Tagged: depression

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Is depression in my genes?

Where does depression come from? Like we talked about before, there are many theories (ideas for why something happens that scientists put together from facts and based on how the world seems to work). There is...

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Trust Yourself

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of...

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Self-Care Outside of Therapy

Actual Conversation: Person 1: I go to therapy every week, why do I need to do anything else about this? Person 2: If you do your self-care work, therapy is going to go a lot...

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Writing away the Stigma

I recently found out about this book Writing Away the Stigma: Ten Courageous Writers Tell True Stories About Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, OCD, PTSD & more One in four American adults will endure the trials of...

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More Than Saddness

Depression is more than sadness. It is more than not being able to get out of bed. Depression means many things to many people. It can be hard to talk about or even get...

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The Happy Secret to Better Work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires...

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Talking about Depression

It can be really hard to start a conversation about depression with someone you care about. Because depression doesn’t show up as a physical illness like a chest cold or a stomach bug it...

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Not Alone

Watch this powerful video featuring inspiring stories of struggle. Sometimes when you are feeling alone, it can help to hear from others with similar hardships. What did you think? Share your thoughts on the...

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Difficulty with Diagnoses

If your doctor tells you that you may be depressed, what does that really mean? Maybe some of the “symptoms” you have could be from something else like: trouble adjusting to a new situation at school or home...