Archive for the ‘Depression’ Category

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Victims often feel as if they do not have control over the situations they face on a daily basis. They blame others for the bad things that happen to them, and they often feel frustrated with their doctors when counseling is offered instead of medication. This can cause the patients to feel depressed and isolated, […]

Getting Help for Postpartum Depression

Monday, December 9th, 2013

If you have recently had a baby, then your doctor may have spoken with you about postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is a disorder that is widely misunderstood in the medical field, and many doctors disagree about how it should be diagnosed. If you started feeling differently after the birth of your baby, then you need […]

Tips for Naturally Overcoming Depression

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Life can be difficult, and it is easy to become overwhelmed by the negative influences that you face on a daily basis. This constant stream of stress and bad news can cause depression, and you may find that it is hard to start thinking positively again. If you are struggling to overcome your depression, then […]

Less Is More

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

In today’s society, people seem to be focused on getting their hands on as many things as possible. They want more money, bigger houses, faster cars and nicer clothes, and they feel like a failure if they don’t reach these lofty goals. No matter how much they have, they keep looking for more, and this […]

College Students and the Habit of Frontloading

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

College students often enjoy social events that allow them to take a break from their classes and studies, and many of these events include large amounts of alcohol. Some students attempt to increase their levels of intoxication by consuming alcohol before each occasion. This is known as frontloading, and it can have dangerous consequences. Why […]

Overcoming the Power of Loneliness

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Many people believe that they must be alone in order to feel lonely, but this is not always the case. Loneliness occurs when relationships are unfulfilling, which means that a person can be surrounded by others and still feel lonely. Loneliness is a powerful emotion, and it can cause many problems in different areas of […]

Sabotaging Your Own Treatment

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Regardless of the type of problem you are facing or what type of therapy you choose to help you work through it, merely asking for the help is not enough to reach a resolution. Many people unwittingly prevent their therapists from being of any assistance. While you may say, “Please help me,” your behavior may […]

Vacation Time is a Necessity

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Most of us consider a weekend getaway to be a vacation. However, research suggests that individuals who do not take at least two full weeks off from work each year have an increased risk of heart disease and women, in particular, are more susceptible to depression. All over the world people take vacations spanning from […]

Hidden Dangers of Inadequate Sleep

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Everyone can agree that sleep problems are a hassle. Individuals who do not get enough sleep or do not sleep well experience difficulty focusing and performing well on daily tasks at work or school. Moreover, they often lack the energy to do the things they enjoy. However, many people are unaware that poor sleep is […]

Therapy for Veterans

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

As more and more military troops return home to their families, it is easy to only think about the long awaited reunions. However, deployment has a way of changing someone. Returning to civilian life may present some significant challenges for these service men and women. Many families have been torn apart because the individual who […]