Finding the Root Cause of Depression for Proper Diagnosis and Treatment

Mental health problems are often challenging to diagnose. Depression is a very common mental illness that can be related to many conditions so proper diagnosis and treatment involves discovering the root cause of the depression within a given person’s brain. For example, despite these two patients having the same common symptoms of depression, you can see in […]

How to Talk to Someone Who Is Depressed

Trying to talk to someone with depression is difficult. Many times, people do not know what to say when they learn or believe a family member or friend is suffering from depression.

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls, the most massive characters are seared with scars

Depression is not something that is cured overnight. It takes time to get better and for some, it will last their lifetime.

A Rampant Epidemic that Kills

The Alarming High Cost and Frequency of Loneliness in the U.S. Most Americans are lonely. Health insurer Cigna’s 2018 U.S. Loneliness Index* found a lack of meaningful relationships and companionship among 325.7 million Americans. Nearly half of those in this national survey reported feeling lonely, left out and isolated from others either always or sometimes. Only about half, 53 […]

When “I’m Sorry” Feels  like “Shut Up”

        How to Apologize When You Really Mean It. A sincere apology goes a long way to correcting mistakes or oversights that damage our relationship with others – be they family, clients, customers or business associates. But apologies that are not sincere, tossed out or incomplete only makes matters worse. There are […]