Jaime Sanders

Depression and the Highly Sensitive Person

What is it like for empaths to experience depression? Jaime Sanders explores.

Osteoarthritis vs. Osteoporosis: What's the difference?

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are different medical conditions, but similar names cause confusion. It's also possible for a person to have both.

 

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones, leaving them fragile and more likely to fracture. It often affects the hips, spine, and wrists.

 

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is when protective cartilage wears down between bones, leaving joints sore and stiff. It's the most common form of arthritis, often affecting the hips, hands, and knees.

53 Depression Patient Stories

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD
3 mins
article
Adam Weitz

The Daily Struggles of Adult ADHD

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma
4 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Things Everyone Can Do to Combat Mental Health Stigma

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

5 Affirmations That Help Me Through the Bad Days with Depression

5 Ways to Better Understand Your Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

5 Ways to Better Understand Your Depression

5 Things Depression Is NOT
3 mins
article
René Brooks

5 Things Depression Is NOT

The Power in Being a Mental Health Advocate
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

The Power in Being a Mental Health Advocate

How to Keep Your Dignity When You’re Depressed
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

How to Keep Your Dignity When You’re Depressed

The Silent Epidemic of Men’s Mental Health
9 mins
article
Bryce Evans

The Silent Epidemic of Men’s Mental Health

This Is My Depression Support Team
4 mins
article
René Brooks

This Is My Depression Support Team

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression

Supporting Someone with Depression: Our Stories in Pictures
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Supporting Someone with Depression: Our Stories in Pictures

4 Ways I Hide My Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Ways I Hide My Depression

7 Ways to Distinguish Between Depression and Sadness
4 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

7 Ways to Distinguish Between Depression and Sadness

7 Ways I Cope with Low Energy in Depression
5 mins
article
Jaime Sanders

7 Ways I Cope with Low Energy in Depression

Celebrating Small Victories with Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Celebrating Small Victories with Depression

How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs
2 mins
article
René Brooks

How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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