woman suffering from snow depression

Snow Depression

Understanding Snow Depression “And February was so long that it lasted into March And found us walking a path alone together You stopped and pointed and you said, ‘That’s a crocus’ And I said, ‘What’s a crocus?’ And you said, ‘It’s a flower’ I tried to remember, but I said, ‘What’s a flower?’ ”— Dar…

therapist reviewing depression FAQs with curious client

Depression FAQs

Everyone knows what it’s like to have a bad day. After all, we all feel sad and insecure sometimes. However, there are key differences between normal sadness and irritability and clinical depression.  Depression is a medical condition that can be debilitating and life-threatening. When left untreated, it may impact numerous areas of functioning.  As a…

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Holistic Strategies for Battling Depression

The standard approach to treating depression includes medications and psychotherapy, but in some cases, and for reasons doctors and therapists don’t fully understand, these approaches are only partially successful. Complementary approaches including yoga, exercise, nutrition, and supplements for depression may all be added to a holistic treatment plan to help achieve success. Let’s review some…

Is Work Addiction the ‘Respectable’ Addiction?

Work addiction is our society’s favorite addiction. While many look down on those whose psychological, emotional and social situations lead them to abuse something like heroin—even seeing drug abusers as some type of “blight” on society—work addicts are virtually praised for their problem. Pulling long hours, going the “extra mile” and casting aside personal and…