Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 5 or if I fooled myself, I did a great job.


Are they a placebo? Part 5 As I have mentioned, I had suffered from depression for most of my life. While I had overcome most types, I had reached a point where Clinical Depression was slowly destroying me, and my life. Every little thing, no matter how small, or imagined, would send me spiralling into…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 3 or I should have got a modern fuse box installed.


Are they a placebo? Part 3 The thing about the Bach Flower Remedies is that if you choose the wrong ones, you won’t notice changes and then claim they don’t work. The reason behind this is that If you don’t need that remedy, you will not notice anything because everything is already connecting as it…

Is Empathy a major cause of depression?


I've had a question in my mind recently: Do sociopaths get depressed? A Sociopath is someone who is someone lacking in empathy . They give the illusion of being emphatic  but their actions are self serving and rarely benefit others. I know they get upset, anxious, worried and lose sleep over problems that will affect them,…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 1, or wait, this is just alcohol!


Are they a placebo? Part 1. What I want to do with this entry is discuss if the Bach Flower Remedies are a placebo or not. It is reasonable for people to be sceptical about the BFR’s and so they should be. I certainly was. When I first saw them around 1992, the claims they…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies or Flower Power.


Bach Flower Remedies – Introduction    I hated being depressed. I hated it so much that I relentlessly pursued and tried everything that I could get my hands on. I tried herbs, psychic healers, meditation, therapies like Reiki and Kinesiology, crystals, aura-light, aura-soma, anti-depressants and just about anything else I could get access to. Each…

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: Melancholy or Why does my heart feel so bad?


It’s only one line, but Moby made it into a whole song and if you’re an Empath, you might well feel that sense of depression when you watch the video. For me, when I first saw this back in the year 2000, it brought out the pain of loneliness and a melancholy so profound that…