Best description of depression… or is it the best description of an depressed Empath?


I've seen the below link a number of times touted as the best description of depression. What immediately struck me was it was a very good description of an Empath (a depressed one.) Well worth a look. http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com.au/2013/05/depression-part-two.html Related articles Know an empath? Why not tell them they are one? (xeraphax.wordpress.com) Is Empathy a major…

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Healing Depression Series: You can cure depression or WTF! How dare you say that!


Depression can be cured. Yes, I know that’s a bold statement to make and I also know it will make many people very angry that I even would suggest such a thing. Actually, that anger has always bemused me. The general reaction is: how dare you suggest such a thing! You have not gone through…

Depression Series: – Exhaustion or I’m too tired to read this right now.


Many depressed people have more than just depression going on with them. They also suffer from exhaustion. I’m not talking about the kind of gosh-I've-been-up-all-night-and-I-really-need-to-get-some-rest type of exhaustion, I’m taking about long term, utter weariness, where everything is a struggle and just getting up and facing a new day is a challenge that is almost…

Depression Series – You’ve done great! So why do you feel so down about it?


The pressure of success You’ve done well. People love you, and some even hate you (which probably means you’re doing something right.) So why do you feel so depressed? Why do you have a sense of anxiety and foreboding that something bad is going to happen? The trouble with success, and more importantly, reputation, is…

Depression – You just can’t get over it but you certainly can be over it.


Depression is really is a major problem for so many. You don’t have to be an empath to suffer from it, but it certainly doesn’t help you if you are one. The problem is that unless you have experienced  depression, it’s hard to understand what it’s like. The other problem is that it’s not a…

Depression series – Empaths and Anxiety or Everything is great! So why do I feel like it’s not?


Anxiety Checklist. Do you feel anxious without any reason? Do you feel something terrible is about to happen? Do you suffer from anxiety attacks? Anxiety, though closely related to feelings of guilt, tends to be a different kind of depression. It's the feeling that something is wrong or the sense that something horrible it going…