“I’ll Be strong For You When You Can’t Be” – Depression In A Relationship
How can you deal with the dark shadow of depression in a relationship? What are the challenges you have to face?
What are the signs of depression? “I am so depressed” is something we say sometimes without giving it much thought. However, depression is a serious and clearly defined mental illness that requires professional help. Here you’ll find out what the signs of depression are and what to do next.
„I am so stressed “– A sentence we hear almost daily from colleagues, friends and family. Today, stress is often seen as a very negative influence: It can even contribute to the onset of depression. But, what exactly happens to us when we are stressed and why do we react this way at all?
Many women who have just become a mother feel anything but happy. However, this is not unusual! After giving birth there is so much to process – no wonder that it sometimes doesn’t work out as smoothly as planned. But what’s the difference between baby blues and postpartum depression?
Hunger, thirst, a lack of sleep – We all know what it feels like when our physical needs aren’t met. If we deprive our body of its needs, it can have damaging long-term effects – That’s not exactly how it works for the lesser known psychological needs, but there are more similarities than you think.
On big stages, depression is rarely a topic. Too often, depression is still associated with weakness. But in reality, it takes immense mental strength to talk about one’s own psychological problems in front of an audience. These three brave and inspiring people have done just that in their TED talks.
In October 2016 the rapper Kid Cudi shared an emotional post on his official Facebook page. Cudi announced that he had gone into rehab for depression and suicidal urges. His message clearly struck a chord – a year later it had almost 600.000 likes, 55.000 comments and it was shared 137.000 times.
There are different kinds of listeners. Some people listen only until they get an answer. Others only listen to their own needs and thoughts. And there are those who truly listen. Attentively and eager to really understand what someone is trying to say.
We’re complicated beings – and so are our accompanying moods, which change regularly and sometimes even suddenly. Once we take a moment to examine these moods we’ll realize how changeable – how “moody” we really are. Here are 5 reasons why a mood diary is a great way to observe these differences and map them out.
Is it hard for you to tell if you are just sad or, in truth, have depression? Sometimes we confuse the two, even though there are substantial differences. Here, you’ll find out what underlies both concepts and how to easily separate them.