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Aromatherapy for Depression

Aromatherapy is the use of organic compounds to improve your mood, mental state, or health. Those organic compounds are called essential oils. …

Essential Oils

Understanding Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders Introduction

Anxiety: A Common Human Emotion<p>Ask anyone to define anxiety and you will quickly realize there is no shortage of examples that people can provide. …

Depression

A Personal Note To People With Anxiety

You may be someone who thinks that you're the only one in the whole wide world with horrible anxiety symptoms.<p>Without exaggerating, many millions of …

Cognitive Science

The Truth About Hypothyroidism And Depression

I was contacted by a reader with a story that drove straight to my soul. Her story hit me so hard that I sat motionless with my head down on my desk. …

Have Depression or Anxiety? Get Your Thyroid Checked

Six weeks ago I woke up tired and depressed, as I have so often in the last year. All I wanted to do was go back to bed.<p>The negative intrusive …

Thyroid

What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder?

A personality disorder is a pattern of feelings and behaviors that seem appropriate and justified to the person experiencing them, even though these …

Borderline Personality Disorder

Overview<p>Borderline personality disorder is a mental illness marked by an ongoing pattern of varying moods, self-image, and behavior. These symptoms …

Illness anxiety disorder - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondriasis or health anxiety, is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously …

Depression

Understanding What It's Like To Live With An Anxiety Disorder

<b>I feel needy, and I'm repulsed. But I can't help it.</b><p>Prince Harry's royal wedding is officially over and there won't be another British royal wedding …

8 Crystals for Anxiety

<b>Use these calming crystals for anxiety, to calm your mind, stay centred and bring back your chill. Chase away worries and help reduce anxiety with</b> …

8 Tried and Tested Ways of Overcoming Social Anxiety

Suffering from social anxiety is like tiptoeing along the edge of a very steep cliff. The slightest lo, the subtlest tone of voice, the smallest …

13 Natural Ways To Relieve Anxiety

<b>Essential Oils</b> – One of my favorite things to do at the office when I’m feeling overwhelmed, is to add a few drops of Stress Relief Synergy Blend to …

Wellness

How To Deal With Anxiety Day to Day to Break Up With It + Swipefile

Anxiety has a habit of ruining lives. It can send you into a deep dark hole, make you more susceptible to depression and damage health.<p>But don’t let …

Depression

An Avocado a Day?

Following a bipolar disorder diagnosis, most doctors recommend a regimen of medication and therapy — the best lines of defense against mood …

Derealization - A Scary Anxiety Symptom

<b>Anxiety Symptoms</b> <b>SHARE</b><p>In cases of severe anxiety, a person may feel as though they're going crazy. They may feel as though something is off in reality …

Bipolar Disorder Infographic - Sarah Neighbour

An infographic showing the symptoms, diagnosis, prevalence, causes, and treatment of Bipolar Disorder, which is a psychiatric mood disorder. I …

Bipolar Disorder

Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors

Everyone has anxiety from time to time, but chronic anxiety can negatively impact your quality of life. It is a mental health disorder that can also …

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9 Natural Therapies for Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder requires managing two distinct categories of symptoms. Manic symptoms may include impulsive behavior, excessive irritability, and …

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33 Powerful Books That Can Help With Your Depression

"Harry Potter saved me more than once, and I can’t thank J.K. Rowling enough."<p><i>An earlier version of this post included Kate V.’s last name, but has since been changed.</i>

Books

Recognizing Seasonal Depression (INFOGRAPHIC) - Causes - Depression

Do the seemingly endless winter days have you feeling blue? As the winter drags on, many people experience changes in mood, sleep patterns, cravings, …

Depression

An Infographic to Help You Understand Depression

Depression is a serious issue that affects an unexpectedly large portion of society — there are more people suffering from depression than alcohol …

8 Warning Signs of Depression You Shouldn't Ignore

Your boss chews you out. A car hits a puddle and splashes dirty water all over you. It’s a bad day, but it’s only one day. For one in ten Americans …

Self-Criticism

10 Great Exercises to Keep Depression at Bay | CNN

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What I Wish My Patients Knew About Treating Depression

Andre'a Watkins, MD<p>Was this helpful?<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>At Your Appointment<p>What to Ask About Depression<p><b></b>Major depressive disorder, also referred to as depression, is what I describe as a full body disease. It’s more than just feeling sad or blue. Depression is characterized by at least two weeks of …

Finding a Therapist to Treat Depression

Ellen Greenlaw<p>Was this helpful?<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>At Your Appointment<p>What to Ask About Depression<p>Getting help for depression is an important decision. It’s a big step on the road to recovery and feeling yourself again.<p>And if you’d like to try psychotherapy—or talk therapy—the next step is to choose a …