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

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

8 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Treatment of My Depression

We've all heard the cliche that hindsight is 20/20. It's an old saying, but it's true. My hindsight has given me so much depth of understanding about my life, especially as regards my mental illnesses. Obviously, it wasn't meant to be that I should know in the past all that I know now, and yet … Continue reading 8 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Treatment of My Depression

5 Common Practices That Negatively Affect Your Mental Health

Mental health. It's my favorite topic. Maybe it's because I have had so many issues with it that I find the subject fascinating, but I love learning about mental health problems and how to prevent or fix them. I've noticed, though, that we spend a lot of time talking about what we should do to … Continue reading 5 Common Practices That Negatively Affect Your Mental Health