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  Christmas Depression Self Care Tips Why might you need Christmas depression self care? Well, Christmas depression doesn’t only affect someone who is depressed or suffering from SAD. Christmas depression can happen to anyone. Unrealistic expectations, anxiety, stress, increased responsibility, […]

There are many herbs, flowers, essential oils, and foods to deal with depression. Over the past few years, I’ve written several articles on these different alternative therapies. So here’s a quick recap of some of these natural remedies. Arctic Root Arctic […]

Using herbs for depression has for centuries been the norm for many cultures. In fact, using herbs for depression is sometimes preferred to using antidepressants. People throughout time have found that certain herbs have healing properties for depression. Of all […]

It’s the exam, the job interview, or the dinner with the new in-laws. Whenever you are stressed, your breathing becomes shallow and hard, and your chest constricts. A deep breathing exercise can relax your chest muscle and return breathing to […]

Its autumn and daylight hours are getting shorter. Time to get your SAD Kit ready. What’s that? You don’t know what’s a SAD kit? Well, let me first explain SAD. SAD SAD is seasonal affective disorder. When seasons change, there’s […]

I write my own articles about depression and how you can help someone who is depressed. Occasionally though, I will share an article which hits the right notes with me. This is one of those moments. “Ask Amy” is a […]

What are your self care habits when you’re away travelling with work? Many people have great self care habits. But these same people fall short with their self care habits when away travelling with work. Why? Usually its because self […]

    Mental health IS health. You can’t ignore your mental health, or pretend it’s not part of your physical presence on earth. Here are 10 ways to look after your mental health. Talk about your feelings. Don’t keep your […]

You learn how to speak to others. What you’re never taught is how to speak to yourself. What is healthy inner talk? After all, you are listening. What do you need to say, and what should you say, when your […]

Depression is a lack of energy, mentally, physically, and emotionally. Yoga and depression help balance you by relieving painful muscles, balancing your hormone levels, and bringing you back into the present moment. Yoga lets you clear your mind for a little […]