Rising Up From Depression

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Depression typically breeds disordered thinking and behavioral habits that perpetuate more depression, which leads to more hopelessness, breeding more such habits… in a self-perpetuating negative feedback loop. You may have heard the saying “neurons that fire together wires together.” This is relevant to depression in both negative and positive ways. If we are so deeply…

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How Can I Tell if I’m Depressed… Or Just Sad?

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Depression is at epic levels. The Center for Disease Control estimates that in the USA alone more than 16 million people experience symptoms of depression every day. We are all impacted by traumatic events, losses, separations, and disappointments. Such events can cause us to grieve and move differently in the world for a time. As…

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