Overcome Victimization and Become More Resilient

By Nicole Urdang | March 15, 2015
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 Many therapists say you have to let go of the victim role to heal more fully. While that is definitely a good goal, it is also important to understand how you were victimized. Why? Because your path to wholeness depends, in part, on cultivating compassion for that child, teen, or adult who was mistreated, […]

Depression: How To distinguish depression from sadness

By Nicole Urdang | February 29, 2012
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I have always found the easiest way to distinguish sadness from depression is to ask yourself if your overwhelmingly negative, hopeless feelings penetrate every cell of your body. Say yes, and you are probably depressed. It is natural to think there is a continuum going from sadness to depression, but, actually, there is one continuum […]