How to Develop Mental Wellbeing

Where to Start if You Feel Depressed

Credit: iStock Have you suffered in silence for weeks, or possibly months, knowing that your mood isn’t improving, or is getting worse? If so, you’re sharing an experience with hundreds of thousands of others. For many people, accepting they need pro...
Jerry Kennard

Understanding Your Doctor When You're Depressed

Credit: iStock Your family doctor should have a very good grasp of both the symptoms and treatment options relating to depression. Ideally, his knowledge and your needs should mesh, so that any treatment he recommends comes after a discussion and und...
Jerry Kennard

Overcoming the Fear of Depression Recovery

Credit: Thinkstock When someone slips into depression, the physical and emotional changes they experience can become overwhelming. It’s a very uncomfortable place to be and one that most people are only too pleased to see the back of. Or are they? Th...
Jerry Kennard

Which Antidepressant Is Best?

Credit: Thinkstock If your doctor suggests that a course of antidepressants may be beneficial for you, it stands to reason you’ll want the best. For most people, this means medication that offers the quickest, most effective and least troubling side ...
Jerry Kennard

9 Powerfully Effective Tips for Fighting Winter Depression

Credit: Thinkstock “Winter depression” typically manifests, as the name implies, during winter months. The symptoms usually begin in late autumn and become more severe as winter sets in. Also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), winter depress...
Mike Veny