Major Depressive Disorder
Krystina Ostermeyer
Krystina Ostermeyer
February 19, 2019
Major depressive disorder is characterized by a low mood and a loss of interest in activities and relationships, for a minimum of two weeks.

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Mindfulness and Depression

How Does Mindfulness Help With Depression?

Using mindfulness exercises may help manage the symptoms of depression. Learn how you can use mindfulness for depression today.
by Brittany Da Silva on August 7, 2018
How to Deal With Depression

11 Different Ways to Deal With Depression

There are hundreds of ways on how to deal with depression. From listening to music, attending talk therapy to spending time in nature.
by Scott Ste Marie and Brittany Da Silva on June 12, 2018
Depression and Criticism

How to Cope With Criticism When You’re Depressed

Dealing with both depression and criticism at the same time can be challenging, fortunately, there are a few ways to cope.
by Scott Ste Marie on June 5, 2018
Meditation for Depression

Can Meditation Help Depression?

Meditation for depression may provide different benefits ranging from clearing your mind of fear and worry to managing your symptoms.
by Jane Brasil on May 22, 2018
Living Alone With Depression

6 Coping Skills for Living Alone With Depression

Living alone with depression can be tough, however, there are six ways to making living alone with depression a little easier.
by Scott Ste Marie on May 15, 2018
Depression Recovery

A Step-by-Step Guide to Working Towards Depression Recovery

Naturally, when depressed, recovery feels like an impossible task. The mission becomes finding ways to take depression recovery from impossible to probable.
by Eric Patterson on April 2, 2018
Depression and Confidence

Developing a Sense of Self-Worth When You Have Depression

Depression damages our confidence and self-esteem. However, there are many ways to treat depression and confidence issues.
by Lana Barhum on February 8, 2018
Staying Busy With Activities for Depression

Four Ways to Actively Fight Back Against Depression

Sadness could be considered part of the normal human condition but prolonged depression can become debilitating. Try these activities for depression.
by Lana Barhum on January 23, 2018
Video How to Start the Day Off Strong With Depression video

How to Start the Day Off Strong With Depression

Scott shares with you three things to start your day off strong with depression. All it takes is a few minutes in the morning to brighten your day.
by Scott Ste Marie on December 27, 2017
Anger and Depression

Managing Depression When Sadness Feels Like Anger

Many people experience anger with depression. They are angry at situations, feel helpless or hopeless, because being angry is just easier.
by Lana Barhum on December 19, 2017