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A Surefire Remedy for Your Depression: 7 Things to look forward to in 2019

Things to look forward to in 2019.  Depression is known to be so emotionally draining in part due to the fact that those who suffer from it feel permanently and chronically “stuck,” with nothing new to look forward to on the horizon. Sound familiar? The late comedian George Burns once quipped that his secret to…

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8 Ways to Keep Family Members From Ruining Your Holidays

You can avoid family conflict during the holidays (or at least minimize it).  Avoiding family drama during the Christmas/holiday season can be a bit of an art, but it is certainly something you can manage. And well. Imagine: One person (or one person’s wife) ends up resentfully doing most of the organizing, cooking, and work,…

25 Quotes About Depression to Help You Through the Holidays

Depression during the holiday season is a very real thing. Though the holidays are thought of as a time of sharing, family, and celebration, for many individuals, the holidays can be emotionally exhausting. Contrary to popular belief, the months of November and December sport the lowest suicide rates, and that’s a good thing, though depression…

Moms and Depression (and 4 Things That Can Help)

Depression can take the wind out of anyone’s sails. And mothers can be particularly prone to it. It’s been said that the loneliest feeling in the world is being around those you love…and still feeling alone. This is not a statement meant to be overly dramatic. This kind of depression, loneliness, existential dread, call it…

Depression and Anxiety at Work: What They Are and What to do About Them

Career depression is a thing. Work-related anxiety is also very real to those who experience it. Stress is a normal part of life, and in fact, any long-term “stress free” scenario would end up being counterproductive. What would motivate you to go to work and pay your bills? A base level of stress is normal…

Are Video Games Really that Bad for You?

Mental health advocates may now officially have something else to worry about. In the latest revision to its disease classification manual, the World Health Organization (WHO) states that compulsive video game playing now qualifies as a mental health condition. By treating “gaming disorder” as its own separate addiction, WHO claims that it should serve as…

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