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How I Use Writing and Music for Depression

How I Use Writing and Music for Depression

As anyone who has lived with almost any medical condition or ailment will tell you, there is almost always more than one way to approach your treatment ....

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How I Sleep Affects My Depression

How I Sleep Affects My Depression

It’s no secret that depression and sleep are strongly connected. Both ends of the spectrum -- sleeping too much or too little -- can impact both your physical ...

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How Depression Affects My Romantic Relationship

How Depression Affects My Romantic Relationship

I often refer to my depression as a cloud that envelops my world in a foggy mist. The cloud then progressively gets darker, tinting everything in its path ...

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Having a Good Rapport With Your Therapist

Having a Good Rapport With Your Therapist

To be honest, I never expected to stay in therapy long. When I made the appointment, I did so because I didn't know what else to do and was tired of feeling....

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How I Learned How to Swim in the Waters of Depression

How I Learned How to Swim in the Waters of Depression

Being in an episode of depression is feeling like you’re drowning. You’re struggling to get air in your lungs while everyone around you is having a great...

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How My Friends Keep Me Grounded

How My Friends Keep Me Grounded

When I think of the way my depression has affected the relationships in my life, I think of my-self as a flower, wilting from my depression, but knowing...

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