Category Archives: depression

Men and Depression

In my years of facilitating groups I have on occasion facilitated men only groups. One issue that comes up is depression. We all have bouts of sadness now and then and when those bouts of sadness interfere with our daily … Continue reading

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How to Help Yourself if You Are Depressed

Depressive disorders can make one feel exhausted, worthless, helpless, and hopeless. It is important to realize that these negative views are part of the depression and do not accurately reflect the actual circumstances. Negative thinking fades as treatment begins to … Continue reading

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Types of Depression

Whether you’re a college student in the middle of a major slump, a new mom who can’t pinpoint why she’s feeling so glum, or a retiree grieving over the loss of a loved one, that question isn’t an easy one … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Depression 2

Everyone gets the blues from time to time. In fact, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, major depressive disorder (also known as depression) affects 7 percent of adult Americans every year, and chronic, mild depression affects 2 percent. … Continue reading

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Self-Care for Depression

As a clinical psychologist, Mary Pipher, PhD, designed “healing packages” for her patients: activities, resources, and comforts to help them recover from trauma. Then, after Dr. Pipher’s book Reviving Ophelia became a runaway best-seller, she herself suffered from an episode … Continue reading

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The mindful way through depression

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Yoga & Depression

From an article on the Yoga International web site: Anyone who has suffered from depression understands how deep, abiding sadness or worthlessness can infiltrate and affect every aspect of our being. Our psychological makeup, physical health, mental outlook, and even … Continue reading

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