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Depression can be a whole body illness

Some people have what is called “bipolar disorder.” They experience cycles of terrible lows and inappropriate highs. These illnesses often interfere with normal functioning and cause pain and suffering, not only to those who suffer the illness, but their family and friends as well. Depression affects the way a person eats, sleeps, and the way […]

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Causes and treatments of depression

Apparently additional factors, possibly a stressful environment, are involved in its onset. Major depression also seems to occur, generation after generation, in some families. However, it can occur in people with no family history of the illness as well. Psychological makeup also plays a role in vulnerability to depression. People with low self-esteem, who consistently […]

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Let freedom ring

The fireworks in my neighborhood have been booming for more than a week now in anticipation of this coming July 4th. Where I live, Independence Day and the week leading up to it, is the highlight of the year. We have an event or two every night in the community that culminates in a hometown […]

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