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Living With Depression

When Depressed, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Risa Sugarman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Risa Sugarman

My psychiatrist has told me I am a "person of integrity," and I am finally beginning to believe her. I can only conquer this race by continuing to take my meds and actively doing the hard work in therapy. The ups and downs will continue, and I have to simply roll with it.

Confessing Depression

Megan Davies Mennes | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Davies Mennes

Many of you will read this confession and feel embarrassed for me, or even sad. Don't. I'm not ashamed. In fact, I'm actually pretty damn proud of my ability to overcome it and live a successful life

Depression and My Lifesavers

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

My own life was filled with so much love and joy that when depression struck, it was like a prison door slamming shut and I was being placed in an isolation cell.

The New Drug Of Choice

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

What is so sad about depression is that people are looking for a cure -- where it can never be found. It's like looking for health in fast, fried, nutrition-less food.