Others have told me this article is very helpful, so I wanted to repost it. What is YOUR experience with Depression like? Let us know in the comments.
Since this is the week for Homeopathy and Families, it seemed important to bring up a topic which is very common in families these days–depression which is often accompanied by anxiety. Are more people depressed than used to be? Are more people getting diagnosed with depression than there used to be? Is this because there are now medications for it so it is more acceptable or perhaps people just think they are depressed?
Very complicated indeed. I think it is safe to say that the world is a more high pressure place than in decades previous. Depression and anxiety can be rooted in feeling like one hasn’t fulfilled one’s duty, or can’t achieve what is expected of them. Nonetheless, a person with anxiety or depression can have an effect on an entire family. It is a very important topic.
The diagnosis of depression is often called a “garbage bag” or…
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