Book Review: Back From The Brink

Book Review: Back From The Brink

If you're depressed, sometimes it feels like you're the only one going through it. Reading books about other peoples' experiences with depression is a fantastic way to know you're ...

How Writing Beats Depression

How Writing Beats Depression

Writing can help beat depression by releasing pent up emotions and experiences. ...

How Travel Beats Depression

How Travel Beats Depression

Travelling can help beat depression. I talk about my travels and how travelling can open up new opportunities and challenge your perceptions. ...

Feeling detached

Feeling detached

Feeling detached is one of the most unique experiences of depression. The exact definition is slippery, owing to it being deeply subjective. ...

The Social Context of Depression

The Social Context of Depression

When it comes to diagnosing major depressive disorder (MDD) there is enormous influence from the social environment. ...

How To Boost Your Mood

How To Boost Your Mood

Knowing how to boost your mood is critical when trying to overcome all types of depression. Depression is first and foremost a mood disorder. ...

Meditation, exercise and e-books: How Alexandra Beat Depression

Meditation, exercise and e-books: How Alexandra Beat Depression

I think I was depressed from childhood but it was when I was on my knees, literally, after a workaholic burn out aged 30. I’d been depressed all my life. ...

Dysthymia

Dysthymia Dysthymia (dysthymic disorder) is a chronic depression, although a milder and lower grade type than major depression. It occurs for a longer time, often over a 1-2 year period sometimes longer. The symptoms are not as intense or disabling as major depression although it remains a serious condition and one wh more ...

How Destigmatisation Beats Depression

Destigmatisation is one of the most effective ways to beat depression.  Destigmatisation is working to remove the disgrace associated with depression. It occurs on all levels - personal, local, governmental and global. The World Health Organisation points to depression being the  second leading cause of DALY  (Disabil more ...

Meditation, exercise and e-books: How Alexandra Beat Depression

I think I was depressed from childhood but it was when I was on my knees, literally, after a workaholic burn out aged 30. I’d been depressed all my life. more ...

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