sadness & depression

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5 Practical Tips for When You Feel Lonely on Valentine’s Day

You’d be surprised to learn how many people feel lonely on Valentine’s Day – even if they’re in a relationship. These tips for coping with the loneliness and disconnection will help you get through February 14 – and the rest of the year. In When You Have Nobody to Love on Valentine’s Day, I shared more “touchy feely” tips for coping […]

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 […]

4 Ways to Stop Hating Your Life

My tips on how to stop hating your life are based on the reasons I used to hate my life. It hasn’t been easy – it was a long road from “I hate my life” to “I love my life.” I hated my life because I didn’t any control, I was constantly told what to do and when to do it, […]

When Your Friends Are Pregnant and You Can’t Conceive

My friend just announced her pregnancy; I’m happy for her, but sad for us. Here’s how I deal with the sadness and frustration of not getting pregnant. We can’t have babies, and aren’t pursuing fertility treatments. I’m usually okay with my childless life – I’m all about Blossoming in all seasons of life, after all! But sometimes it hurts. I’ve already written […]

How to Cope With Being Alone – When You Feel Lonely

Feeling lonely is normal – we all struggle with loneliness sometimes. But feeling lonely most of the time is bad for your health, so I gathered a few tips on how to cope with being alone. Lonely: Learning to Live with Solitude is a boldly honest and elegantly written memoir about living alone. It’s the first book on this topic. Emily […]