In: depression

Impossible Jobs
July 21, 2012

In this world, there are two kinds of jobs: Jobs that one could perhaps do adequately, and jobs that are impossible….

Read More
July 17, 2012

“You’re such a narcissist!” It’s easy to see why people with moods are often accused of being narcissistic. When we are…

Read More
Crisis Prevention
July 16, 2012

If you are feeling OK but planning on making some changes that might affect your mood, now is the time to…

Read More
Kay Jamison
July 15, 2012

If you do much thinking about moods and how they affect us, you eventually run into Kay Jamison. She has dedicated…

Read More
Natural Supplements for Depression
July 15, 2012

There are many, many supplements that people have suggested are effective treatments for depression. How do you decide what is worth…

Read More
Relationships and Chronic Depression
July 12, 2012

Many people with depression, particularly if they have been depressed for a long time, develop a pattern of interacting with others…

Read More
Mood and Food
July 11, 2012

Many people have an intuitive sense that a good diet is a foundation stone of good mental health. We don’t disagree,…

Read More
Self-Consciousness: You Can’t Fool Yourself
July 8, 2012

Many years ago we read a book by renowned social psychologist George Herbert Meade entitled Mind, Self and Society. In it…

Read More
What Happens in Depression?
July 7, 2012

We were just getting ready to write a post about brain imaging findings that help to explain what happens in depression…

Read More
The Antidepressant without Side Effects
July 5, 2012

Medications for depression can be life saving, but for many people they have disturbing side effects. But there is one antidepressant…

Read More
Riding the Waves
July 4, 2012

MoodSurfing is about the idea that the ups and downs of mood are normal (we aren’t trying to achieve some elusive…

Read More
The Morning Ritual – Daily Routines Part 1
June 29, 2012

For people learning to live with moods, it is often very important how the day starts. The morning sets the stage…

Read More
Living with Support: Groups and Other Resources
June 24, 2012

It’s sometimes hard to figure out the answers to questions about moods and how they influence our lives. Family and friends…

Read More
Acceptance: Helpful Readings
June 22, 2012

Aacceptance. We have been influenced by many people in setting up this website. One of those great thinkers is a man…

Read More
The Practice of Tacking: How to Get Going
June 16, 2012

Sometimes it is important to get going. We generally think that it is wise to have a clear idea of where…

Read More
Having Kids
June 9, 2012

Having kids is always challenging, a source of joy but also a source of anxiety. And having depression can add to…

Read More
Supplements for Mood
June 4, 2012

There are lots of supplements that are supposed to help with mood and energy and overall health. We try to keep…

Read More
The Morning Ritual: Starting Your Day Off Right
June 4, 2012

The Morning Ritual– For people who are trying to live creatively with moods, it is often extremely important how the day…

Read More
Books on Depression That We Recommend
June 2, 2012

Books on Depression this is a short list of the books that we  most often recommend when people are dealing with…

Read More
MoodSurfing ™ 101 : Depression – Video Included
June 1, 2012

Part of the preparation for this site has been a lot of thinking about “what works” to help people live better…

Read More
%d bloggers like this: