Category Archives: Depression

a blog site that emphasizes the healing of body, soul, and spirit to overcome depression

Out of the Blue

Ten minutes ago, I was in the process of purchasing travel insurance for an upcoming trip. The person taking my order was a young woman named Theresa who lives in Wisconsin. We chatted while the policy processed in their system, … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, From How I Escaped from Depression | Leave a comment

Suicide

The following excerpt from my book, How I Escaped from Depression, addresses the question family and friends ask after a loved one commits suicide. “Why did he take his own life? He had so much to live for.” ________________________________________ Medication … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, From How I Escaped from Depression, Suicide | Leave a comment

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION I found this review on Amazon yesterday and felt it captured what I was trying to accomplish with How I Escaped from Depression. “This book could be considered a self … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, From How I Escaped from Depression | 1 Comment

HOW I ESCAPED FROM DEPRESSION

HOW I ESCAPED FROM DEPRESSION Amazon Link Dear friends, You haven’t heard from me for some time. Now that I have been free for seven years from  the Depression that threatened to undo me, I feel it is time to tell … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Overcoming Depression | 1 Comment

310. Depression is Complex

Many people have a tendency to simplify things and put them in neat little boxes, and the more complex something is the more likely they are do so. Take depression for example. Isn’t it an emotional condition for folks who … Continue reading

Posted in Depression | 1 Comment

315. An Invisible Illness Can Be Hard to Understand

There are no handicap parking stickers for people with depression, no leg braces or casts, no crutches or wheelchairs. It’s an invisible illness. The symptoms can be observed but some suggestions to overcome depression can be as patronizing as telling … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, People With Depression | Leave a comment

314. More Depression in the World Today

The rate of antidepressant use in the United States rose by 400 percent between 1988 and 2008, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are some reasons why: There is much more awareness these days of mental illnesses. … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Depression, Loneliness, People With Depression | Leave a comment