Depression is not simply a chemical imbalance, nor is it caused by any one issue. For article “What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari”, click on photo.
As someone who lives with depression, I have learned three questions that can help me when depression is beginning to cripple me: What is your life like right now? What is making you feel sad? What changes could you make to help your life feel more tolerable? For article “What I Learned About Depression from … More Three Questions that can Help Someone Who is Facing Depression
Depression is like a drug dealer offering me crack in the form of emotional darkness. For article “What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari”, click on photo.
You may not know his name. I didn’t, until I saw his youtube video about addiction, “Everything you think you knew about addiction is wrong.” If you have not watched it, it is worth the 15 minutes. Johann Hari describes addiction and how relationships and feeling like you matter to other people will support and … More What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari
According to a study of 40,000 Americans, it turns out that nearly half of those who experience an addiction find a way to change, without treatment. According to the Recovery Research Institute: 9.1% American adults have resolved a significant alcohol or other drug problem 51% reported alcohol as their primary problem 11% cannabis 10% stimulants … More Not Everyone Needs Treatment for Their Addiction
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindful way to treat disorders _____ Author: Deborah Serani Psy.D. Originally posted Feb 22, 2011 on Psychology Today Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps you accept the difficulties that come with life. ACT has been around for a long time, but seems … More An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
According to Dr. Allen Frances there are over 40 different definitions of mental health. Most definitions have the goal of defining what it means to be well and when we are sliding into mental illness. The idea among professionals is that if we have a good definition that will help with understanding and treating a … More The Wealth in your Mental Health