Wes Harris knows what it is like to struggle with intrusive thoughts, and to fight the compulsion to do things repeatedly in an attempt to control the anxiety that wells within him. In today’s article, Wes shares what has encouraged him in his battle against depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
Scripture tells us that the words we speak can produce life or death. We want to choose life and build up our loved ones and friends who suffer. A neuropsychologist shares 13 things TO say to someone struggling with depression, anxiety, or some other mental illness.
Have you ever wondered how a visually disabled person makes it through the day? Carolyn Newell shares about some of the limitations caused by being blind and how they led to an experience with depression. She also describes how God’s word helps her overcome so she can walk in victory. Be sure and read to the end for a book giveaway!
As a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, I treated patients with depression for years. Then, I suffered with depression myself. When I was in the pit of despair, God met me and revealed to me truths that I could use to fight depression and negative thoughts.
In this post, Dave Ebert, an improvisational comedian who has struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts, shares what helped him during the days when his experience with depression and suicidal thoughts were at their greatest. These three practical steps help break the power of the darkness.
Have you ever been so clouded in darkness that there seemed to be no way out? Have you ever wondered if others would just be better off without you? Or maybe you just wanted the pain to end. I’ve been there. Even as a Christian board-certified clinical neuropsychologist treating patients with depression, I fell into the pit myself. But there is another way. I want to offer hope when a suicide attempt feels like the only option. National Suicide Prevention Week in the United States is September 8-14, 2019. Read my story below and be encouraged. You are not alone!