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Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression, Panic, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Practicing Self-Care Can Be Hard

While practicing self-care can seem counter-intuitive for some people, it is essential to managing mental illnesses like anxiety and achieving overall wellness.

Depression, Mental Health, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

My brain chemistry knew before I did…

I am currently semi-retired from over thirty-five years in the corporate world. As such, the days tend to (blissfully) run into each other. Friday is no longer the anchor tethering me to sanity and the term "long weekend" means little more than an extra day when family a friends may be available to socialize. As… Continue reading My brain chemistry knew before I did…

Depression, Menopause, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Surviving Depression – The Dark Months Begin

It's been about 4 weeks now since the clocks were changed for daylight savings. It's dark in the morning when I leave my house for work and it's dark in the evening when I leave work to go home. For a person with depression, knowing that this is just the start of the dark months, is… Continue reading Surviving Depression – The Dark Months Begin