As a young child I enjoyed dressing up in my mom’s high-heeled shoes, jewellery and any piece of fancy clothing that I could get my hands on. It was like being transported to a magical land of make-believe. I would spend hours pretending to be a fairy princess or a celebrity! It was great, but at some point, the make-believe would end, the clothes, shoes and jewellery would go back in their proper places and I would once again go back to being Crystal, the little girl, that lived on West 6th Street. Continue reading “Things Aren’t Always As They Seem By Dr Crystal M Consonery”
“The map is not the territory” is a famous quote, but I would like to put a new spin on it in this article: The map inside of you counts more than the map outside of you on paper or computer Global Positioning System (GPS). When I think of reality in this way, I take nothing for granted. Indeed, reality comes down to our inner understanding, outer understanding is just an effect. Inner understanding is the biggest cause and reality of all. Continue reading “The Reality That Does Always Count, No Matter What We Do By Joshua Clayton”
People who are suffering from temporary or permanent depression may find solace in their pets. For centuries, some animals, mainly dogs, have been mankind’s best friends. Therefore, psychiatrists and psychologists suggest getting a pet to help relieve mental stress and reduce depression symptoms. Continue reading “Depression – Can Pets Help Treat It? By George N Anderson”
Having suffered an ailment for several months, and having accepted it, it was by pure chance that someone suggested something that addressed the ailment. It reminded me of the times when more serious ailments had afflicted me, like depression, and those moments when finally, I would realise what was causing my irrational and seemingly irresolvable irritation. Continue reading “The Greatest Victory Is the First Step By Steve Wickham”
How much of depression is biochemical? How much is psychological?
Well, the mind can effect the biochemistry of the body and vice versa. In her book, Seven Weeks to Sobriety, researcher, Dr. Joan Mathews Larson describes the frequency that hypoglycemics experience certain symptoms: Continue reading “Depression, Low-Blood Sugar and Allergies By Doug Setter”