12 Warning Signs of Depression
This article presents the top 12 warning signs and symptoms of Major Depression Episode. Depression caught in the earliest presenting stages (signs & symptoms) has the best response to treatment (psychotherapy and/or prescriptions) and with treatment the fastest rate of recovery. There is no time to waste. Therefore, it is important to to see a…Read More
Therapy for Depression. How does it Help ?
How Does Psychotherapy Help Those with Depression? There are several scientifically proven approaches to therapy for depression that help people recover. These include cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic. Psychotherapy for depression offers people the opportunity to identify the factors that contribute to their depression and to deal effectively with the psychological, behavioral, cognitive, emotional, interpersonal, and…Read More
The Worst Thing about Depression: a Simple Explanation for Family and Friends
What It Feels Like to Be Depressed What is the worst thing about being depressed? You feel Broken, Hopeless, and Alone. Even if you have people in your life who would support you, you feel like you can’t open up to them. They wouldn’t understand anyway. So you withdraw from everyone. Negative thoughts replay in…Read More
Mindfulness: transforming difficult emotions
How do you transform the relationship you have with your emotions? I recommend several different techniques and the rationale behind them. I will be succinct and straight forward in my recommendations, all of which fall into the category of “Mind Training” or “Lojong”. Mind training originates from the Eastern practices and wisdoms that are more…Read More