A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]

Depression Fits the Hearts of Women Women experience twice the rate of depression as men. Everyone experiences disappointment or sadness in life. When the “down” times last a long time or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common medical illness called depression. Major depression affects your mood, mind, bodyContinue reading “A Woman’s Depression [Honesty]”

A Failure to Understand [An Excerpt]

Excerpt from “A Firm Place to Stand” BY MARJA BERGEN I’m disappointed when friends and family who know me well say things that reveal a gross misunderstanding of depression and how it affects those of us who suffer from it. One person close to me thought depression was something we bring on when we feelContinue reading “A Failure to Understand [An Excerpt]”

When Anxiety Becomes An Issue

“ Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?” Matthew 6:27, NLT “And who of you by worrying and being anxious can add one unit of measure (cubit) to his stature or to the span of his life?” Matthew 6:27, AMP Anxiety can be described as “misplaced concern.”  Many are over-wrought and disturbedContinue reading “When Anxiety Becomes An Issue”

Bipolar Disorder– Basic Stuff

  If you have bipolar disorder, you may recognize many below. Not everyone has exactly the same symptoms. Talk with your healthcare provider about your symptoms at each visit. Feeling sad or blue, or “down in the dumps” Loss of interest in things you used to enjoy, including sex Feeling worthless, hopeless, or guilty SleepingContinue reading “Bipolar Disorder– Basic Stuff”