Hard Wired For Depression

Am I Hard-Wired for Depression?

Depression is a mental health disorder that can affect individuals from all walks of life. No matter  what your connection with the illness may be. The fact is that depression doesn’t discriminate and anyone can be at risk. Specialists of the mind have delved into numerous discussions revolving around depression’s hereditary tendencies, and much research…

Life After Depression

The World Is Open To You

Remission from depression brings about a noticeable improvement in the emotional quality of life. Some people are able to experience pleasure from  previous passions, reconnect with loved ones, or simply see  the beauty in a flower. Healing from depression is a precious opportunity to be reborn into new ways of relating to the world.  …

Depressive Symptoms

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Depression and Taking Action

How Major Depressive Disorder Differs from a ‘Blue Mood’ Everyone experiences sadness sometimes.  Negative emotions are a normal part of living, but there is a difference between passing sadness and major depressive disorder (MDD). Situational depression is the term used for the ‘blue mood,’ which is what people feel in response to negative life circumstances.…

Helping Someone with Suicidal Tendencies

Caring for Loved Ones With Suicidal Tendencies

Knowing how to help a loved one with suicidal tendencies can literally save a life. It is estimated that 800,000 people commit suicide every year according to the World Health Organization. Though, it can be difficult to understand what motivates people to take their own life, suicidal thoughts come from tremendous pain and suffering.  …

TMS is not painful

Is TMS Painful?

Major depressive disorder (MDD) can be debilitating and painful both emotionally and physically, filling the body with aches, tension and unexplained pains. The last thing a person with depression wants to do is to add more pain into their lives; there is a need for a treatment such as TMS that is localized, harmless and…

Managing Depression

Methods to Help Manage Depression While Undergoing TMS Treatment

During Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) treatment, it is helpful to focus on self-care tactics such as healthy eating, mindfulness, regular exercise, and therapy that have been shown to enhance health and happiness.   Practicing Self-Care Depression can make it difficult to conduct self-care routines such as managing hygiene, eating, and exercising. Simply getting out of…