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5 Doctor-Approved Tips for Overcoming Depression at Christmas

Feeling depressed at Christmas is normal, even for people who aren’t depressed at other times of the year. These tips for coping with depression over the holiday season are from Dr Harold Levinson. “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations where others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says Dr Levinson. “This contrast often intensifies their own sense […]

How to Get Over Depression

There is no magic formula for how to get over depression, but this information will give you insight into why you feel depressed. If you’ve been struggling with depression for awhile, talk to a counselor or doctor. Here, you’ll see you’re not alone…but to really learn how to get over depression, you must talk to a health care provider. The NatureBright […]

How to Ask for Help When You’re Depressed

Asking for help for depression can be difficult, but it’s the best way to move past your helpless, hopeless mood. Here’s how to reach out and get the help you need. “Grief comes and goes, but depression is unremitting.” – Kay Redfield Jamison. You may be depressed if your feelings of lethargy, sadness, isolation, and hopelessness don’t go away. Knowing what […]

6 Foods Proven to Help Treat Depression

These foods are not only proven by research to help treat depression, they’re also yummy. Certain foods increase serotonin and dopamine in your brain, which has a direct effect on your mood, thoughts, and energy levels. In Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Level, Loretta Graziano Breuning helps you choose […]

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout – 4 Tips for Emotional Health

Paid or volunteer caregivers who are depressed, anxious, or exhausted will not be able to take good care of their loved ones. These tips will help you avoid burning out as a caregiver. As the population ages, more family members are providing caregiver help – and not all can afford to hire a paid caregiver. Taking care of an ill family […]

Help for Depressed Teenagers

If you’re a teen struggling with depressed feelings, you need to know two things: 1) you’re not alone; and 2) depression is a treatable health issue. These tips for depressed teens will help you find ways to cope. Teenagers don’t always realize that depression can often be easily and effectively treated. Feelings of helplessness and despair are overwhelming, and can […]