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Fighting Depression

A Candid Effort to Help

Phu Nguyen | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

My happy days don't give me immunity from depression, nor does my very abundant life. Beauty, money, fame, and even hordes of admirers don't keep anyone safe from this mental illness. It can affect anyone, and when it does, we need help.

I Realized How Much My Husband Loved Me After He Had Me Committed

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.15.2014 | Weddings

Four years ago, blogger Rona Berry Morin was struggling with a bout of depression so dark that she attempted suicide, leading her husband to make a to...

Into the Light: The Season for Seasonal Affective Disorder Is Real

Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Arlene Malinowski, Ph.D.

I don't live in Florida or Rjuka, and I have not the time or inclination to erect giant mirrors on Willis Tower. But I am going to proactive. I will be making do right here and staring into the light for hopefully a happy winter.

During Your Depression: A Letter to My Grandfather (Part 4 of 4)

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
James Russell Lingerfelt

Continued from Part 3 of 4 My fondest memories of growing up was when we bought that house just across the road from you, and spent our summers there...

During Your Depression: A Letter to My Grandfather (Part 3 of 4)

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
James Russell Lingerfelt

Continued from Part 2 of 4 Grandpa, As weeks passed, you slowly began returning to us in full attention. You became more cognitive and held longer c...

During Your Depression: A Letter to My Grandfather (Part 2 of 4)

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James Russell Lingerfelt

Your experience with darkness has shown all those who love and care about you. Not only has it brought us closer together as a family, but the exercises have made us all realize what is important to us in our lives, and where our priorities lie. Even in your dark times, you still change lives.

During Your Depression: A Letter to My Grandfather (Part 1 of 4)

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
James Russell Lingerfelt

We were left puzzled as what to do until the doctor informed us of depression. Suddenly, we possessed an understanding and a willingness to be patient, and the understanding to show you immense love.

Why Many High Achievers Feel Unfulfilled: The Syndrome of Disavowed Yearning

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

In the people who become high achievers, they sublimate an aching yearning into accomplishing things. However, as great a way as that is to cope, for many something deep down at the core feels false.

Cliff Richey...Davis Cup & Depression...he won one and beat the other!

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

It was very cool to spend time with one of the other presenters, Cliff Richey, a legend of American tennis. I asked him about his expertise in fighting depression and conquering tennis.