Depression is a serious condition associated with low moods and negative thoughts. Traditional treatments include medications and therapy, but there is an abundance of suggestions for alternative treatments that can be helpful in overcoming depression and lifting moods. These range from exercise and health eating to laughter and Electroconvulsive Therapy, with many more in between.
I had the unique honor to interview a friend of mine, Jason Henniger, who is a writer, editor, and an expert in his own right about the topic of Buddhism. I thought it would be interesting to see how mental health and depression are viewed from this particular philosophical perspective. In my own exploration of how to cope…