How do I help my loved one with depression?

You know someone who is depressed and want to help. Where do you start? Here are my top 10 things I would suggest. Hope this helps. #1 – Love them but don’t enable them. There is a fine line of loving and enabling . Have a open dialoge on why they are feeling the wayContinue reading “How do I help my loved one with depression?”

Give Thanks!

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” -William Arthur Ward “We would worry less if we praised more. Thanksgiving is the enemy of discontent and dissatisfaction.” -H.A. Ironside “Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone.” -Gertrude Stein “Gratitude is riches. Complaint is poverty.” -Doris Day “NoContinue reading “Give Thanks!”

The Best Advice I ever got THAT DIDN’T WORK

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ― Oprah Winfrey “Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.” ― Aldous Huxley “The mind once enlightened cannot again become dark.” ― Thomas Paine You ever feel like some people have all the advice in the world but wonder if you should listen toContinue reading “The Best Advice I ever got THAT DIDN’T WORK”

Are you fueling or smothering your depression?

“So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.” ― Ernest Hemingway When your depressed all you want to do is be “happy”. You’ll do just about anything to get a quick fix of happiness. Just something that youContinue reading “Are you fueling or smothering your depression?”

The power of Activity.

One of the biggest obstacles to get over when your depressed is to have daily activity. The truth is, when your depressed, you don’t even want to get out of bed, most days. So the idea of getting out of bed and doing something active probably is the last thing you want to do. EspeciallyContinue reading “The power of Activity.”

Be Grateful

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. -Zig Ziglar This is the # 1 thing you can do to get your mind from drifting into depression. Depression is a big net that capturesContinue reading “Be Grateful”