It should be noted that some people who die by suicide do not show any suicide warning signs. But about 75 percent of those who die by suicide do exhibit some suicide warning signs, so we need to be aware of what the suicide warning signs are and try to spot them in people. If […]


Depression in the Workplace

by Neseret on April 6, 2012

Are you absent from work frequently? Do you feel irritable, sad and hopeless at work more often than not? Do you feel physically fatigued when you’re at work? Do you feel physically and emotionally drained when you leave work? Do you feel your memory and concentration has declined? Do you find yourself more and more […]


Depression: Signs and Symptoms

by Neseret on January 19, 2012

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing. ~ Agatha Christie ~ I was walking slowly along a narrow bridge holding hands with my little girl. There were many people walking infront of us […]


Sadness is o.k and You’re o.k!

by Neseret on December 17, 2011

“Our sadness is an energy we discharge in order to heal. …Sadness is painful. We try to avoid it. Actually discharging sadness releases the energy involved in our emotional pain. To hold it in is to freeze the pain within us. The therapeutic slogan is that grieving is the ‘healing feeling’.” ~ John Bradshaw ~ We […]


Depression: Three Steps to Healing

by Neseret on December 10, 2011

Depression affects all aspects of your life – your thoughts, your emotions, your actions, your physical functioning and overall health. All of these aspects of your self are interconnected. The good news is when you make a positive change in one aspect of your life it will impact all others. I believe the best approach to heal from […]


Mental Illness Awareness Week

by Neseret on October 1, 2011

“I’m the girl who is lost in space, the girl who is disappearing always, forever fading away and receding farther and farther into the background. Just like the Cheshire cat, someday I will suddenly leave, but the artificial warmth of my smile, that phony, clownish curve, the kind you see on miserably sad people and […]


Mental Health: Depression

by Neseret on June 23, 2011

People need to understand that DEPRESSION isn’t just a matter of being sad. It’s a condition, and a real illness. It’s actually a full-blown public issue. But right now…talking about depression is like COMING OUT. And…I don’t mind being one of the first to TALK about my so called little secret. ~ Ashley Judd According […]