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Treating Depression

How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Julia Bowyer One woman shares how to treat depression naturally using mindfulness, meditation and a healthy lifestyle as part of her plan to ge...

Not Even Doctors Treat Depression Like A Serious Illness

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living

It's 2016, and the stigma attached to mental illness is infuriatingly still alive and well. Negative stereotypes deeply affect those with mental healt...

This May Be The Biggest Upside To Aging

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Ever since I was in my early 20s, you could set my mood-ometer to the fall weekend when we changed the clocks back. Losing an hour of daylight at the end of the day pushes me into the SAD zone -- I suffer Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Out of the Deepest Abyss: My Journey Understanding and Coping With Depression and Anxiety

Claude DiDomenica | Posted 10.19.2014 | Impact
Claude DiDomenica

Depression is like being in the deepest abyss or cave, while above you, the light of the world goes on its merry way. Anxiety can range from a feeling of general nervousness to a full-blown panic attack. I hope that what I write about today will help others who also suffer from mental illness, as I do.

Treatment-Resistant Depression, Part One

David Blistein | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

Our individuality is our blessing and our -- well, curse is too strong a word, but it can be pretty challenging. And I know full well the overwhelming feelings of desperation and helplessness when you think you've tried everything.

The Struggle to Overcome Depression

Susan Polis Schutz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Polis Schutz

As I look back, I recognize that being able to talk about my depression was almost as agonizing as going through it. Ultimately, though it was therapeutic for me.

Accessing Faith Through Treating Depression

Dr. Paula Bloom | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Paula Bloom

Faith and spirituality can be powerful sources of strength, happiness and meaning. It may be, however, that no amount of prayer or faith can help you get out of a depression.