depression

The Symptoms of Depression

The symptoms of depression are as wide-ranging as they are individual to each person. But they all share one dark reality: chronic pessimism and an inability to keep up with life. It’s a completely paralyzing illness. On top of that, it…

The Positive Purpose Of Sadness

It happens to me a lot – I’m sad without really knowing why. There are days like that, when sadness embraces you and traps you. When there is an inexplicable feeling of anger inside you. An anger which combines with…

Major Depression: Causes

When you hear the word depression, you might automatically picture a sad person crying uncontrollably and isolated from other people. But if that’s the case, then what separates depression from sadness? It’s a huge mistake to confuse these concepts, because…

Motherhood: An Earthquake of the Soul

We now know a lot about what being a mother means. However, few probably take a very realistic approach to the crisis that motherhood entails for many women. Laura Gutman addresses the topic in her book “Maternity, coming face to face with…

Depression Rates Have Risen by 18%

According to concerning data from the World Health Organization (WHO), depression rates have risen by 18% all around the world. Of course, most of us feel sad now and then due to things like losing a loved one, breaking up…