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by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: Son's depression, who do I deal with it?
Replies: 8
Views: 4463

Never talk to children rudely; it will just make your bonding weaker and weaker. Share your childhood memories with them; it makes them feel special. It also helps if you spend time explaining difficult experiences you had and how you coped.
by LuisSteven
Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:09 am
Forum: Mental Health News
Topic: Fewer Panic Attacks With Talk Therapy
Replies: 5
Views: 7357

Signs & Symptoms People with panic disorder may have: 1.Sudden and repeated attacks of fear 2.A feeling of being out of control during a panic attack 3.An intense worry about when the next attack will happen 4.A fear or avoidance of places where panic attacks have occurred in the past 5.Physical...
by LuisSteven
Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:18 am
Forum: Expressions
Topic: Hopelessness
Replies: 6
Views: 2639

Some things in life truly are hopeless -- or very close to it. For example, you may have invested five years of your life in a relationship in which he does not value you. If trying to make things work has worn you out, your feelings of hopelessness may be a healthy indication that it is time to cut...
by LuisSteven
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Seriously demotivated!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1023

Develop a routine. Create an "everyday list" of all things you have to do when you wake up (with times). Follow this plan for at least a few weeks to get into a flow and build momentum and motivation.Focus yourself and your availability: your time and space management. If you can organize ...
by LuisSteven
Sat Mar 21, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Phobias
Topic: Fear of flying
Replies: 7
Views: 6222

Fly with a friend if you can--preferably someone who's flown many times before and isn't scared of it at all. Get an aisle seat. Not only will you be further away from the window, but you'll also have better access to flight attendants. Talk with someone the whole time to distract yourself. Bring th...
by LuisSteven
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Mental Health News
Topic: stress
Replies: 4
Views: 6671

Be honest about your emotions. Do not deny them or repress them as this will only add to the stress. Do not be afraid to cry as this can relieve anxiety and let out bottled-up emotions which can help you cope.If you experience chronic stress—if you find yourself frequently breaking down in tears, ra...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 19, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Mental Health News
Topic: Managing Anger
Replies: 2
Views: 5789

The Trivedi Effect can be very useful in helping anger management . This phenomenon is one of the most recommended forms of alternate therapy for anger issues. Introduced by Mahendra Trivedi, this method relies on positive Energy Transmissions through the power of thoughts. The method has several be...
by LuisSteven
Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Mental Health News
Topic: How Can I Prevent Anxiety?
Replies: 6
Views: 7004

Seek help if your anxiety becomes worse. Talk to friends and family and look for a support group. Get professional help if your fears lead you to become depressed or become so severe you cannot function normally. Learning to accept uncertainty, like learning to live in the present, is a process that...
by LuisSteven
Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: do you tell people you're fine when you're not?
Replies: 12
Views: 3519

Pretend and, at some point, the problem and the pain will surface ten-fold. If you’re not coping, admit to yourself that you’re not. This shows great strength. When you‘ve asked for help, share your feelings with someone you know and love who will listen without judgement or advice, or with a traine...
by LuisSteven
Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:44 am
Forum: Articles and Essays | Medications: Experiences and Advice
Topic: Advice Please
Replies: 2
Views: 4950

Living in now is the most powerful way of finding the lost sense of life. Avoiding multitasking; instead, try to concentrate on one single activity and find the beauty and peace in it. Having time and giving time to people, being in peace what is outside, accepting. Never let any task being a means ...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:16 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: How to deal with my husband
Replies: 2
Views: 4480

Remember that large-scale behavior changes always take time. Don't expect an immediate change. Continue to be gentle, compassionate, understanding, and loving. Talk to him about his behavior and see how he reacts. You can start with being honest, by saying, "I feel that I am being taken for gra...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:10 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: My ex is feeling suicidal and is confiding in me
Replies: 4
Views: 6101

Don't hesitate to recommend that your ex seek the professional assistance of a counselor, psychologist, or psychiatrist -- particularly if there are symptoms which are not characteristic of a "normal" grief reaction. These include: Guilt about things other than actions taken or not taken b...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:05 am
Forum: Family and Friends of People Living with Depression
Topic: dealing with a depressed spouse...
Replies: 29
Views: 14988

Hey Obayan, Be prepared for rejection. Since depression clouds judgement, your advice and help may not be accepted. Try your best not to get angry or take it personally. It is also best not to try to give advice; it may be well intended but advice always comes from a position of supposed superiority...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:02 am
Forum: Phobias
Topic: social anxiety
Replies: 7
Views: 7800

Hi laneebm, Don't avoid things. Every time you avoid an event, person, or a situation - you let your Social Anxiety win. You will be proud of yourself later and feel much more confident in social situations. The more you avoid an uncomfortable situation, the worse it can become. Find people who are ...
by LuisSteven
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:00 am
Forum: Phobias
Topic: Most common phobias
Replies: 3
Views: 4941

Hello, The Top Ten phobias are: 1. Arachnophobia: The fear of spiders. This phobia tends to affect women more than men. 2. Ophidiophobia: The fear of snakes. Often attributed to evolutionary causes, personal experiences, or cultural influences. 3. Acrophobia: The fear of heights. This fear can lead ...

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