How Exercise Treats Depression
I've been saying this a lot the las [...]
Fight Insomnia with this Super Easy and Effective Tip for Better Sleep- Magnesium
One of my favorite new sleep tips i [...]
Treat Depression with Light
Feeling Depressed? Here’s a simple [...]
Find the Truth: How Mindfulness Shines a Light on Depression’s Lies
As you know, I’ve written often on [...]
How Does Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Help with Depression?
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Take These Steps to Cope with Depression
We all experience feelings of sadness and grief from time to time, but major depressive disorder is a diagnosable and serious medical condition. Currently, one in six adults are affected by depression at some point in their life—episodes usually first arising in late teens/mid-20s—and that number is almost double for women. Learning how to cope with depression is an ongoing, but manageable challenge. But, before we get to such steps, let’s first examine the illness itself. […]
Same Argument Over and Over? Could Automatic Responses be Causing It?
Why do you suppose Groundhog Day remains a popular movie, some 23 years after its release? I’d suggest it has to do with the recognition of how repetitive patterns and automatic responses can give any of us that sense of deja vu. Didn’t we have this argument already? Where have I heard that response before? Was it yesterday or last week that we said all of this, word for word? […]
What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)?
This psychological intervention ble [...]
Ways to Curb Mania and Hypomania for Bipolar Disorder
This is an excellent blog post for [...]
Anger Management Meditation: How Mindfulness Helps Control Anger
What does it mean to you when you say, “I’m angry”? To be blunt, the possibilities are limitless. Anger is an emotion and thus, subject to an infinite number of ever-evolving variables. Our feelings belong to us and manifest uniquely in each of us. Of course, anger is no different.The good news: Anger is a form of information that can help guide us.The not-so-good news: We can sometimes process this information in counterproductive ways, for example: […]