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  • Understanding Depression

    Dealing with depression can feel especially difficult, because the symptoms it generates (i.e. tiredness, lethargy and lack of enthusiasm) can deter those suffering from seeking the very treatment that would put an end to their symptoms.

  • Eight Ways to Actively Fight Depression

    By treating it like any other physical disease and taking the actions that will destroy the parasites infecting your mental state, you can conquer your depression.

  • The Critical Inner Voice That Causes Depression

    When someone is in a depressed state, the hopelessness they feel seems to cloud the lens through which they see the world, and in no case is this lens as harsh as when it is turned on themselves.

  • What To Do When a Loved One is Depressed

    The important message to get across to people at these times is that depression is not only treatable but temporary. There are ways to get over their depression, and you are there for them to help them through it.

Dealing with depression can feel especially difficult because the symptoms it generates (i.e. tiredness, lethargy and lack of enthusiasm) can deter people from seeking the very treatment that would put an end to their symptoms. Though there are times when depression feels like a demoralizing cycle, the reality is that depression is not only extremely treatable but it is temporary. For most people, depression only lasts for a limited amount of time. Treatment options are vast, and there are many ways to actively fight depression. Here you can get a better understanding of what may be causing your depression, while learning important tools for overcoming symptoms of depression.

Oct. 24 – Helping Clients Overcome Depression

Depression the most common mental health disorder in the United States affecting nearly one in 10 U.S. adults. According to the World Health Organization, by the year 2020, depression will be the second most common health problem in the world. With depression on the rise, it is ...

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This Is What Teen Depression Looks Like

I want you to picture a person with depression. Are you seeing the dark bedroom, filthy sweatpants, empty eyes, poor health and general lack of prosperity? You know what I see when I picture depression? A blonde, blue-eyed teenage girl. ...

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Effective Ways to Fight Depression

Watch a Video of this one-hour Webinar with Dr. Lisa Firestone: Download slides from the Webinar here. Webinar Description: When someone is in a depressed state, the hopelessness they feel seems to cloud the lens through which they see the world, and ...

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Finding Your Cure for Depression

What if I told you that 350 million people worldwide were afflicted with an illness that can significantly compromise their quality of life? What if this disease could leave them tired, drained, achy, irritable, apathetic, restless, hopeless and  even at ...

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How Negative Thoughts Are Ruining Your Life

Last year, a study of more than 30,000 people revealed that harping on negative life events (particularly through rumination and self-blame) can be the prime predictor of some of today’s most common mental health problems. Results from the eye-opening U.K. study, the ...

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The Value of Depression

There is a problem with the conventional wisdom about mental illness. The conventional wisdom is that mental illnesses are caused by chemical imbalances, genetic dynamics and brain abnormalities. That belief encourages people to ignore the meaning of the symptoms and ...

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