A positive attitude includes trying to see the good in situations. This kind of thinking allows us the advantage of seeing even a negative stimulus in a positive light. There may be hidden joys and tiny miracles in our daily life that we ignore. Even in our hardships and struggles, by keeping a positive attitude … Continue reading A Positive Attitude
Depression occurs in many individuals however, while there is a specific criteria and behaviour-set of the mood disorder, there may also be several differences between persons. Depression can be different for persons based on their pattern of behaviour. Different features and patterns can reveal the nature and scope of the depression. It is then important … Continue reading Specifiers of Major Depression
We mentioned in the previous post Mood Disorders - Depression that depression is a mood where one feels overwhelmingly sad, down, unable to cope with life's situations and loss of interest in day to day life. Among the types of depression we noted, there is Major Depressive Disorder. Major depressive disorder may be referred to … Continue reading Major Depression
There is something good in everyday. When you find the good in a bad day, you win! There are lessons to be learnt and tiny bits of joy to be spotted. What good have you found in your day today? Tell us in the comments 🙂
Wrapped in my fuzzy, navy blue blanket, I lay on my bed engulfed in a novel written by Maeve Binchy. It was already a few minutes to midnight but it did not bother me. This book had to be finished; I was so engrossed in the story that hours flew by while I squinted to … Continue reading The Importance of ‘Understanding’
As noted in a previous post, depression is a mood where our mental state consists of mainly sad and melancholy feelings. Depression snatches all sense of joy and peace and instills a sense of worthlessness and hopelessness in persons. For the diagnostic criteria of depression, please see Criteria for Depression. While we understand the feelings … Continue reading Persistent Depressive Disorder
On of the main features of 'life' itself, is that there are countless ups and downs. We go through trials on a daily basis. There are times where we don't know what is going on or what should be our next move. We often tell ourselves that we must be DEPRESSED. But do we really … Continue reading Mood Disorders – Depression
The countdown of the upcoming hours will soon dawn the beginning of a new month, a new day and a fresh new start. An opportunity to breathe, hope, love, live and most importantly to begin again. Too often, we waste so many days awaiting the weekend, nights wanting the morning as the lust for future … Continue reading Motivation!
We all experience stress in our lives but do we take time to practice self care? Stress relief is important. It allows us to rejuvinate, and re-compose ourselves. Relaxing and self care reduces the built up stress from our everyday routine and gives us a renewed feeling. With less stress we restore motivation and ability … Continue reading Simple Ways to Relieve Stress
When things don't go the way we planned we feel a sense of failure and loss. We lose control. Here are some things we can do when things don't go as planned. How do you react when you lose control in a situation? Tell us in the comments!