Latest Posts from Kristen Luft

My Biggest Surprises About Depression

My Biggest Surprises About Depression

I sleep 12 hours on some days. I feel sadness overpower me and with tears in my eyes my motivation is nowhere to be found. My appetite fluctuates ...

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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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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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Learning to Live With My Depression Started With a Proper Diagnosis

Learning to Live With My Depression Started With a Proper Diagnosis

For some people living with mental illness, a diagnosis comes quickly after the symptoms appear, allowing for early intervention. My journey to an accurate diagnosis ...

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