Depression is a condition which can affect anyone – it does not discriminate. For some people, depression may come on quite suddenly, and for other people, it might creep up on them over time. Depression might occur after particular changes in your life, or, after stagnation in your life. It […]
“Life is difficult” M. Scott Peck wrote in his book The path road travelled (1998). How true that is. Life is full of unwanted changes, losses and setbacks. And inevitably, some of these events can lead to depression and can affect any of us. Depression is one of the most […]
There are a variety of self-help strategies for depression you can explore to support you in dealing with depression. Depression You may be suffering depression if you have felt sad, empty or hopeless or lost interest or pleasure in usual activities for a period of two weeks or more along […]
Described as the black dog, dark cloud, black hole or endless pit – depression is often depicted as an all-consuming emotional state that is unyielding to the sufferer. A term bandied around by many, depression often accompanies judgement, stigma and shame rather than understanding, compassion and support. Depression […]
Regular exercise such as walking, cycling, yoga and weights training is important to keep our body functioning at an optimal level. Living an active life helps to keep fresh blood circulating around our body and regulate the chemicals in our brain.