Depression

How did you get rid of your depression?

I had episodes of depression off and on since I was age 15. I’m now 40, and I can honestly say that I have 100% beat depression and I will never succumb to it again. I have had many setbacks and highs and lows. At first, it was affecting my family life and ability to…

What causes clinical depression?

The cause of depression is not just chemistry, traumatic events, genetic predisposition, a bad childhood etc., that is why nothing truly works against it, and depression is galloping. I have a totally different take on it. Excuse me the long text, I normally prefer small, simple explanations, however it is important to understand and explore…

Is it normal for depression to come in waves?

Is it normal for depression to come in waves? Have you ever googled yourself? Do a “deep search” instead.This new search engine reveals so much more. Type in your name, wait 8 seconds, brace yourself.The waves you describe can also be called episodes. The term depression is often used to describe a low or discouraged…

Why is depression so difficult to overcome?

When I was 28 years old, I had been married for five years to the love of my life, we had two good incomes and no children and I had moved up the ladder to a supervisor’s position in my trade On the surface, everything in my life seemed to be going extremely well, yet…

What is a way to tell if someone has depression?

As an EMT who has seen depression in much of its ranges, as someone who has seen a friend with depression commit suicide and had no idea that things were that bad, and as someone who personally struggles with depression, I can tell you that it isn’t always easy, and here’s why. There is the…

Is clinical depression bad?

Is clinical depression bad? Talkspace: accessible therapy the second I need it most.Talkspace changed the way I think about therapy – here’s what you need to know.Firstly, it is important to know that literally everyone is somewhere along the depression scale. Every single person at some point in their life will feel what we would…

Why do so many people have depression nowadays?

Depression has increased at an alarming rate since the introduction of antidepressant drugs. The following extract from a published article used to be on my website for Adaptation Practice: stop stress, anxiety, anger and depression, but Adaptation Practice is a safe and effective way of stopping depression and the website is not a platform to…

What is it like to undergo depression? How does it feel …

Here is an excerpt from a blog post I wrote about this (which was actually about Aaron Swartz’s suicide). Thought I’d share it here too, just in case it helps anyone. Some of it is a bit off-topic, my apologies. ______________________________________________________________ Like everyone else, I’m very sad to hear about the suicide of Aaron Swartz,…