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I Will Help You: A HEARTFELT Initiative to SAVE LIVES

How can I make my depression go away

There are so many great health care initiatives at work these days, most deserving attention and participation. But all too often, the few that address the emotional and mental disorders take a backseat. Well, The Ohio State University College of Nursing takes a backseat to no one and nothing. This is strong...

Thank You, Healthline. Thank You, READERS!

Why Am I Depressed

Started blogging about the mood and anxiety disorders just about eight years ago. And awards sure as heck had nothing to do with it. Nah, it's still so much deeper - personal - than that...

How to SIT with DIFFICULT EMOTIONS: Danielle Shares Her PERSONAL Story

Why am I Depressed

One thing we can count on for sure with a mood or anxiety disorder - emotions will never be on short supply (and they'll never be lacking in variety and, shall we say, pizzazz). So what do we do when those DIFFICULT EMOTIONS come a-callin'? Wellll, let's turn to our guest writer for help...

A Thought Is But a THOUGHT: REALITY and RESPONSE Are Up to Us

Why Am I Depressed

We hear it ad nauseam. "If you'd stop thinking so much, or at least change what you're thinking, you wouldn't be so depressed and anxious." Duh. Okay, the concept may seem jaded, but it isn't going away. And that's a good thing, because excluding meds, it's really all we have. Let's talk, okay?