Entries tagged with “Depression”

“How Can a Spiritual Person Have Suicidal Thoughts?”

We all contain multitudes, and accepting the light and darkness in another can be a sign of deep trust and friendship. But acceptance doesn't mean being passive when a friend is suicidal.

10 Cognitive Distortions That Contribute to Anxiety and Depression

The 10 most common cognitive distortions, how they work, and why they are misleading.

12 Ways to Beat Winter Blues

Cooped up inside, hiding from the sunless winter (tundra sometimes included), you may be asking yourself, “What does a girl who kayaks and bikes for sanity do in the winter?” The answer: “Lots of things.”

3 Popular Meditations For Seasonal Affected Disorder (SAD)

Here are three spiritual and holistic techniques that you can use to help you with SAD

5 Natural Antidepressants for Managing Depression Over the Holidays

For those with SAD, the holidays will pass, winter will eventually thaw, and help is always near if we reach for it.

5 Questions for Marianne Williamson

Williamson on the roots of depression and suffering

5 Ways to Be Happy When Life Makes You Sad

Fight for your happiness. Here are some tips.

5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Try these easy, natural remedies for keeping fall and winter colds at bay.

A “D”-fense against the Flu

Eating more vitamin D may boost your immunity in winter.

A Certain Sadness: My Relationship with Depression

I know the holidays bring up a lot for some people.How about you? Are you depressed?(I feel like I am about to write copy for an anti-depressant commercial. Are you depressed? Trou…

A Dance for Life

Tango is often thought of as a sultry dance for the young and flexible. New research shows that this passionate form of movement offers mighty benefits for all ages—backbending not…

A Diet for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

As the days get shorter, some people also transition into Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that may affect as many as seven out of ten Americans. Believed to…

A Root Cause of Pessimism, Revealed

New research could lead to better treatment of anxiety and depression.

Back From Burnout

The trauma of the past year has triggered a burnout crisis. Discovery ways to restore balance from an expert.

Banishing the Binge

“A new study published this spring in the Journal of Eating Disorders took it one step further, recommending that binge eating be tackled as a public health issue, similar to the way seatbelt campaigns, water fluoridation and anti-smoking programs were successfully implemented to improve the wellbeing of the whole population.”

Book Review: The Comfort Crisis

“Do hard things and the rest of life gets easier”

Bursting The Bipolar Bubble

A look at bipolar statistics reveals that this mental illness affects approximately 5.7 million adults.

Calming The Anxious Mind

Giving clients control leads to better results

Can Healing Schools Heal Depression and Anxiety?

The search for a school to ease my mind

Channeling Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity

I wouldn't exactly call depression a gift, but I’ve come to accept the restless emptiness and nagging sadness as signals from my soul instead of merely the symptoms of an illness t…