Depression - Management

Tammy Thompson

It wasn't until Tammy was 31 that she was diagnosed with depression. Find out how she is keeping a positive attitude, and living a product life despite her condition.

Caffeine: The Good, The Bad And The Unhealthy

Many of us start our day with a cup, but when we start relying on coffee to feel awake and energized, we're addicted to the caffeine it contains.

Is There a Connection Between Creativity and Mental Health?

There's a common belief that writers and artists are more likely to have mental health issues than the general population. We explore if there is any truth to this relationship.

Independent Psychological Assessments: What You Need to Know

Think you may have ADD, depression, or another psychiatric disorder? Learn how this type of assessment differs from other psychological tests—and why it may give you the insight you need.

5 Ways to Fight Fear

What are you afraid of? We ask a few pros for their top tips on working through what scares them.

Can Drinking Wine Make You Happier?

One study has found that moderate consumption of wine may improve your mental health. But don't uncork that bottle of Chardonnay just yet!

What Are Your Depression Treatment Options?

Both talk therapy and medication can help with persistent sadness. Here's how to get started.

How to Cope With Trauma

It's not only life-threatening incidents that can lead to persistent feelings of helplessness, depression, grief, or extreme anxiety. Learn more about how to move through trauma.

Meditation's Effect on Depression

Depressed? Adding meditation to your treatment plan may help. Here's why.

Co-Counseling: A DIY Option for Psychological Help

Inexpensive and self-directed, co-counseling may be a great way to explore your issues.

How to Comfort Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Though efforts are underway to raise awareness, you can do your part by acting compassionately toward those living with this condition.

Nervous Breakdowns: What You Need to Know

While some people are at higher risk, nervous breakdowns can happen to anyone. Here's what to look for.

Could Motherhood Cause OCD?

Find out why new moms are at increased risk and how to get help.

How Happiness Evolves

Has your idea of happiness changed over time? Find out more about this phenomenon of life.

How to Thrive Despite Your Depression

Whether you're struggling with low energy or a disconnect from loved ones, there are steps you can take to get back in the game.

The Surprising Link Between Sugar and Depression

Learn how changing your diet to eliminate sweet treats can help improve your mental health.

Why You Need a Support Network to Face Depression

What benefits come from a strong support network, and where can you find one of your own?

Grapefruit Juice and Meds: A Dangerous Combo

Grapefruit juice can increase the potency of certain drugs, converting them to life-threatening doses. Here's what you need to know.

Key Treatments for PTSD

Here are five common therapies that have shown promise for those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dial Down the Heat on Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are a well-known, frequently-complained-about source of discomfort brought on by menopause. Here's how to get relief from these and other "more-than-just annoyances."

Chiropractic Care: Benefits Beyond the Back

Spinal manipulation is a helpful element of ongoing pain treatment for many. Learn what to expect from your visit to the chiropractor.

6 Simple Tips for a Better Day

Improve your mood (and your health while you're at it!) with these helpful hints.

12 Ways to Break Out of a Bad Mood...Fast!

These simple tips will help you clear away the clouds to let the sunshine in again.

Can Overthinking Lead to Depression?

Stop the replays and hit "pause". Ruminating over a problem may lead to an even bigger one: depression.

8 Ways to Access Low-Cost Counseling Services

Therapy can be an effective tool when coping with difficult situations, but many insurances plans don't cover mental health services, or they require expensive co-pays. Here are some ways to find affordable treatment.

Neurofeedback Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

With this therapy, brain waves are "trained" to keep mood more stable.

How Blood Sugar Affects Your Mood

Don't let your blood sugar swings result in mood swings. Use these preventative tips to keep an even keel.

Can Worrying Lead to PTSD?

In small doses, worrying can keep you in check. But in excess, it can be downright debilitating.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Myths and Truths

With so many stigmas surrounding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), it's especially important to separate fiction from fact.

Could Ketamine Treat Depression?

Discovering new treatments for mental health diseases is a complicated endeavor with plenty of dead ends. Sometimes, however, an impractical finding opens the door to new possibilities.
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