Repressed Depression (Emotions)

Repressed emotions refer to emotions that you unconsciously avoid. These differ from suppressed emotions, which are feelings you purposely avoid because you don’t know exactly how to deal with them.  Say you and your partner have a fight and decide to break up one evening. You still have to meet with an important client at work the next day,Continue reading “Repressed Depression (Emotions)”

One Size Does Not Fit All…

I walk into 530 First Avenue towards the outpatient lab. I give the woman at the front desk my first name and last initial. A few minutes later, she calls my name to confirm my address, doctor’s name and what I’m there for. I sit in the waiting room filled with people of all agesContinue reading “One Size Does Not Fit All…”

Let Go Of Depression And Welcome Joy Back Into Your Life

Even long term depression can be overcome and it’s the most rewarding work you’ll ever do! Depression is more than a Blue Day, sadness, or even a broken heart, although it happens because of such things and feels a lot like the blues. If you’ve ever had a real depression, you know what I mean.Continue reading “Let Go Of Depression And Welcome Joy Back Into Your Life”

Remaining Positive When Facing a Chronic Illness

A diagnosis of chronic illness can bring with it feelings of denial, anger and grief. But, at some point, the emotions subside and you are faced with a harsh reality—you are no longer the person you once were. Chronic illness has robbed you from your sense of identity and purpose. Do you even stand aContinue reading “Remaining Positive When Facing a Chronic Illness”

5 Steps On How To Comfort A Sad Person

In the world we are living in,People are bound to face trying times. There are times they will face: Job lose,separation from their love ones either by death or divorce. In some cases,one may lose his home, Boyfriend/Girlfriend/family member. When these things happen,one tends to lock Himself/Herself  in a sad world but in need ofContinue reading “5 Steps On How To Comfort A Sad Person”

Are You Sabotaging Yourself With “Fat Talk”?

If you’re a woman, chances are good that at some point you’ve looked in a mirror and focused on your imperfections. But have you given much thought to just how your internal monologue: “I wish I had slimmer thighs”, “I wish my butt was smaller” or “I can’t believe how much I gained with myContinue reading “Are You Sabotaging Yourself With “Fat Talk”?”

Tips and Tools for Helping Yourself or a Friend

The teenage years can be tough, and it’s perfectly normal to feel sad or irritable every now and then. But if these feelings don’t go away or become so intense that you can’t handle them, you may be suffering from depression. The good news is that you don’t have to feel this way. Help isContinue reading “Tips and Tools for Helping Yourself or a Friend”

When Sadness Lingers…

Feelings of surprise vanish in an instant, while sorrow can hang on for months. Why is that? New research from the journal Motivation and Emotion offers answers. Of all your emotions, sadness tends to last the longest, the research data show. Anger, hope, pride, and enthusiasm round out the top five when it comes to enduringContinue reading “When Sadness Lingers…”