What to do when you are depressed

What to do when you are depressed

The worst thing you can tell a depressed person is “snap out of it”. The worst thing you can do for them is tell them to “man up”, “get a grip”. The best thing you can do for them is be patient with them, understand them. Depression is an illness. Just as you lose control over your body when you are physically ill, depression causes the sufferer to lose control of their willpower and strength. If you suffer from depression, are there things you can do to, if not heal yourself, at least make yourself feel better and cope better? The answer is yes, and that’s what we will look at in the article. Before we do that, though, let’s get a proper definition of depression. Depression: The Basics The correct terminology for clinical depression is major depressive disorder (MDD). It typically involves at least two weeks of being in a low mood. During this time, you experience feelings of low self esteem, apathy for things you normally enjoy, low...
How to start over after divorce

How to start over after divorce

For most of your adult life perhaps you have always been a party of two. Now you wake up finding yourself a party of one and you have no idea where to start or how to find yourself again. This may be of no fault of your own or perhaps it was your choice that made it happen, either way you have to begin again and are not really sure where you need to start to make the best things happen for you. Take your time and breathe. Don’t let your new status define you, instead embrace it and begin again, after all you really don’t have a choice now. Up to now you may not have been the part of the relationship that handled everything so you have to start at point A and progress forward. First, you should look at your finances and personal file. Pull your credit. See if you indeed have been standing on your own two feet or leaning on your partner through life. If your name was first on the bills or perhaps alone on the bills then you may already...
8 daily motivation habits

8 daily motivation habits

Setting and achieving goals is essential if you want to be successful in business and in life. But it’s also one of the most difficult parts of your journey. It requires discipline and hard work, but most of all it requires motivation. Motivation is something that everyone struggles with. It’s fickle, it tends to fade when you need it, and it’s hard to get back. Daily motivation habits can help with that. They will support your specific goals and help you build up your overall motivation for life. Daily motivation habits are small things you do every day that support your health and success overall. They can be highly specific to your life and situation, or more general habits that help and support your business, life or general health. These habits can also boost your motivation for other tasks, as they teach you discipline and the best ways to develop daily habits. There are two general types of motivation. Intrinsic motivation...

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