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Myths About Antidepressants
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Let’s Debunk 10 Common Myths About Antidepressants

Depression & Anxiety Knowledge

There are many common misconceptions and myths about antidepressants. We don’t mind taking birth control pills, antibiotics, vitamins or supplements, but antidepressants are regarded by many people as dangerous and addictive substances that only make things worse. Many of those opinions come from patients who had the bad luck to get the wrong kind of […]

December 21, 2016 / By / / Post a Comment
10 Signs of Depression
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Depressed Or Just Sad? 10 Signs Of Depression You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Feeling blue? Should you be worried about your mental health? In this post, I will tell you about 10 signs of depression you should watch for. They can be manifested alone or in a combination, and some aren’t even commonly associated with this serious disease. I am not suggesting you, however, that you should autodiagnose yourself on the […]

October 28, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
Coping Strategies for Anxiety
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12 Coping Strategies For Anxiety That Not Only Don’t Work, But Also Make You Feel More Anxious

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Every worrier subconsciously uses coping strategies for anxiety, hoping to solve the problem and get over worry. Unfortunately, these techniques are not only useless, but also make things worse for you. Why is that? They work in a short (to be honest, very short)  term, which  gives you an illusion that you will solve the […]

September 14, 2016 / By / / 4 Comments
Top 5 Signs Of Depression
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Top 5 Signs Of Depression: Not Only Sadness

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Am I depressed or just sad? Sometimes it’s not so easy to tell. If you show the top 5 signs of depression listed below for at least 2 weeks, it’s a warning sign that you may be suffering from it. Those of you who tend to always manage everything by themselves perceive depression as weakness and […]

June 19, 2016 / By / / 6 Comments
What It Feels Like To Have Depression And Anxiety
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What It Feels Like To Have Depression And Anxiety?

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After a very active and productive offline weekend in the countryside, I am back to town, and feeling depressed once again. Even on medication, there are always better and worse days. Mondays are actually pretty bad in general, and in conjunction with menstrual pains they are just unbearable. The best survival strategy is to lay […]

May 23, 2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Can Social Media Cause Depression
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Can Social Media Cause Depression?

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Imagine that you’re sitting at home all alone on a gloomy November evening, doing nothing significant or exciting. Boredom makes you check your social media accounts to find out what is going on in the “real” world. It turns out that an acquaintance from primary school who’s always been plump is showing off her bikini-ready […]

May 20, 2016 / By / , , , / 4 Comments
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