Body and Mind: Together At Last

I’ve never been an unhealthy person, thanks mainly to healthy genes I inherited.  I never exercised most of my adult life and never had problems or became overweight.  I’ve never been athletic and always very inflexible, but so are a lot of people — so I never considered it a …

8 Secrets That Help If Your Loved One Suffers from Depression

The thing that’s almost as hard as suffering a clinical depression is when you have a loved one who suffers from it. While there are resources available for those suffering from depression, there is less support for those who have to care for them. So here are some pointers for …

7 Secrets That Can Help When You Are Depressed

Depression is a cruel state. It robs you of an ability to have hope or feel joy. You stop being you — you become a lesser version, the one that doesn’t remember the normal you. Here are some realizations that I gained through my own healing experience. Knowing and applying …

Reader Question: How Can a Marriage Heal from Depression?

Recently, I received a question from Stacey about how a marriage can recover after her depression traumatized both her and her husband. Stacey writes: I have a history of depression. I have been treated through counseling and medication a number of times, but the weakness is still there. For over …

How I Healed My Damaged Self-Esteem

Just as I wrote my big essay on self-esteem, I encountered an event that triggered a discovery and healing of where my own self-esteem was damaged. It’s a rather personal tale, but let me use it to illustrate how you can mend the foundation of your mind. My Son’s Fall …