Category Archives: Depression

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112. Major Depression

There are two categories of depression – major depression and dysthymia. These two capture about 9.5% of the adult population (18 and older) in the United States in a given year. That’s 18.8 million people wandering around in various intensities … Continue reading

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111. Learning How to Live Well Again!

I liked the posting below by John Folk Williams because it reflected much of my journey from crisis to stability. You’ll notice that John first went the route of the body. Then he realized he needed to treat the symptoms … Continue reading

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110. O, Freedom!!

A follow-up to the last blog.  The writer of a psalm was bemoaning the unfairness of this world, where the rich and powerful prosper and the poor and weak suffer. In verses 15-22, he realizes that there is more to … Continue reading

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109. A Cause of Depression?

Don’t we all want to live a happy life? Are we not disappointed when the world is falling down around us through lost jobs, failed marriages, depression and other health conditions, the implosion of the world economic system, uncertainty about … Continue reading

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108. The Colorado Tragedy: What Families Are Asking

I belong to NAMI and received this a few days ago about mental illness and The Colorado Tragedy. By Mike Fitzpatrick, NAMI Executive Director Along with so many other Americans, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) members have been … Continue reading

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107. Starting on a Path toward Acceptance

John Folk-Williams has been living with depression for many years and has come to understand how to deal with it, as I have. Do you remember my blog about the dark cloud called depression that belongs to me? I walked … Continue reading

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106. Living in the Present

This blog should be useful to everyone but especially important to those who are depressed, who keep dwelling on the awful things of their past and worrying about the terrible things that might happen in the future. STOP! You can … Continue reading

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105. Men and Women and Depression

At first I was surprised by persons with depression who refused to seek help. As I continue in my life coaching ministry, I am no longer surprised.  Many men and women who are depressed seek no help of any kind … Continue reading

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104. Body, Soul, and Spirit

There are those who believe we are made up of only soul and body, with the soul somehow containing the spirit. I could argue that point at some length, but for now I prefer to point out a Scripture passage … Continue reading

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103. Starting on a Path toward Acceptance

John Folk-Williams has been living with depression for many years and has come to understand how to deal with it, as I have. Do you remember my blog about the dark cloud called depression that belongs to me? I walked … Continue reading

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