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Don’t give up hope when depressed

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Depression can really take it out of you but don’t give up hope when depressed. It’s well-documented that depression leaves you feeling lethargic, hopeless and demotivated. Depression feels like you are living in the dark black tunnel with no light in sight. Symptoms of depression Typical symptoms of depression include a lack of interest in things you used to enjoy. …

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5 Signs You Might Be Suffering From Depression

The standard understanding of depression is that it is a condition of sadness. However, many people who are struggling with depression are actually facing feelings such as irritability, apathy, confusion, and an inability to focus and concentrate. Resentment Many people struggling with depression come to resent things in their lives that used to serve them or give them pleasure. If …

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What to do when you feel depressed

When you feel depressed it feels like nothing is going right. I’ve experienced depression in the past and I know the warning signs. Self-criticism increases and my thinking takes on a negative hue. Withdrawing from others and hunker down for the ‘storm’ ahead is another one of my usual reactions. I’ve had thoughts that the world is against me – …

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8 Proven Natural Treatments for People with Bipolar Disorder

Besides the medical prescriptions, there are several alternatives that a person with Bipolar Disorder can use to cope with its symptoms. Bipolar Disorder involves extreme shifts in energy, mood, and level of activity in a person.   According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a person with this Disorder requires to manage two different categories of symptoms, which include …

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Why am I depressed?

When we feel down and ask ourselves, “Why am I depressed?”, there unfortunately isn’t always a clear answer. Depression is different to sadness. When we feel sad we can often pinpoint why we feel sad. It could be due to losing something we love dearly or we might feel sad after a disagreement with a friend. Depression is different. There …

Bipolar Disorder

      Bipolar disorder used to be known as “manic depression”. Bipolar disorder is characterised by severe mood swings ranging fro depressive type moods (feeling low and lethargic) to mania (manic episode) or being excessively energetic with a mind racing with thoughts and ideas.   Types of Bipolar Disorder:   Bipolar I   There has been at least one …