What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

I've lately been struggling with my dreams. I have visions and plans that I want to achieve, but achieving them seems impossible. And yet is giving up the best option? Something inside me says no. Even though it would be far easier just to surrender, if I did surrender, what would I be left with? … Continue reading What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

5 Habits You Need to Form to Help Beat Depression

If you have depression, of course you want to overcome it. And while it may be possible that you will not be able to cure it completely, at the very least you can make it better. All this depends, however, on the habits which govern your life. If your habits are negative, insular, and defeatist, … Continue reading 5 Habits You Need to Form to Help Beat Depression

40 Self-Care Ideas for a Whole and Happy You

We've talked about self-care in the past and how important it is for everyone to practice. We've discussed what self-care is and is not. But now perhaps it's a good time to look at a few concrete examples for the practice of self-care. I have divided these ideas into four groups based on the different … Continue reading 40 Self-Care Ideas for a Whole and Happy You

5 Strategies to Use When Having a Good Day Seems Impossible

We all have bad days. Sometimes, in fact, it can seem like life is composed entirely of bad days, especially if you are suffering from the dreadful burden that is depression. However, I believe that all bad days can be turned into good ones and that it is not impossible to salvage any day. And … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Use When Having a Good Day Seems Impossible

5 Things Never to Say to Someone With Depression

When we see someone suffering, of course we want to help. This is especially the case when we have a loved one who is going through the pains of depression. Unfortunately, however, those who try to help, though well intentioned, often say exactly the wrong thing. What seems like a simple solution to them is … Continue reading 5 Things Never to Say to Someone With Depression