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Guilt Is Hard to Overcome When Suffering From Depression

All of us struggle with the consequences of poor choices at some point. When we do, it is normal and even good to feel guilt about what we have done wrong. But for depressed persons, there is often a nagging sense of guilt that is unattached to any specific action. A steady diet of self-blame […]

When Negative Thinking Crosses the Line

Everyone experiences “negative” emotions – hopelessness, sadness, guilt, or anger – from time to time. These emotions are a natural part of the human repertoire and, in context, they can actually play a beneficial role in your daily life. However, some people become fixated with negative thinking, and thereby significantly increase their risks for the […]

Improving Self Esteem When Depressed

Depression can inflict insecure and negative thoughts on otherwise confident and productive people. As depression affects the brain, it may also damage self-esteem. For those who have depression, improving self-esteem may be challenging, yet it is possible. Improving self-esteem may help lessen the severity of depression symptoms and will help people find strength within themselves […]