Depression Articles

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Awareness Day

By |2023-08-31T14:25:01+02:00July 13th, 2023|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Treatment|

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Despite being fairly common, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD for short) doesn’t often get discussed. With this year’s National Seasonal Affective Disorder Awareness Day on July 24th, it’s a good time to explore more about this mood disorder. SAD is similar to low mood or depression. However, whilst depression is [...]

Resolving Family Conflicts

By |2023-08-31T14:32:07+02:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What Can Family Conflict Sound Like? “Why do you always have to be right?” “You’re ruining my life!” “You’re so messed up.” “Stop being so emotional.” Have you ever been on the receiving end of statements such as these? If you’re human, and you’re in any type of relationship with other humans, there is [...]

Coping Skills & Distraction Techniques to Utilize when Feeling Triggered to Self-Harm

By |2023-03-03T18:35:23+02:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, BPD, CBT, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Stress, Treatment, Wellness|

What is Self Harm? Mental health struggles can look like anxiety, depression, mood swings, delusions, hallucinations, etc. These moments may feel like it is impossible to move forward or to feel better. When this is the case, the mental anguish can be so painful that some feel they must distract themselves with something easier [...]

How to Get Screened for Depression

By |2023-08-31T14:54:37+02:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Depression, Mental Health|

Did you know that National Depression Screening Day is October 6th?  While this might be a specific date to raise awareness on the importance of screening people for depression, any day is a good day to get screened yourself. In this article, we are going to discuss how to get access to screening, [...]

Resources and Tips for Suicide Awareness

By |2023-08-31T14:57:10+02:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is suicide? Suicide refers to the act of someone taking their own life. Worldwide, roughly one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. For every suicide there are many more attempted suicides. People experiencing suicidal thoughts can often feel alone and overwhelmed with them but many people think about suicide at some point. [...]

Depression and Decision Making

By |2023-08-31T15:11:06+02:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: Depression|

When depression sets in, our routines become disrupted.  Many of us are familiar with the expression related to depression that it can be challenging to get out of bed.  We need to quickly adjust to how we are feeling and what we need.  One topic related to depression that is discussed less often is decision-making. [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2023-08-31T15:11:35+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and How to Work Through it

By |2022-09-02T14:07:30+02:00February 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

What is SAD? After the excitement of the holiday season ends and we begin a new year, Winter can begin to feel like a drag.  We find ourselves dreaming of warmer weather and craving breaks from our daily mundane routines. While experiencing bouts of sadness in any season can be completely normal, those who deal [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health and How to Prevent a Negative Influence

By |2021-06-24T16:57:09+02:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Wellness|

Living in a society that is so intertwined with social media, it can make it hard not to find ourselves comparing our appearances, careers, and lives in general to other people. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Online dating profiles, Youtube Channels, Tiktok, and the vast number of additional social media sites, there is an obscene [...]

Unique Trauma and The Anxiety That Follows

By |2021-05-28T16:45:04+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, Stress|

TRIGGER WARNING: This article will speak of sexual content, trauma, and betrayal. As children, we have all of the trust in the world. We put our faith in those around us; our parents, friends, teachers, babysitters, and so on. As we get older, different things make trusting others more challenging. Whether it be due to [...]

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