Depressed? How to tell, and mood-lifting lifestyle tips

Signs & Symptoms for Depression You have an ongoing sense of hopelessness or feel helpless You are always tired You’ve experienced changes in your sleeping (e.g. insomnia or sleeping too much) and eating patterns (severe weight loss/weight gain) You have difficulty concentrating or remembering things You no longer enjoy usual pastimes, events, or friends and [...]

A personal look back at the year that was 2012

As I tentatively begin to step into the pristine landscape of 2013 and leave my footsteps behind me, it seems inevitable that I would look back at the past 12 months and contemplate the year that was 2012. What a whirlwind year it was, after pulling myself out of a personal year-long hell in 2011. [...]