10 tips dating depression
You root around for something to look forward to and come up empty. Working on your creative projects feels like a grind, but you keep plodding away. I remember explaining this to a friend, who found it mystifying.
There is research that shows that neuroticism (the tendency toward negative moods) is associated with lower rates of flow. Maybe you’re not getting enough rest because you’re too anxious to sleep, or you’re trying to cram too many tasks into a day, or you’re punishing yourself by staying up. In the morning I felt the crushing weight of all the things I had to do that day.
It had been ages since I’d felt that way about anyone, and I was so happy and relieved.
I was sure he felt the […] Read more What is self-esteem?
This list isn’t meant to be exhaustive or to diagnose anyone.
But these are some of the signs I’ve observed in myself and those I’ve coached: Nothing is fun.
I probably don’t have to tell you that large gatherings of people, festive parties, and times when everyone is supposed to be part of a happy family can be especially hard if you’re single […] Read more When you think about addiction, you probably conjure up an instant picture.
Perhaps alcohol comes to mind, or you may picture something darker.
We keep working, keep going to school, keep looking after our families. Depression is negatively impacting our lives and relationships and impairing our abilities.
In the evening I was temporarily free from expectations and could enjoy a moment’s respite.
For many of us, Thanksgiving kicks off a season of celebration which doesn’t really seem to stop until sometime in January.
I get it—it seems like an impossibility that you will meet the right person, someone […] Read more It all started when an eharmony engineer named Greg Petroski thought to himself, wouldn’t it be cool if there was an eharmony skill for Amazon Alexa, where you could check out your matches, listen to messages, and get updated without lifting a finger?
Not even a year later, that thought has become a reality.