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Depression Evidence-based Treatment Exercise Self-Help

12 Findings on the Best Ways to Treat Depression

Anyone who’s been depressed knows how hard it can be just to keep up with daily responsibilities. Trying to figure out the best way to treat the depression can present…

Depression

Can You Be Depressed and Not Know It?

What image comes to mind if I ask you to think of someone who is depressed? Typically we picture someone who’s sad all the time, stays in bed for much…

Depression Evidence-based Treatment Meditation Mindfulness

How to Use Mindfulness to Ease Negative Emotions

I’m very pleased to welcome my first guest blogger, Debbie Hampton, fellow blogger at The Best Brain Possible.  Most of us welcome sadness and pain about as much as a root…

Insomnia Sleep

Why Isn’t Melatonin Helping My Insomnia?

Millions of Americans are desperate for a good night’s sleep. When insomnia persists for long enough, it’s common to reach for an over-the-counter sleep aid like Unisom, Zzzquil, or Tylenol/Advil…

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) OCD Treatment

Am I a Monster? Obsessions About Hurting Other People

It’s hard to turn on the news without hearing about violent assaults, murders, and sexual abuse. We probably feel revulsion when we hear about these things, wondering how a person…

Anxiety CBT in 7 Weeks Depression Self-Help

CBT in 7 Weeks: The Next Seven Weeks (and Beyond)

This is the eighth and final post in a series that accompanies each week in my book, Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks. “The Next Seven Weeks” begins on…

Anxiety CBT in 7 Weeks Depression Self-Help

Week 7 of CBT in 7 Weeks: Integrating the Work

This post is the seventh in a series that accompanies each week in my book, Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks. Week 7 begins on page 186 in the print…

Anxiety CBT in 7 Weeks Depression Self-Help

Week 6 of CBT in 7 Weeks: Facing Your Fears

This post is the sixth in a series that accompanies each week in my book, Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks. Week 6 begins on page 156 in the print…