Category Archives: Depression

Michael Phelps and His Anxiety

Major sports figures and celebrities often appear to have perfect lives.  But over the years a few have been brave enough to come forward and share personal stories about their anxiety and depression.  Michael Phelps is the latest to come … Continue reading

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Is Depression Hereditary?

Depression is a serious mood disorder that can impact every single area of an individual’s life.  Here in New York City we see depression caused by many external factors.  The question has always remained whether or not depression runs in … Continue reading

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Preparing for Holiday Anxiety

If you suffer from depression and/or anxiety, the onset of colder weather may make you feel nervous.  The recent arrival of fall may trigger an additional stressor – the upcoming holidays.  For many, the holiday season is a time of … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

At this time of year many people who suffer from depression have a bit of a reprieve.  They are able to get out and about in NYC, enjoy activities, and see friends.  But, just like in Game of Thrones, the … Continue reading

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Anxiety at Work

Deadlines, pressure, budgets.  A cranky boss, overbearing colleague, or a client you just can not make happy.   All these aspects of your professional life can add up to feeling over stressed and may trigger your anxiety. When you experience … Continue reading

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New Year – New You – Beating Depression

This time of year is when New Year’s resolutions are made.  Many individuals want to lose weight, adjust their attitude, find a better job, or move.  For individuals suffering from depression, they just want to start to feel a little … Continue reading

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Fight Your Depression During the Colder Weather

Some term it winter depression or winter blues.  Whatever label you put on those feelings, we all know that for some, the colder months can be harder.  When you are prone to or already in a depressed state you may … Continue reading

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