What is “Major” Depression

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Depression is a mood disorder that causes feelings of despair and lack of interest. There are varying degrees of depression from mild, to temporary episodes of sadness, to severe, persistent depression. The most severe form of depression is major depression, also known as clinical depression or major depressive disorder. It…


Childhood Depression

Do you worry that your child might be depressed? As parents, we never want to see our children sad. When the sadness prolongs for no reason, it’s easy for us to blame ourselves and become frustrated. If your child is persistently sad or feels hopeless, it could be a sign that he or she may…

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The Pregnancy Depression

In 2004 Tina Zahn drove up to a bridge and jumped. Miraculously, a state trooper caught her wrist and saved her. In this episode Zahn shares what led to her severe depression and how she was able to return to hope.

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Ready to Win Over Depression

Depression strikes more than 35 million people in the United States every year. It can be triggered by loss, trauma, abuse, neglect, divorce, addiction. It can seem overwhelming. But there is a way to beat it, and author Dr. Thelma Wells shares how.


Great Ways To Reduce Stress, Anxiety, And Worry

Avoiding problems is a band-aid approach to handling life’s challenges that makes things worse. According to Christina Smith, LMHC, “Avoidance is a maladaptive coping skill that offers the mind an escape from uncomfortable thoughts, feelings, and/or experiences. It may seem like avoiding discomfort could be helpful, however, it results in never addressing the actual issue….


The Art of Patience

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “To lose patience is to lose the battle.” defines patience as “the quality of being patient, as the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation, or the like.” That’s a tall order.  Doesn’t it seem like a tidal wave of frustration, irritability, and impatience is…

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