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How to Support Someone Who Is Suicidal Depression

How to Help Someone Who Is Suicidal

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) (En Español: 1-888-628-9454; Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889) or the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741. If you’re on social media, you can access support on different platforms. If it’s a life-threatening emergency, dial 911 or your local emergency number. In many cases, suicide can…

September 6, 2021

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Everything You Need to Know About Smiling Depression

Not everyone living with depression looks sad or “depressed.” Some can hide their feelings well, making them appear perfectly fine and happy to others. Yet, despite their positive outward appearance, they are suffering on the inside. This condition is known as smiling depression, and it’s just as dangerous as other forms of depression. Because it is hard to recognize, it’s often left untreated, which can…

August 31, 2021

How to Write Positive Affirmations for Depression Depression

How to Write Positive Affirmations for Depression

The World Health Organization defines depression as a “persistent sadness and lack of interest or pleasure in previously rewarding or enjoyable activities”. It can also lead to disturbed sleep and appetite, as well as poor concentration and tiredness. Over 264 million people are affected worldwide. Psychological therapies, such as online counseling, and pharmacological treatments can be beneficial in helping to ease the symptoms of depression.…

August 17, 2021

How to Help a Depressed Friend or Family Member Depression

How to Help a Depressed Friend or Family Member

If a friend or family member is living with depression, it can be difficult to know how best to support them. In this article we will look at how to help someone with depression, while taking care of your own wellbeing, too. Depression is Common Depression is a mental health condition characterized by low mood, loss of pleasure in life and feeling empty or numb.…

August 17, 2021

Everything You Didn’t Realize You Wanted to Know About TMS Depression

Everything You Didn’t Realize and Wanted to Know About TMS

There is a common treatment for depression that we all tend to think of: going to the office, sitting in the comfy chair and… having the nerve cells in your brain stimulated with repetitive magnetic pulses. Actually, that’s probably not what you were thinking of! Unlike talk therapy, which often involves weekly visits to the therapist’s office to sit in the chair and talk through…

August 1, 2021

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Depression: It’s More than Just Being Sad

“That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.” — Elizabeth Wurtzel. When we talk about depression, we refer to more than just sadness or feeling low.…

July 13, 2021

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5 Myths and Facts About Depression

Depression is a difficult condition to navigate, and it is surrounded by some unhelpful misconceptions and stigma that can prevent people from recognizing when they have it and getting the help they need. Here is a look at some of the most common myths you might have heard surrounding depression. We’ll also explore why they are misleading and look at the scientific facts of the…

June 15, 2021

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Understanding the Signs of Depression in Men

While depression has many similarities among all genders, men do experience it differently in some ways. To help you understand these differences, we’ll be looking at the social, cultural, and even biological factors that cause them. We’ll also cover the symptoms of male depression, the causes, and the best forms of treatment. When depression is left untreated in men, unfortunately, the consequences can be devastating.…

May 4, 2021

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Types of Psychotherapy for Depression

You’re feeling down on yourself, struggling in your relationships, and dissatisfied with your job. It seems as if you’re in a dense fog. Your clothes aren’t fitting quite right these days, maybe it’s hard to squeeze into them or maybe they’re hanging loosely on your body. Your mind is filled with negative thoughts or feelings of guilt and you’re not enjoying all of the things…

May 4, 2021

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When Baby Blues Become Postpartum Depression

There’s a common myth that childbirth, while painful, is a magical, transformative experience full of bliss and female power. And there’s truth to that. Having a baby can be one of the happiest and most meaningful times of a person’s life. But what happens when that’s not your reality? You might be feeling just the opposite: sad, hopeless, and inadequate. You wonder if you have…

April 28, 2021

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What is Grief Counseling?

Losing someone you hold dear in your heart can be devastating. Once you experience it, grief is inescapable. However, it is important to understand that grieving is a natural process and sometimes can cause overwhelming pain. Loss triggers mental and physical agony. Sorrow exposes you to a profound and an all-consuming feeling. It cannot be expressed in words. Such is a familiar experience you could…

November 5, 2020

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I Want to Run Away. How to Deal With Wanting to Run Away?

Not always we know how to solve complicated life situations. And sometimes, when everything feels like there is no way out of the issue, we can get a feeling that the best way is to run away from it all. Have you ever felt it? Did you even think of this: I want to run away? If yes, then you are not alone. So, let’s…

October 27, 2020

What Is Cyclical Depression Depression

What Is Cyclical Depression?

When most people think about depression, they often narrow their ideas to either regular or clinical depression. In truth, depression is a challenging concept to analyze as it is often used in reference to both symptoms and a condition. From a medical standpoint, depression can be understood to imply a disorder that leads to a persistent feeling of sadness or helplessness, typified by a profound…

October 26, 2020

The 7 Stages of Grieving and Their Effects Depression

The 7 Stages of Grieving and Their Effects

When you are in sorrow due to a particular loss, you face a hard time expressing your grief. The difficulty may be because you do not know how to express yourself or talk about your feelings. Grief can occur in various forms, and it arises from many causes. A few of the causes could be losing a job, being diagnosed with a threatening illness, losing…

October 22, 2020

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Does Lack of Motivation Mean You Are Depressed?

Lack of motivation is one of the main signs of depression. However, it doesn’t mean that you have this mental illness. We all might have no energy for endeavors and struggle from lack of motivation from time to time. In this article, we will help you find out reasons you don’t feel motivated enough. Also, we will discern the feeling of being unmotivated from clinical…

September 28, 2020

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Crying for No Reason? Here’s Why

Have you ever found yourself crying for no apparent reason? It can be very alarming when you start crying but can’t pinpoint the reasons behind that have made you so upset. In most cases, when we start crying for no reason, there is a cause.  Some people start crying when watching videos or reading books. Others get emotional and start crying at funerals. For others,…

September 24, 2020

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason - calmerry Depression

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason?

Life is never constant. Your mood can always change from happy to sad in a matter of minutes. When you wake up in the morning or when going home in the evening and you feel extremely sad for no reason, your mind may be clogged with numerous questions. You should not always assume that something is wrong before you do a thorough assessment. Take time…

September 14, 2020

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