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What Michael Phelps' Depression Reveal Does for the Rest of Us

What Michael Phelps' Depression Reveal Does for the Rest of Us

When Olympic swimming champion and world-record holder Michael Phelps revealed he lives with depression, he said, "If I can get one message out there, it's that it's OK not to be OK." His announcement caused a wave of empathy and validation to...
Posted 04/19/2019
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Many Say Ketamine Eased Their Depression, But Is It Safe?

Many Say Ketamine Eased Their Depression, But Is It Safe?

By Carole Tanzer MillerHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Jen Godfrey couldn't shake the "deep cloud" that lingered even after she found an antidepressant she could tolerate.Then a string of stressors hit -- five years...
Posted 02/22/2019
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More Are Seeking Mental Health Care, But Not Always Those Who Need It Most

More Are Seeking Mental Health Care, But Not Always Those Who Need It Most

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- On the surface, the news looks good for America's mental health -- a new report shows the rate of people with serious psychological distress is declining, and more...
Posted 12/20/2018
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AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks

AHA: Postpartum Depression May Raise Heart Risks

MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Otherwise healthy women diagnosed with postpartum depression may be at higher risk of a heart attack, stroke or heart failure, a new study suggests.Acting on mounting evidence linking clinical...
Posted 12/07/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyDepressionTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with depression isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Michael Phelps Champions the Fight Against Depression

Michael Phelps Champions the Fight Against Depression

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Swimmer extraordinaire Michael Phelps has won 28 Olympic medals -- 23 of them gold. Yet, despite all those medals and the accolades that came with them, Phelps has...
Posted 11/09/2018
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'On-Again, Off-Again' Relationships May Be More Trouble Than They're Worth

'On-Again, Off-Again' Relationships May Be More Trouble Than They're Worth

By Maureen Salamon, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ross and Rachel from "Friends" did it. So did Carrie and Mr. Big from "Sex and the City."But couples who break up and then make up repeatedly -- in what's known as...
Posted 10/26/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak Chopra We all experience fear....
Posted 09/07/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MyDepressionTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be...
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...
Posted 08/28/2018
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