Why Writing Can Help Heal Depression – 1 The subtitle of Storied Mind used to be Writing to Recover Life from Depression, and I’ve often
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Re-Reading the Story of Depression’s Meaning There are no more beautiful and moving stories of healing than those told by Rachel Naomi Remen.
Depersonalized, Derealized, Dissociative and Disappearing I had a comment on a post at Health Central that described an experience the writer called
A New Model of Mental Health Recovery My understanding of mental health recovery came from experience with the standard treatments: psychotherapy
Stories to Explain My Life with Depression Stories can be an immediate and moving way to learn about someone because they evoke the feelings and
Forgiveness and Escape from Depression As many know it, forgiveness is a feeling that can’t be forced, one that often comes after a long inner
Do You Have to Lower Your Expectations of Life to Recover? I’ve often mentioned how crucial it has been to my recovery that I made basic changes
Depression Diagnosis – 2: What Does It Mean to You? Salvation Once you have a depression diagnosis, what does it mean to you? I’ve heard a lot of
Depression Diagnosis – 1: The Person or the Disorder? A depression diagnosis usually marks a turning point in your experience of the illness. Up
Mindfulness as Self-Help for Anxiety There’s nothing like extreme anxiety to make you feel like you’re falling apart. Using a few basics of
Can Depression Make Us Better People? Depression can collapse your life the way an earthquake can take down a city. So how could this same
6 Dimensions of Psychological Well-Being Recovery should aim at restoring psychological well-being as well as ending the symptoms of depression.
The Powerful Noise of Panic Some of the most frightening moments I’ve had during long years of depression were not those of despairing mood or
Patterns of Recovery from Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder I started learning about patterns of recovery when my mother survived two
Depression Is a Free Fall in Slow Motion Once my kids pulled me with them up to a water slide. I don’t like sliding through winding tubes and