Monthly Archives: February 2013

168. Rewriting Your Life

Once depression strikes, you’re never the same again. It is as if the script of your life is changed from one of being a “normal” person to one of being a person afflicted with depression, or a person who has … Continue reading

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167. August 21, 2006

I had just returned from a family reunion in Fargo, North Dakota, and was in such a deep depression that I could only cry out to the Lord, and He led me to Psalm 73. 23 Yet I am always … Continue reading

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166. Researchers Explore the Role of Personality in Society

By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 18, 2013 An emerging field of research is personality psychology — a scientific look at how people differ from each other and how differences in … Continue reading

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165. Psalm 18

Here is a good definition of depression, penned by King David. The cords of death entangled me;     the torrents of destruction overwhelmed me.  The cords of the grave coiled around me;     the snares of death confronted me.  In my distress … Continue reading

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164. Back from the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Last week Monday I came down with one of the worst colds of my life. I thought briefly of calling it my worst cold, but one must be careful with superlatives. My body experienced most of the symptoms of  the … Continue reading

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163. The Difference Between Grief and Depression

A Conversation with Kay Redfield “I mean, in some cases, some people do get depressed in the middle of their grief and they really need to be treated for depression. But what I wanted to do was make the distinction … Continue reading

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162. Depression and Suicide

Activist Aaron Swartz’s suicide sparks talk about depression By Laurie Segall @CNNMoneyTechJanuary 14, 2013: 7:41 PM ET  The suicide last week of Aaron Swartz, a prominent Internet developer and activist, is sparking a discussion in Startupland about an issue that’s … Continue reading

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