Category: Depression

Grief and Gratitude – Managing the Stress from Loss

Grief and Gratitude – Managing the Stress from Loss

Grief doesn’t come only from death or the dying process. If you’ve ever experienced any profound loss - of a job, home, business or business partner, [...]
Natural Ways to Address the Complexities of Fibromyalgia

Natural Ways to Address the Complexities of Fibromyalgia

Do you suffer from chronic or severe pain throughout your body? Have your traditional physicians concluded that your symptoms are psychosomatic after [...]
The Ups and Downs of Perimenopause: Tips for a Healthier Transition

The Ups and Downs of Perimenopause: Tips for a Healthier Transition

Anxious, depressed, angry. Bloated, can’t sleep, can’t remember, no period, then full-blown red storm. Anxious, depressed, angry…again! Why don’t more [...]
Massage Therapy: Self-Care or a Luxury?

Massage Therapy: Self-Care or a Luxury?

How do you view massage therapy? Should it be treated as a rare indulgence or luxury or does it offer valuable health benefits? It seems there is a wi [...]
The Benefits of Himalayan Salt Stone Massage

The Benefits of Himalayan Salt Stone Massage

You may have heard of Hot Stone Massage but a novel treatment called Himalayan Salt Stone Massage has become popular in recent years primarily due to [...]
Anxiety and Depression: From Hopeless to Hopeful

Anxiety and Depression: From Hopeless to Hopeful

There continues to be an ever-growing incidence of anxiety and depression in the United States. One in ten individuals suffer from depression and 2-4% [...]
The Emerging Field of Nutrition and Mental Health

The Emerging Field of Nutrition and Mental Health

From the time of the ancients until the 17th century everyone recognized the interconnectedness of the mind and body. The idea of viewing the mind an [...]
Natural Ways to Manage Mild-to-Moderate Depression

Natural Ways to Manage Mild-to-Moderate Depression

[M]ore than 30 million Americans take antidepressant drugs...The effectiveness of ... [these] drugs has been the subject of several reviews. The resu [...]
Got Winter Depression? How Moms Can Find ‘Better’ Feelings this Season

Got Winter Depression? How Moms Can Find ‘Better’ Feelings this Season

Toward the end of last winter, I found myself crying one day- for what seemed like no apparent reason at all. I felt horrible. Horrible about myself [...]
The Common Cold of Mental Illness

The Common Cold of Mental Illness

Because of its prevalence in our society, depression is often referred to as the “common cold” of mental illness. It may be common, but depression is [...]
Can Our Lifestyle Affect Our Risk of Depression?

Can Our Lifestyle Affect Our Risk of Depression?

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 7.6% of Americans aged 12 and up are depressed. This number was much higher for females and those b [...]
Depression is Not a Chemical Imbalance

Depression is Not a Chemical Imbalance

Depression has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), in 2013, 9.2 percent of adults i [...]
Depression is a Wake-Up Call from your Soul

Depression is a Wake-Up Call from your Soul

Depression is one of the most common psychopathological disorders of our time. Like many other mental disorders, the most widely used form of therapy [...]
The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

It’s that time of year when many of us start making our list of who’s been naughty and nice. Then we wrack our brains as to what to get them for the h [...]
Is It Possible to Find the Joy Again?

Is It Possible to Find the Joy Again?

  Reading or hearing about the side effects of prescription medication for depression is enough to make anyone depressed and anxious! And then [...]
Divorce as a Death and Initiation: A Guide to the Five Stages of Divorce

Divorce as a Death and Initiation: A Guide to the Five Stages of Divorce

In 1969, Swiss Psychiatrist, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross created the five stages of grief from her work dealing with terminally ill patients. Her groundbrea [...]
Why You Should Watch Out For Genetic Mutations

Why You Should Watch Out For Genetic Mutations

Have you ever felt something was off in your body but were told over and over everything is "normal?" This is the case for so many people, who then ca [...]
SOUL RETREIVAL AT WORK – Finding Meaning and Purpose at Work: Part 2

SOUL RETREIVAL AT WORK – Finding Meaning and Purpose at Work: Part 2

Something is missing at our place of work, something is very wrong….and we know it. Last month we discussed the cost of sleepwalking to work each day [...]
The Genetics and Biochemistry of Depression: A Nutrigenomics Approach Part One

The Genetics and Biochemistry of Depression: A Nutrigenomics Approach Part One

For some, everything about the day is difficult. From getting up in the morning to interacting with friends, family, and colleagues to doing everyday [...]
SOUL RETREIVAL AT WORK – Finding Meaning and Purpose at Work

SOUL RETREIVAL AT WORK – Finding Meaning and Purpose at Work

Something is missing at our place of work, something is very wrong….and we know it. So many of us are sleepwalking to work each day feeling unmotivat [...]
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