Monthly Archives: October 2011

13. An Interesting Sermon on Depression

I listened to a sermon yesterday about Elijah in the Old Testament and his bout with depression. The preacher advanced his theory that depression affects all of us in one way or another. For him, he was depressed for nine months.  … Continue reading

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12. Have You Had Trouble Sleeping Lately?

People who have depression often have trouble sleeping. They wake up early morning, look at the clock, and never get back to sleep. Of course that happens to non-depressed people also. I once went six months with severe insomnia, when … Continue reading

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11. Practical Help: Music for the Soul

It’s time for me to start introducing tools for the body, soul, and spirit that will help manage depression and eventually lead to triumph over depression. The first of these is the one most important

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10. Having a Purpose in Life

I went two years in depression with sensing no purpose in my life. Then through the healing modalities of body, soul, and spirit, I started to discover meaning and purpose, bits and pieces at a time. Now my life is filled … Continue reading

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9. More on the Study Covered on the Previous Post

Nearly one-fourth of women in the 40s and 50s take antidepressants. But it’s not high usage that most worries the author of the study, Laura Pratt. It is

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8. Just Medication is Not Enough

The most recent statistics about U.S. anti-depressant use, released last Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics, show 11 percent of Americans ages 12 and older take the medication…and that is only one-third of people with severe depression that … Continue reading

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7. Body, Soul, and Spirit

Thanks, Bob, for your question in the post below. The body is

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