Category Archives: Overcoming Depression

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249. An Antidote for Drifting Away

“We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.” (Hebrews 2:1) This verse is crucially important  in our spiritual walk but is important also in our natural walk. For example, … Continue reading

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247. The Storms of Life 2

One of my readers commented on Post 244, The Storms of Life. “This reminds me of a statement my dad would say,  ‘The same winds hit all men; the difference is how you set your sails.’” Imagine you are on … Continue reading

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237. Body, Soul, and Spirit

There was a day in my depression when I looked out the window to witness a day so dreary that it was a match for the languishment in my soul. It is not so today, though the weather outside is … Continue reading

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217. The Problem of Fear

There is an important lesson I learned in facing the onset of depression, which helped me deal with it in a different way. At one time in my life, when I felt the grip of depression, my mind would start … Continue reading

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162. Depression and Suicide

Activist Aaron Swartz’s suicide sparks talk about depression By Laurie Segall @CNNMoneyTechJanuary 14, 2013: 7:41 PM ET  The suicide last week of Aaron Swartz, a prominent Internet developer and activist, is sparking a discussion in Startupland about an issue that’s … Continue reading

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143. Psychotherapy and Other Tools for Depression and Anxiety

I experienced a breakthrough when working with my brother who is a deep-healing psychotherapist. There was a part of me that had been wounded when I was born, and twelve years later I was wounded again by an incident with … Continue reading

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128. A Guardian Lie

I was first introduced to guardian lies through Theophostic Prayer Ministry, which my brother Bill used with me even before I suffered from major depression, when I was in moderate depression and able to function normally; but it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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127. Doing What You Don’t Want to Do

When I was in major depression, I didn’t want to go anyplace, meet anyone, be part of a social gathering, eat out, exercise … you get the picture. My ability to concentrate was gone. I felt so bad emotionally and … Continue reading

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118. Self Compassion

Poor self-esteem is an indicator of depression and positive self-esteem is an indicator of getting well. The dilemma is when self-esteem is dependent on other people, events, and circumstances and not on yourself. “My best friend just yelled at me, … Continue reading

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116. Depression and Anxiety

Did you know that depression affects one in six adults in their lifetime? Oftentimes this depression is accompanied by significant anxiety. I had a therapist who told me depression and anxiety could not exist at the same time because anxiety … Continue reading

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