In: depression

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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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