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Restoring Hope in Your Life
By Vince Caimano
Category  Healthy Thinking

As an organizational psychologist I often work with executives and their employees on performance appraisal issues. It is usual for companies to want to evaluate their employees so they can pay them fairly and also help them to develop. In order to evaluate performance we need to first establish goals. Sometimes goals are hard ...    Read More »

How it Helps: A Personal Story on How Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Helped in My Depression Recovery
By Vince Caimano
Category   Anxiety,   Self Awareness / Mindfulness,   Understanding and Living with Depression

When I was finally recovering from my last major bout of depression I became committed to learning everything I could about depression treatment to avoid yet another episode. I had cycled in and out of depression since I was a teen and had about lost hope that I could be free of it. Based on what I first read it seemed that I ...    Read More »

Empowerment: The Importance of Peer Support
By Elizabeth Windom
Category  Understanding and Living with Depression

Participating in peer-led support groups as a path toward depression recovery is empowering! Simple actions, encouragement, and regular participation can help you while you are also helping others. "Within these circumstances the shared experience with someone who has not only gone through a similar experience but who has ...    Read More »

Gentle Breeze, Smooth Sailing
By Vince Caimano
Category  Self Awareness / Mindfulness

I went sailing with a couple of friends a few weeks ago.  I wasn't sure about going because there wasn't going to be much wind.  When the wind is light we usually can't sail because the waves, swells and currents overcome the relatively weak force of the wind.

As it turns out, while there wasn't much wind, the ocean ...    Read More »

Time Management for Depression
By Vince Caimano
Category   Self Awareness / Mindfulness,   Self Compassion,   Stress Reduction,   Understanding and Living with Depression

In my experience, time issues can be both a cause of depression and a result. When we are not depressed we can get super busy. So busy that we can't get everything done and don't take care of ourselves. We eventually get tired, stressed out, overwhelmed and depressed. Of course when depression strikes we usually let loose of ...    Read More »

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Anxiety (7)
Benefits of Sunlight (4)
Diet and Supplements (2)
Effective Sleep Habits (4)
Healthy Thinking (14)
Holiday Events (8)
Life Planning (5)
Life Transitions (1)
Light Therapy (2)
Professional Help (4)
Promise of Exercise (4)
PTSD (1)
Self Awareness / Mindfulness (12)
Self Compassion (4)
Stress Reduction (7)
Supportive Relationships (6)
Understanding and Living with Depression (25)
Use of Medications (5)

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