Tag: DepressioninSeattle

14
May

Supporting Your Spouse Through Depression: A Guide to Navigating Tough Times Together

Depression can cast a shadow over even the brightest of relationships, leaving both partners feeling lost and overwhelmed. As a spouse, witnessing your loved one struggle with depression can evoke feelings of helplessness and uncertainty. However, it’s essential to remember that you are not alone in this journey. By offering unwavering support, understanding, and compassion, you can be a source

Read more

27
Apr

5 Ways Parents Can Help Teens Build Resilience

As parents, you have a tremendous amount of influence on your children, and with their teenage years being some of their most formidable and uncertain ones, it is an opportune time to help them build resilience. Having resilience does not mean they will not experience difficulties in life, but they will be more equipped to deal with them once they

Read more

14
Apr

How to Fact Check Your Own Thoughts

A highly emotional situation is typically something that you do not see coming. Anything from receiving some bad news to losing someone you love or ending a relationship can elicit intense feelings that are entirely normal and valid. When you experience fear in the face of something like a highly emotional situation, that fear signals a powerful stress response in

Read more

24
Mar

How To Continue Building Resiliency After A Tough Year

The past year has been full of adjustments and challenges. We’ve all had to continuously pivot and adapt to a new way of life – the ‘new normal.’ Now we’re more than a year into the pandemic. Luckily, there’s hope and positivity surrounding the vaccine, and we’re looking forward to brighter days ahead! But these unprecedented times have taken a

Read more

21
Jan

Treatment-Resistant Doesn’t Mean Impossible

Imagine being depressed and trying medication after medication without relief. It’s frustrating, stressful, and often adds more weight to the crippling burden of depression. This is the exhausting cycle of defeat those with treatment-resistant depression face each day. Now, we’re helping our patients breakthrough symptoms of Major Depression with TMS Therapy in Seattle. Understanding Depression vs. Sadness Feeling sad and

Read more

27
Nov

5 Ways to Beat Holiday Depression and Stress

This year we’re all facing a shift in holiday traditions to some extent. The restrictions, regulations, and safety measures brought on by COVID-19 continue to create unprecedented times and the holiday season is no exception. Many people might have to let go of treasured holiday traditions this year which can be really challenging. The truth is, the holidays can be

Read more

21
Oct

Seasonal Affective Disorder in Seattle

Surviving winter in Seattle is something Northwesterners have learned to do year after year. But why survive when you can thrive? The cold, dark months ahead can really impact the way some people feel. The grays that fill the coastline along with shorter days can cause some to feel more sadness and less energy. Maybe you find yourself wanting to

Read more

18
Aug

How Covid-19 Adds To The Complexity of Depression

Here we are more than six months into the coronavirus outbreak and it’s clear we still have a long road ahead. This is a distressing, uncertain time. Maybe you are grieving the loss of a loved one or the loss of your day to day routine before the outbreak. Perhaps you are experiencing financial stress or job loss. You may

Read more

31
Jul

Preventative Care is Essential for Your Mental Health, Too

Did you know that one simple step could help save 100,000 lives? Certainly a shocking statistic! According to the National Commission on Prevention Priorities, if 90 percent of adults were to receive an annual wellness visit and their age-appropriate health screenings, 100,000 Americans would avoid a preventable death every year. You read that right. Preventative care can help save 100,000

Read more

8
Jun

How To Move Forward One Step At A Time

Before COVID-19, a little bit of worry was just part of life. Now, heightened levels of anxiety seem to be universal. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from diagnosed anxiety. But now we’re living through unprecedented and challenging times full of concerns about our health and the economy, everyone is prone to

Read more