For many, the first day of autumn kicks off a season of apple picking, foliage tours, and evenings by the fire pit. But for others, it signals the beginning of a months-long struggle with depression, brought about by a significant reduction in sunlight. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) is a form…
Depression is one of the world’s most misunderstood mood disorders, affecting people from all walks of life. While mild depression can make getting through the day more difficult than it should be, major depressive disorder—affecting roughly 6.7% of the population—can actually put you out of work. It’s a leading cause of disability worldwide, and no…
The concern over losing employees is something that keeps many HR managers and CEOs up throughout the night, and for good reason. Replacing even a $10/hr employee can cost over $3,000, and the expense of finding someone to take over a high-level position can be $8,000 or more. Even if you treat your employees like…
This is the happiest time of year, right? Family, friends, fun and food are what life is about. Except you don’t feel excited, you actually feel a bit depressed. Maybe you have the holiday blues. What do you do if this is the case? What do you do?
No one can guarantee that you will never become disabled, but there are numerous ways, through lifestyle choices, where you can lower the chances of disability greatly.
PTSD. Anxiety. Depression. These are some of the conditions that veterans and active duty service members face. Left untreated, veterans may become hopeless and choose to end their lives. We owe it to all service members to listen, help, and act in their regard before it is too late.
The fact that we have a description for the way many people feel on Mondays–the Monday blues–is an indication that numerous people have these feelings. Here are six ways to battle the Monday blues. But bear in mind, if the Monday blues are chronic it might be an indication of a deeper emotional distress related to your job.
Time to worry? Recent studies of mental health on college campuses has indicated that there is a growing segment of college students who show signs of mental illness. Oftentimes, there are many resources that troubled students have access to, but they often don’t due to the feeling that they are “weak” or “crazy.”
There’s no silver bullet to all the world’s common ailments, but there are steps we can take to get a bit healthier each day.
Let’s have a look at some of the most common types of depressive disorders, along with some resources that may be of use for you or someone you love.