According to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), when you're experiencing depression, you will tend to have automatic negative thoughts about yourself, the world and the future. This pattern of negative thinking you deeper into depression. This brings about further negative thoughts; which lead you to feel even more depressed; brining about more negative thoughts; and so on.

According to cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), when you're experiencing depression, you will tend to have automatic negative thoughts about yourself, the world and the future. This pattern of negative thinking you deeper into depression. This brings about further negative thoughts; which lead you to feel even more depressed; brining about more negative thoughts; and so on.

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What is Major Depression? Infographic - repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Checking In with Your Mental Health: A Tool for Female Travelers | Wanderful - Connecting Women who Travel | Use this simple survey to determine where you lay on the depression spectrum

Checking In with Your Mental Health: A Tool for Female Travelers | Wanderful - Connecting Women who Travel | Use this simple survey to determine where you lay on the depression spectrum

I’m a big believer in writing therapy for depression, and have been doing a great deal of reading on that very topic over the last few months particularly in relation to healing from mental illness. This has led me down the path of Expressive Writing, a way of expressing yourself through writing:

Writing therapy for depression

I’m a big believer in writing therapy for depression, and have been doing a great deal of reading on that very topic over the last few months particularly in relation to healing from mental illness. This has led me down the path of Expressive Writing, a way of expressing yourself through writing:

Have you ever used Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to cope with emotional pain of of stress, depression, or addiction?

Have you ever used Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to cope with emotional pain of of stress, depression, or addiction?

An Infographic to Help You Understand Depression - Whether induced by outside factors or an inherent tendency towards depression or bipolar disorder, seek help if symptoms are present for two or more weeks. (View only) Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Website: http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

An Infographic to Help You Understand Depression

An Infographic to Help You Understand Depression - Whether induced by outside factors or an inherent tendency towards depression or bipolar disorder, seek help if symptoms are present for two or more weeks. (View only) Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Website: http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

I get SO stabby when they recommend exercise to people suffering with major depression... seriously... if I had enough motivation and energy to go exercise, I wouldn't really qualify as depressed anymore now, would I? "Taking a shower" should be a realistic therapy goal for the day... not jogging.

I get SO stabby when they recommend exercise to people suffering with major depression... seriously... if I had enough motivation and energy to go exercise, I wouldn't really qualify as depressed anymore now, would I? "Taking a shower" should be a realistic therapy goal for the day... not jogging.

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