Tips For Handling Awkward Pauses in Conversations It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. You’re in the middle of a conversation, and there’s an awkward pause. That dreaded awkward silence hovers in the air, and you feel like the pressure is on you to break it. The next few seconds can […]
3 Signs Your Bad Mood is a Sign of Something More
Often people use the term depression to describe a low mood loosely, but the root of depression runs deeper than that. Because depression has multiple symptoms that vary considerably from person to person, depression can be hard to recognize. Sometimes it’s difficult to distinguish between depression and general life sadness that we all experience. Not […]
Reasonable Goals to Set in July To Complete this Year
As we approach the middle of the year, have you taken some time to reconnect with or reassess the goals you set at the beginning of it? It’s the perfect opportunity to refocus on where you were in January and where you hoped or planned to be by now. It’s okay if you didn’t set […]
How To Break The Vicious Cycle of Failed Medication After Medication
It goes therapy, medication, therapy, new medication…for as long as you can remember, you have been caught up in the vicious cycle of one failed medication over another. In the beginning, you might have felt hopeful when a new antidepressant came into the picture and seemed likely to help, or at least likely not to […]
TMS FAQs: Does Insurance Cover TMS Therapy?
TMS FAQs: Does Insurance Cover TMS Therapy? Insurance documents and calls can be daunting and complicated. Coverage can be unclear, and policies difficult to read. It triggers hesitancies and anxiety when the only thing standing in the way of you and a new treatment to wellness is help. Thankfully, much of this anxiety can be […]
When It Comes To Depression, One Size Rarely Fits All
Can you fill in the blank? ____________ causes more disability worldwide than any other illness. Conditions such as arthritis, heart disease, and back problems might first come to mind, but the answer is actually depression. In fact, according to The World Health Organization, depression causes more disability worldwide than any other illness. And, in addition […]
Can Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Help With Healing Depression?
Studies have found that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is helpful for healing depression. Here’s what you need to know about this treatment option. 300 million people around the world suffer from depression. Despite medical advancements, nearly half of those affected by depression never get treatment. The effectiveness of antidepressants and psychological treatment are not always […]