Tag Archives: depression

How Exercise Can Boost your Mental Health

In an age where pharmaceutical drugs dominate television advertisements (the average US television viewer sees nine pharmaceutical ads per day (C. Lee Ventola, 2011)), it’s not surprising that the overwhelming majority of the population are looking for quick fixes to often … r

How to Help a Partner Struggling With Clinical Depression

When I first met my wife, I had no idea that she had a history of clinical depression.  Of course, she had told me about it before we were married, but I did not really know what that meant.  I … r

My Battle Against Depression As a Child and What I Wish I Would’ve Known

I was nine years old when my life completely changed. I had always been a happy kid, but anxious. Being an only child with overprotective parents ensured that when I had to face the world on my own I had … r

Going Out Sober

How to Go Out When You’re Sober

Just a Simple Night Out If you’re trying to quit drinking, going out sober is a bitter-sweet reminder (more bitter than sweet) of how tough your decision to quit will be. There’s nothing like trying to keep yourself together as … r

5 Things To Include In Your Mental Health Maintenance Routine

Mental health isn’t something you should view as a ‘reaction to’ –  it’s an ongoing process that you need to work on every day. Just like an exercise program or a diet regime, your mental health needs a routine. Here … r

25 ways to win over your depression thoughts for good

25 Ways to Win Over Your Depression Thoughts for Good

Sometimes the simplest things become the hardest things when dealing with depression. Dressing up and going out for a simple coffee with friends becomes an obligation and being alone and in bed is the most comforting place to be. Depression … r