Inspiration and Exasspiration

I watch a lot of inspirational videos, especially when I am feeling down, low, frustrated, old, and depressed.  If I am feeling well and I have energy, then I find them exciting and inspiring.  But if I am feeling lethargic and downcast then they make help and hurt at the […]

Alcohol and Depression 1

Many years ago I had decided that I would never drink when I was feeling depressed. It was before I was diagnosed with Depression. I do not recall that any incident took place to precipitate my decision. I don’t know if my decision came from common sense, intuition, or by […]

Meditation = Freedom From Your Mind

Our minds are currently being assaulted and abused by all sorts of mental chatter. Most people are scared to meditate because they are afraid of stopping their constant action of distraction that they think serves to not let the thoughts effect them.  What they don’t realize is that these thoughts […]

Parents with Depression

The one thing that has kept me alive over all my years of suffering has been my children. No matter how deep the pain; no matter how much I hated myself; no matter how resentful and angry I was; and no matter how little I thought of myself as a […]

Don’t Judge Me!

Today’s talk is about anger. I can tell you that when it comes to anger I have tons of it, so as I write we’ll see if I have anything worth reading about. As a person with the Depression I am often shocked at the bullshit that people who have […]

Who Should Prescribe Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers?

Over the past 20 years drug manufacturers have been actively marketing antidepressants and now mood stabilizers like Abilify to the general public via television commercials and pushing doctors to prescribe them. This is very dangerous. It is dangerous for the people out there who clearly do not need to be […]

Welcome – My First Post

Hi!  Thanks for stopping bye!  This blog is going to be about Depression and it’s various flavors and forms. Its purpose is to try to help those suffering from Depression to break that suffering and to begin to enjoy life as we were meant to do. I also hope that […]

Working Myself Into a Good Mood

Working myself into a good mood is something that that I consciously try to do whenever I am in a bad mood.  The bad moods that I am referring to in this case are either depression or anger.  Sometimes I am successful in turning things around, and sometimes not.  But […]

Multiple Moods Are Not Multiple Personalities

Sometimes it seams like there are two people inside of me, maybe even three or four. That’s how drastic and sudden my mood changes can be.  But I always know who I am, where I am, who I’m dealing with, what my feelings are, what my conscious level thoughts (the […]

My Story – Short Version

Welcome to Breaking Depression! I started this blog with the hope that I could help people suffering from Depression (also known as “Clinical Depression” and “Major Depressive Disorder”) and associated mental illnesses like Bi-Polar Disorder (Manic Depression), ADHD, ADD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and PTSD by sharing with them my 25+ […]

Empathy Is Not Always a Good Thing

Although I have a mood disorder called depression, I am very caring and compassionate. I love to help others. And I usually do a good job of it. My depression, and my quest to break has provided the experience and knowledge that enables me to understand what a person who […]

Me and My Moods

As you get into this blog you’re going to notice that I am a multi-dementional person, like most people are,but way more intense.  Some of that is due to a mood disorder, and some of that is just my personality.  But most people who blog about a specific subject like […]

Just One of Those Days

It is a dark, grey, and dreary day here in :New York, and that is exactly how I feel.  Almost everyone know what this kind of lazy Sunday feels like, but for a person such as myself who has MDD it is frustrating, depressing, and scary.  If I could just […]

Hello world!

Hello world!  Today I installed wordpress and started to set this site up, so I’m not quite ready for you.  Please check back in a few days and hopefully by then I will have added my first entries offering tips, stories, and tools for those trying to break depression.  See […]