Upon being diagnosed with depression, it is helpful to learn all you can about your particular type whether it is one of the 4 unipolar ones, bipolar, or manic. You will also need to find your best treatment program through working with your doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, and insurance. Also you will want to find support and be selective about who you share your mental illness details with.
It’s December as I write and we’re a few days off the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice. Those of us living in the northern hemisphere, are typically experiencing short drab days and long dark nights. I once visited Tromso in Norway during November. Tromso is a charming place, somewhat curiously described as the…