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Depression

Are You Experiencing Depression? – How to Spot the Signs

Millions of people are affected by depression every day. There are so many different levels of depression. Plus, anxiety often accompanies depression. Because of this, it’s not always easy to spot the signs. The more you understand about varying degrees of depression, the better. It doesn’t always look the same for everyone. With that being said, there are some things to look...

One Man’s Story of Depression and the Four Things He Learned in his Healing

Good morning, Today we are sharing a great article from MindBodyGreen entitled 'The 4 Spiritual Principles That Helped Me Overcome Anxiety & Depression.' Author Sah D’Simone talks about his fall into depression and the four critical things he learned on his journey toward healing. Depression affects everyone differently but Sah makes a few good points worth noting: -Your suffering is nobody's fault—especially not...

Helping to Overcome Loneliness

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from Psychologytoday.com which in one author's opinion, shares three tips to help overcome loneliness. "Loneliness can take root deeply within you. Maybe your daily routine is punctuated by this pain emanating from an emptiness in your chest.'  'If so, you know that you are in trouble. It is a symptom of your severed connection...

Understanding Mental Health

Emotional well being, psychological well being, and social well being are all dimensions of mental health, and subject to change under stress. Mental health issues are rarely the result of one event, rather, they often develop over time as the result of linked causes. For example a stressful job, a difficult relationship, or a significant trauma can cause shifts in...

New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

Good morning, While we all know there is not one solution for everyone to experience their own happy, sometimes it is nice to explore other things that have helped other people on their journey to inner peace. This article from theladders.com entitled 'New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy' talks about four rituals you you can do to...