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Helping a Depressed Loved One

Helping a Depressed Loved OneI’m often asked how can family and friends help someone who is struggling with depression. Its hard to watch the people we love struggle to cope, to simply make it through the day. The most important thing for family and friends to remember is that they cannot give themselves the responsibility of “fixing” or “saving” their loved one.

So, how can you tell the difference between helping and over-helping? Helping a depressed love one is … Continue Reading

4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Lower Anxiety

Lower Your Anxiety Right NowHave you ever had one of those days where something seems to be gnawing at you all day? You can’t focus, your brain keeps drifting, and you wonder if you have yet to utter an intelligent statement. Or what about those day’s when you haven’t slept well the night before and you feel like you’re playing catch up all day long.

While we may not suffer from an anxiety disorder, most of us experience anxiety from time to time. … Continue Reading