned a lot from helping her to care for herself and caring for her, and I’d like to share some of that here. PLEASE NOTE: these strategies worked for her, but…

Is depression really an illness?

The iconic brand in floor care you trust.Evolve keeps you rolling between those clean-ups you planned and the ones you just didn’t see coming.It is not. I have always had a somewhat natural tendency to be sad, since my teenage years.While I used to appear happy to the outside world, making jokes and smiling, many…

What does depression look like?

*Long answer ahead* Depression for me at least (can’t speak for everyone who’s struggled with it) looks like this: ps: I know I look ugly don’t judge. I was depressed. Btw I just wanted to say that I have bipolar disorder so when I’m depressed it’s considered bipolar depression When the top 2 photos were…

How to get out of anxiety by myself

Coping with Depression Tips for Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to take the steps that will help you to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,”…

Does depression REALLY get better?

Before you shop at Amazon Prime, read this.The dead giveaway that tells you when Amazon’s giving you a better price than other retailers.Things can and will get better. As someone with over 30 years experience with depression, here are my tips. Step back and look at yourself from the outside, like you are another person.…

What are the best treatments for depression?

There are different ‘types’ of depression. One ‘type’ is called ‘situational’ depression and is more commonly a short-term response to a specific, recent loss. This may be the loss of a loved one through death or relationship change, or a job loss or health related concern.Another type of depression is called dysthymia. This is chronic…

Has anyone coped with extreme depression for life?

I had countless depressive episodes. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and plan not to go further in psychotherapy at the moment… I am quite sure I also live with a bunch of other mental illnesses that required medication, currently I don’t have access to these for reasons I wish not to share now,…

How does one overcome depression and anxiety?

(Edvard Munch Anxiety [1]) I want to answer this from the perspective of C.G. Jung’s depth psychological approach because in my experience, both personal and professional, this way of seeing into anxiety and depression offers not only deep insight into the problem, but also, profound healing. What I mean by healing is that you embrace…

Why do we love depression?

What is depression? The opposite of depression is not happiness. In psychology happiness can broadly fit into being described as a mood state , emotion, or feeling . It is not the baseline state of being. It can arise from a positive experience, reflection, be proactively cultivated, or be of random inexplicable happenstance. However the…