Is Depression in Seniors a Direct Result of Aging?


“Dad doesn’t seem like his usual self,” you say to yourself after your most recent visit with your father. He seemed more distant and lethargic. You remember when he enjoyed gardening and discussing the most recent book he had read. Now he just sits at home by the window. You think it might be depression, but you wonder: Is depression in seniors is a result of aging? The short answer to this question is an empathetic “No!” Senior citizens do struggle with depression, just like people of any age. But, if it's not a direct result of aging, what is it a result [...]

Is Depression in Seniors a Direct Result of Aging?2019-02-09T05:05:02+00:00

When You Struggle with Both Anxiety and Depression Symptoms—5 Ways to Cope


If you live with both anxiety and depression, then you know that you carry twice the burden. It’s almost as if one feeds into the other. Despite your best efforts, keeping both anxiety symptoms and depression symptoms at bay is taking up a lot of your energy. At the end of the day, you either feel exhausted or really stressed-out. Is there anything you can do? Consider five ways that you can cope with the double onslaught. 1. Create a Positive Environment for Yourself When you think about what’s in your control, creating a positive environment for yourself has to be near [...]

When You Struggle with Both Anxiety and Depression Symptoms—5 Ways to Cope2019-01-29T00:20:16+00:00

ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression—Often Related Conditions in Adults and Teens


It’s hard having to face going to work or school every day. You never seem to be able to pay attention or stay on task. The work you do turn in is considered sloppy, incomplete, or just not good enough. You can feel your peers, supervisors, or teachers judging you. They are sending the message that you already know: you must be stupid. What other reason could there be? You try to cope as best you can, but this only causes more stress in your life. As you can see from this scenario, it’s not hard to make the connection between ADHD, anxiety, [...]

ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression—Often Related Conditions in Adults and Teens2019-01-29T00:09:26+00:00

Struggling with Depressing Thoughts? – Don’t Believe Everything You Think!


Our brains are incredible. Every day you have thousands of thoughts. This could range from planning for your child’s birthday party this weekend to completing a complex project at work. It’s amazing that we have this capacity for such high-level thinking. But sometimes your thoughts can be too much and really negative. In fact, depressing thoughts can make their way into your mind. This can cause you to eventually experience depression and struggle to be able to function. However, you don’t have to believe everything you think! Why You Have Depressing Thoughts The obvious reason why you are having depressing thoughts is that you [...]

Struggling with Depressing Thoughts? – Don’t Believe Everything You Think!2019-01-28T23:54:48+00:00

Neurofeedback For Depression


Neurofeedback For Depression: 3 Reasons to Consider Neurofeedback For Depression: Because It’s Natural. Like many, you want a natural alternative to psychiatric drugs. You want to feel your best, and you are health conscious. You care about your physical health and are wary of taking pills that might end up hurting your body. Neurofeedback for depression might very well provide you with the relief you seek.    Despite the common use of antidepressant drugs, I have noticed that clients in my clinical practice more and more people are becoming aware of the negative sides to taking anti depressant drugs.   Through [...]

Neurofeedback For Depression2019-01-28T23:42:58+00:00

Depression & Gender: 5 Ways Depression Can Be Different for Men


Depression In Men Typically, when you think of depression, what comes to mind?  Depression in men often looks, sounds and feels different than it does in women.  Usually, when you picture depression, it’s someone who is sitting alone or who feels sad. Maybe they are overwhelmed by feelings of guilt and have a very negative view of themselves.   Although this is how depression is typically seen, we are learning more all the time about other ways it manifests.   For example, consider how depression can affect men specifically. Sadly, in our society men are discouraged from sharing their emotions, which [...]

Depression & Gender: 5 Ways Depression Can Be Different for Men2019-02-14T06:44:55+00:00

Depression Tips


Feeling Down? Are you ready to feel better? I’d like to help! Most people feel down and stuck sometimes…  procrastination, the lack of energy, low self esteem can all be signs of depression. There is help and hope.  You can feel good again! I help clients take the key steps that are vital for their recovery from depression. Call today to start you personalized depression recovery program! Here are some tips to help you in your recovery…remember, depression doesn’t often just go away on it’s own. To Recover From Depression, Get and give support! Even though you may feel reluctant to [...]

Depression Tips2019-01-28T23:28:07+00:00