Depression is a common mental health illness, but it’s also a manageable one. The key to depression management is not letting the illness completely take over your life. As with any type of treatment journey, though, there will be bumps along the way.
Sleep deprivation can have a big impact on your physical health. But it can also affect your mental health. In fact, a lack of sleep and depression are more closely related than you might think. If you’re feeling depressed or even anxious, sleep deprivation may not be the first thing you think of. However, it’s […]
The holidays are depicted as a joyous and happy time. But for some people, they can also trigger feelings of stress and depression. There are so many expectations surrounding the holiday season, it’s easy to feel frustrated or overwhelmed. If you’re already living with depression, this time of year often only makes it worse. Money […]
What we call “depression” is much more than temporarily feeling down or blue. It’s also more than sadness or grief during very difficult times. Major Depressive Disorder is a common, psychological problem with many variations and factors involved. One of the most frightening features of depression is a sense of your life being out of […]
Understanding your depression is a major step toward managing it. And, getting others to start understanding your depression can often be just as important. You need help. You need allies. Perhaps most crucially, you need an informed and educated support system. Begin with clearing up any confusion as to what depression is. How Depression Is […]