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It’s All in How We Say It | The Between-the-Lines of Stigma

How Do You Treat Depression

We said it. There was no malice, it's just what popped-out of our mouth. Still, it hurt. And that's how it often goes. It isn't so much the meaning - intent - of what we say that inflicts pain. It's how we say it...

A. S.A.N.E. M.I.N.D. | To the Letter

How to Stop Depression

As much as I want to help, answering "How did you do it?" can be cumbersome. I mean, there are so many recovery components to consider. So I wanted to come up with an easy, yet thorough, way of telling the tale - providing the inquirer with insight s/he can process and put to work right away...

Tattoo You!

Major Depressive Disorder

Got an email a while back from staff at healthline.com asking if I'd promote their "Share Your Tattoo with Us" project. Told her I wasn't much into tattoos, I'd think about it, and let her know. But I got to thinkin'...

The Ruminating Dilemma | Understanding and Solutions (Yanking the Velcro)

Symptoms of Depression

I'm bringing ruminating to the fore again for two reasons. First of all, I'm seeing a lot of it lately in my clients. And, secondly, I found an excellent article on the subject I'd like to share. I've always believed the more well-considered points of view floatin' around here, the better...

Frozen in Symptoms? Ya’ Gotta’ Roll the Bones!

Major Depressive Disorder

Holed-up in her comfort zone, Kim had her strategy set in stone. She’d go ahead and venture-out once she was 90% symptom-free. “Yeah, that’s the ticket.” But that was two years ago, and the stone remains solid. Tap-on-in for some truth...