Depression

What is the root of depression?

I think that it can be explained in a variety of ways. I think it is “anger turned inward”. A resentment and hatred towards the self. Self loathing, inability to love oneself or see one’s worth. hopelessness in living a fulfilled life. After that, I will try and explain what the root could be by…

How do people deal with depression and anxiety?

Before you shop at Amazon Prime, read this.The dead giveaway that tells you when Amazon’s giving you a better price than other retailers.My credentials for answering are: at the age of five, kindergarten teacher called my Mom and told that she (the teacher) was worried about me because I colored only in blacks, grays and…

Why is depression thought about a mental illness?

Before you shop at Amazon Prime, read this.The dead giveaway that tells you when Amazon’s giving you a better price than other retailers.This one’s pretty simple. Let’s have a list: First off, Depression is understood to have biochemical consequences for the brain, insofar as those suffering from it have been found to have lowered neurotransmitter…

What are the basic signs of having depression?

Here’s a checklist I developed that I really resonate with, and other people have told me they like it too It has 7 ways of looking at the common signs of depression See what you think; Check what you are thinkingIn depression, your thoughts are very negative and self critical They can seem so overwhelming…

Why does depression cause fatigue?

Why does depression cause fatigue? Depression can possibly cause fatigue through four mechanisms. They are all interrelated, and are the effects that depression has on the circadian rhythm; the effects that depression has on the autonomic nervous system; the effects that depression has on the HPA axis; and the relationship between fatigue serotonin and depression.…

Is depression an incurable illness?

Q: Is depression curable? Why or why not? A: I personally know several people who came out of significant depression simply from learning and practicing the Transcendental Meditation® technique (TM), two were close friends. But that’s just anecdotal. Below I explain why what you get from the practice of TM is the ONLY cure. But…

What is the difference between depression and laziness …

The main difference being while depression is a body dis -order, Laziness is a behavior dis order. {What is depression? Feeling sad or having a depressed moodLoss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyedChanges in appetite — weight loss or gain unrelated to dietingTrouble sleeping or sleeping too muchLoss of energy or increased fatigueIncrease…

What is it like to undergo depression? How does it feel …

Here is an excerpt from a blog post I wrote about this (which was actually about Aaron Swartz’s suicide). Thought I’d share it here too, just in case it helps anyone. Some of it is a bit off-topic, my apologies. ______________________________________________________________ Like everyone else, I’m very sad to hear about the suicide of Aaron Swartz,…

Can you pass away from anxiety?

Many times they commit suicide. The truly tempting thing about suicide is that it’s a solution to pretty much everything. Not a constructive solution or a solution other people want you to use, but still a solution. We can opt out. Once you realize you’re strong enough to end your own life, that knowledge will…