Posts in category Depression

4 Things You Should Never Say to a Mom with Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is more common than you think. According to studies, 1 out of 5 women experience postpartum depression after giving birth. This is common during the first few days and weeks following child birth. Instead of the picture-perfect motherhood she imagined, she feels discouraged, tearful, sad, and alone. Eventually, it can interfere with her […]

Tips for Battling Postpartum Depression

For months, you’ve waited for the arrival of your baby. Every night, you imagine how it would be like to hold him/her in your arms. You expect the days after delivering your baby to be full of joy. Instead, you’re anxious, ambivalent and breaking down in tears. If you feel this way, know that you’re […]

Using EMDR Therapy in Treating Drug Addiction

More often than not, people turn to drugs to cover painful memories in the past, relieve pain or ease their suffering. Despite the harmful consequences, they use drugs because it helps them forget about their problems and mask particular emotions they are going through. Others, however, get hooked on prescribed drugs. They would rationalize using […]

Chronic Pain and Depression: Is There a Link?

Every person’s experience of pain is different. Two persons may be suffering from the same condition, but the level of pain may be different. One person may feel burning, debilitating pain; while the other feels only slightly discomfort. My point is, pain is subjective and deeply personal. All pain is real. Unfortunately, most people who […]