Finding the purpose in your Pain My mother always told me growing up, “if you’ve never learned, then you’ve never lived”. She always recounted her life’s journey by sharing a lot of her painful stories. Reflecting on these moments now as an adult, I now appreciate the lesson she always tried to deliver that “there … Continue reading “Depression, you don’t control me anymore!”
How Social Media Triggers Depression Social media is a platform used to connect millions of people all over the world efficiently and quickly. Social media has grown tremendously over the years with several different applications such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to connect people with each other. With the click of a button, one could … Continue reading The Gift and Curse of Social Media
Avoiding the Stereotypes of Depression Among People What is depression? Depression is a serious medical illness that has negative effects on how you feel, think and act. It also affects relationships and may affect your ability to function in various settings such as school or work. Depression common symptoms are feelings of sadness, loss of … Continue reading Depression Does not Discriminate!
Understanding how ADHD can impact Depression When most people think of someone diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) they are probably picturing a child who has an immense amount of energy who requires constant redirection and supervision. Although ADHD is recognized as the “hyper child diagnoses”, it should not be taken lightly. People diagnosed … Continue reading ADHD WITH DEPRESSION
Processing your Loss The separation from or the loss of a loved one is a difficult journey to process. Grief is not only associated with the death, it can also be due to divorce, job loss, or separation from a friend. Loosing someone significant in your life whether by natural causes or a disconnection of … Continue reading The Journey of Grief
Finding your way back to “Normal” In the world of recovery from depression there isn’t a “back to normal” blueprint to follow. Depression can often leave stains in our lives that we are left to somehow “soak” in hopes of removing or whitening the ugly. Finding our way back through the depression means we have … Continue reading Life After Depression