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Dealing With Sadness

5 Tips for Coping With Depression During the Holidays

Kathleen Pasley | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Pasley

The pain of depression can be even more acute when everyone else seems to be in a great mood, enjoying the sparkle and excitement of the season.

The Best Thing You Can Do When Someone Is Sad

OWN | Posted 12.08.2014 | OWN

When someone we love is sad, our gut reaction is often to do one of two things: run from the situation, or try and fix it. Episcopal priest Barbara Br...

Break Down to Rise Up: Why Failure and Heartache Are Catalysts for Greatness

Victoria Olubi | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Victoria Olubi

You see, every single one of us has had a breakdown moment. Some of us have them once a year or once a month or even every day. It's imperative that we come to the realization that breakdowns are a catalyst for positivity.

Love in the Age of Sadness

Dylan Brody | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Brody

Depression lies. It lies in all sorts of ways. Depression tells you that you are worthless and that nobody needs you. It tells you that it cannot be treated. But if you are lost in the darkness, keep calling out. Someone will respond, I promise.

Finding the Face of Depression in a Mirror

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Tomashoff

Then came the Robin Williams news, and a profound sadness as I pictured him in his final moments, believing that the darkness of the world was too much to bear. He gave me hours of happiness for so many years. The least I could do to repay him is to not let his tragic death be in vain.

Feeling Lost

Rebecca Pell | Posted 07.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Pell

I'm not sure where this is all heading. I guess, if anything, I was looking for a miracle. This blog was my attempt at putting a note in a bottle and throwing it in the ocean; hoping that something miraculous would happen.

5 Mistakes Women Make When Feeling Sad

Posted 02.28.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Turns out that a lot of the things we do when we're blue often end up making us feel worse. They get busy with their lover.....

Holiday Depression Can Be a Surprising Gift

Barrie Davenport | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Barrie Davenport

But for some people, the weeks leading up to Christmas are the most painful of the year. Depression during the holidays is an all-too-common problem that turns the season into something to "get through" rather than a celebration to savor.

4 Steps To Healing A Broken Life

Posted 11.27.2013 | OWN

The poet, spiritual thinker and author of Seven Thousand Ways to Listen, Mark Nepo explores the ways we can put the pieces back together. Though no...

When It's Hard to Say "I'm Thankful" on Thanksgiving

Rabbi Yael Levy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yael Levy

This year as we gather for Thanksgiving, let's set an intention to treat ourselves and each other with care and, when faced with the question, "What am I thankful for?," let's notice the sensations and emotions that arise.

Dear Joe: How Did You Beat Depression?

Joe Peacock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Joe Peacock

It was never on any of the aptitude and vocational tests I took in high school, but apparently I have the qualities of an advice columnist. Because I get a LOT of email asking about a LOT of things. One of those things, especially over the last few months, is depression.

Got to Get Down to Get Up: Things I Don't Want You to Know

Bethany Pearson O'Connor | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Bethany Pearson O'Connor

The good thing about hitting a super-low is that it forces us to make changes in areas we've been ignoring. When you find yourself sinking and blinking through weighted water that threatens to suffocate you, you have two choices, homefries: Move or die.

16 Things To Do When You're Sad (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.16.2013 | Teen

If you're feeling a little blue this winter, these ideas may help.