Latest Posts from Kristen Luft

Supporting a Loved One With Depression

Supporting a Loved One With Depression

Living with depression is a constant fight. And like any battle, surrounding yourself with support is crucial to survival ....

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When I Knew It Was Time to Get Help

When I Knew It Was Time to Get Help

I have tried describing depression so many times throughout my life, and yet, there never seem to be enough words to illuminate exactly what it feels like ...

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Coping With Depression is the Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

Coping With Depression is the Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

I don’t remember the first time I had a depressive episode. I know it must have been in high school when I felt like there was a bit too much darkness …

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How Being Outdoors Helps My Depression

How Being Outdoors Helps My Depression

Being in nature seems to liven up the colors around me. When my world feels dark, I can look at the shimmering leaves on the trees above me ...

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How My Dogs Have Helped Me Through Depression

How My Dogs Have Helped Me Through Depression

If you have ever had the chance to love a pet, you know what an angel looks like ....

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How I Manage a Depression Episode

How I Manage a Depression Episode

Even though I have lived with depression for nearly 10 years, the long depressive episodes are something I don’t think I will ever get used to.

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