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Kate’s Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression It has been said that depression is distress about the past and anxiety is distress about the future. When difficulties happen, it’s not uncommon to experience both. We are going to look at a difficult situation with “Kate”, and see how to help her. You may have had a similar experience, or…
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Facing Depression

What is depression? Depression is a feeling of intense sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness that persists for weeks and significantly interferes with day to day functioning. What does depression look like? Depression can look different for different people. Some people are mildly depressed, while some experience severe depression. Common symptoms of depression may include persistent…
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Did I Think That?

How We Think How we think about a situation often determines how we feel. For example, if we think something is going to turn out great, we will likely feel confident and optimistic. If, on the other hand, we think something is going to fail miserably or cause problems, we can feel depressed or anxious.…
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Facing Anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety is another word for fear or worry. It is a feeling of uneasiness or distress about some real or perceived threat.   Is anxiety ever good? The feeling of anxiety is caused by a tiny structure deep in the brain which warns us when danger is present in our environment. This…
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