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Build Character, Build Hope

St. Paul once wrote the following: "we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope." We often don't think in this direction. It's not the way that modern society has taught us to think. Things are supposed to be easy - right? You can even buy a big red button that you press to make things instantly easy. It turns out that St. Paul was right. We can learn from our difficulties because they can help us to have a stronger character. How are you developing your character today?
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Causes of Depression

It was surprising to see how people responded to our question about the biggest cause of their depression. In my experience it seems popular for individuals to say that their depression is caused by a "chemical imbalance" in their brains. The largest number of our respondents in our poll said that trauma, death of a loved one or stress brought it on.

Trauma is indeed a cause of depression. The most severe version of can be Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Stress or anxiety can lead to depression because of the dysfunctional or distorted thinking that often accompanies both.   Read More »
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Last Week's Poll Results

Which of the following do you believe has been the biggest cause of your depression?

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11%
17%
6%
30%
11%




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If you selected "Other" above,
please explain.




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"This experience was a blessing, I came away from the meeting feeling better. I related to others and learned more about depression as well as some techniques for recovery. "

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