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Terezia Farkas is an international bestselling author in depression and grief. Terezia is a reiki master, psychic medium, and certified channeller.
Visit Terezia Farkas on Twitter @tereziafarkas
Website: http://www.tereziafarkas.com
Honours:
Alberta Lt. Governor Circle on Mental Health and Addictions certificate. Bell Let's Talk Social Media Ambassador 2017.
CAMH (Canadian Addictions and Mental Health) 150 Difference Makers nominee.
2014 Global Crisis of Depression Summit at Kings Place in London on November 25, 2014, which included speakers Kofi A Anan, the 7th former Secretary General of the UN.

  Elderly depression often goes untreated or is misdiagnosed. Yet, people over age 60 are more likely to be depressed than younger people. This is important. As the population of the United States gets older and more depressed, proper mental […]

Alzheimer’s and dementia are not part of normal aging. How can you tell if someone has Alzheimer’s or dementia? What are the early signs of Alzheimer’s, and how is it different from normal aging? My grandmother had Alzheimer’s When my […]

Accompanying family to a clinic has many benefits. Having someone familiar and used to your behaviour and moods creates a safe space to release emotions. Usually there’s some amount of anxiety when going to a clinic or hospital. Family can […]

TEN THINGS ABOUT DEPRESSION: 1. Depression is not the same as being sad. Sadness is a temporary emotional state. Sadness is emotional pain triggered by a painful, difficult, challenging, or disappointing experience. You feel sad about something. Sadness is a healthy […]

These jobs can make you depressed. Certain workplaces can lead to more depression than others because of stress, exposure to toxins, social isolation, and lack of social support (such as counselling services). All jobs have a baseline level of stress […]

Do antidepressants cause side effects? Yes, antidepressants can react poorly with your body and create unwanted side effects. Some side effects are temporary and will go away. Certain antidepressants will also change your personality. But some side effects don’t go […]

  Trans fats cause depression. Trans fats cause depression, memory loss, and shrink your brain. Trans fats are artificially created fats. Some people say trans fats are closer to plastics because of the way trans fats are created. Trans fats […]

Does sugar cause depression? Yes, that’s something science agrees on. There’s a difference between natural sugar and refined or processed sugar.  Eating too much refined sugar changes body glucose levels and even swells your brain. A recent study shows that […]

Depression symptoms can easily be missed, mislabeled, or dismissed. It’s important to know what are depression symptoms so you can tease away other issues that may be masked by depression. Cancer, for instance, will send a person into depression. Old […]

Depression is not sadness. You might feel very sad and believe you’re depressed. You’ve probably said at one time, “ I’m so depressed” when actually you’re only sad. So what is the difference between depression and sadness? Depression versus sadness […]