Tag Archives: depression

COPING WITH TRAGEDY

A family crying at a burial of there loved one

Tragedy brings grief to all affected

When Tragedy strikes

You dont expect bad things to happen but they do. It could come in various ways. The death of a loved one, natural disaster, strong disappointment sickness and lots more. But the effects are always the same: isolation depression, sadness, stress, blames, grief and strong emotional breakdown. What can you do to cope? Continue reading

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SUICIDE (When You Feel Like Giving Up on Life)

Graphic of A depressed man

Depression may lead to suicide thoughts

EACH year tens of thousands of people in the United States alone attempt suicide. Why are many in such a state of despair. The Bible explains that we live in “critical times hard to deal with.” People feel the pressures of life with great intensity. (2 Timothy 3:1; Ecclesiastes 7:7) When a person is overwhelmed by life’s anxieties, he may contemplate suicide as a means to escape pain.

myth: talking to a person about suicide will increase the chances of him actually trying to attempt suicide.

fact: talking objectively about suicide to a depressed person will increase the chances of him seeing a value in living.

But what can you do if you have had such thoughts of ending it? you need to realize that: Continue reading

LONELINESS, How You Can Find Solutions

picture of a girl sitting alone

loneliness can be quite depressing

happiness is cherished by the simplist. this is even made richer by friends, but sadness sets in  when it seems that no one really cares about you, you simply crawl into your shell and wallow in self pity. you become lonely. what can help? consider:

IF YOU suffer from loneliness, it might be helpful to ask yourself: ‘Are there things that I can do to improve matters? Could it be that I need to make some changes in my life? If so, what are they?’ The following questions may help you to make a personal analysis and find satisfying solutions. Continue reading

MANAGING STRESS

Graphic of A depressed man

A depressed man

There are a number of steps to stress management, let’s walk through a number of them

What has caused you stress?

▪ Insecurity—financial or otherwise

▪ A demanding routine

▪ Interpersonal conflicts

▪ A traumatic experience Continue reading

STRESS WHY BE AWARE OF IT

Graphic of A depressed man

A depressed man

Stress is a word that is feared by many and misjudged by much more. Truth is stress in itself is not necessarily harmful. The American Psychological Association has noted: “Stress is to the human condition what tension is to the violin string: too little and the music is dull and raspy; too much and the music is shrill or the string snaps. Stress can be the kiss of death or the spice of life. The issue, really, is how to manage it”, not too little, not too great. Continue reading