The Signs and Symptoms of Depression

The Signs and Symptoms of Depression

The Symptoms of Depression One of the most common questions we ask ourselves when it comes to depression  is ‘how do I know if I or a loved one is depressed’. It’s true that we are all prone to mood swings and feeling low at times when things just...
Poem: Kindness

Poem: Kindness

Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye (Apr 19, 2011)     Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must...
How Common is Depression?

How Common is Depression?

Despite the fact that being depressed or being in a state of depression feels like one of the most loneliest experiences out there, depression touches a huge number of individuals on a day to day basis. The World Health Organisation estimates that over one hundred and...
Depressed? Beware The Positive Thinking Trap!

Depressed? Beware The Positive Thinking Trap!

That’s pricey for a pair of shoes! Her next door’s not bringing her kids up right. What does she think she looks like? That bloke on the news is definitely guilty. Does Mohair go with suede? Well, we are human after all and as result we naturally judge and evaluate...