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Teen Depression: How to Recognize That Your Teenager Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By | 2018-01-17T14:18:17+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teen depression can affect any teenager from any background and should not be confused with normal stroppy teenager behaviour. It is far more serious and can sometimes have fatal consequences. Because of this, it is vital that the signs of teen depression are picked up quickly. But why are teenagers so vulnerable to depression? Why [...]

How to Cope with Seasonal Depression with These 9 Tips

By | 2018-01-10T21:23:29+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

If you suffer from seasonal depression, making it through the winter months can be difficult. However, there are some effective solutions you can use to cope with the disorder. Do you find yourself getting depressed and moody as the winter begins to take hold? You may think it’s just the fact that the days are [...]

8 Feeling Sad Quotes to Help You Find Strength in Hard Times

By | 2017-12-27T14:39:17+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , , |

You probably never thought those feeling sad quotes would actually have the ability to make you feel better. Surprisingly, like dark music, they help quite a bit! Have you noticed how your mind gravitates toward melancholic music when you’re sad? It’s strange, isn’t it? Well, the same thing happens with feeling sad quotes and other [...]

8 Ways Psychological Trauma Affects You (and How to Deal with It)

By | 2017-12-14T19:58:26+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are so many forms of psychological trauma, and each one has its own damages. Have you endured trauma? Let’s learn how to deal with it. From as far back as I can remember, there were “bad things". When I was 18 years old, my long list of psychological trauma made my therapist cringe. She [...]

10 Depression Quotes That Truly Explain the Illness

By | 2017-12-08T15:32:01+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Thought-Provoking Quotes|Tags: , , |

Depression quotes explain mental illness sometimes better than anything else. After all, we need a voice in order to heal. For those who live with depression, making others understand seems impossible, doesn’t it? I know it seems pretty daunting to me. I was diagnosed with severe depression, along with a few other mental illnesses, when [...]

19 Seasonal Affective Disorder Symptoms That May Explain Your Mood in Winter

By | 2017-11-24T21:03:00+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Seasonal affective disorder symptoms are estimated to affect around 20% of people in the US. Could you be among them? Life naturally seems to slow down in winter, with certain animals bedding in for the harsh months, only stirring when spring has arrived. But we are human beings and cannot simply sleep our way through [...]

How to Help Someone with Depression Using These Simple Words and Actions

By | 2017-11-15T13:32:33+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

If you want to know how to help someone with depression, consider the words you say and things you do. Choose these wisely. Understanding how to help someone with depression takes time. When I get depressed, there are words that help and words that do not. Phrases and words of encouragement like, “Get over it” [...]

What Are Automatic Negative Thoughts and How to Deal with Them

By | 2017-11-04T20:35:56+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Categories: Brain Power, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for most of my life, but it is only recently that I have realized how automatic negative thoughts nurture this anxious state of mind. Automatic negative thoughts don’t just affect those who suffer from panic and anxiety, they are typically associated with people who are depressed. It [...]