Animals are capable of bonds as deep as humans, as evidenced by the love story of Mr. G (a goat) and Jellybean (a burro).
Expert Pegi Burdick tells her story of being married to a depressed man and explains why it took her so long to notice that something was wrong with him.
Do you find yourself grabbing for the mint chocolate pint of ice cream when you don't feel your best? If you're in a relationship, this may be detrimental to your overall union. Read on to see why binge eating is like cheating on your spouse and what you can do to form better habits.
A new study shows that one-third of people in the workplace struggle with depression. In the past, there has been a lot of attention paid to gaining a healthy work/play balance, which basically boils down to making sure you leave the stress of work at the office and play hard at home.
Clinical depression can have devastating effects on your relationship with a partner or loved one. Learn to recognize the signs of depression and find out what treatment options are available.
With all of the daily stressors we each face, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves in a funk - feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, uninspired, and maybe even a little depressed. When you feel this way, you are less likely to be productive, connect with others, or enjoy yourself. So, what do you do? Get out of your funk as quickly as possible! While there are many ways to shift your energy and reconnect with your spirit, music is one approach that works quickly and effectively for most people.
Do you sometimes find it hard to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face after going through your mental checklist for the day? Are you constantly weighed down by stress to the point where you'd rather be left alone? If the answer to these questions are a resounding yes, don't worry; we've all been there. Everyone gets the blues now and again but what do you do if your daughter expresses the same feelings but in a much more dire way?
We don't always like every little thing about ourselves. There's absolutely nothing wrong with this. If you're trying to tackle personal issues that you may with yourself, the best thing to do is...to spend time with yourself in a deeper way. You may meet the true you. It's worth it.
Learning how to deal with depression is often an emotional and difficult struggle. It is a serious illness and those who suffer need the utmost support and understanding. Read on to see what Dr. Lisa Kaplin experienced in her own life and how to be more compassionate to those who suffer.
Dating or a frustrating job search can seem like you're facing insurmountable odds, like David and Goliath. But just like Malcolm Gladwell's new book describes, it's all about how you look at the obstacles in your life.
Personal development coach David Elliott offers singles a new perspective on the holidays. With tips ranging from finding inner happiness to helping others, Elliott provides the tips singles need to know if they want to be happy for the holidays.
Life coach and psychotherapist Ashley Seeger tells the story of her depression, years of medication and how quitting wheat finally cured her depression and improved her marriage.
Sometimes abusive relationships are packaged in unexpected ways. If you're living with an alcoholic, you may feel pressure and anxiety to keep your struggles a secret. This only creates shame and frustration. Embrace healing and know that you are not alone.
Many people are completely unaware that they have a mental illness, let alone that the mental illness is affecting their sexuality. Here, two experts discuss how mental illness can affect a couple's sex life.
Mental health problems can drive a wedge through even the closest marriage; issues like depression and anxiety can make intimacy difficult. Here, two experts explain ways to stay connected to your spouse through a mental illness diagnosis.