TMS Blog

15
Jul

Can You Be Depressed And Not Know It?

You could know a lot about what depression looks like yet fail to recognize it in yourself. For one, depression can look quite different from person to person. Your symptoms can develop gradually and at different times, and some might not seem like depression. But the truth is, depression doesn’t always manifest as constant, immense sadness like we tend to

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30
Jun

A Gentle Reminder That Having A Preference For Tidiness Is Not The Same As OCD

When was the last time you were with your friend as they reorganized their closet, remarking how they are “so OCD about cleaning”? Knowing how rigorous they can sometimes be about tidiness, chances are you both laughed off this cute quirk about them. As with many other situations, conditions, and disorders in life, unless one has personal experience with or

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15
Jun

Silent Signs of Depression in Teens

Teenagers experience depression differently from adults, which is one reason why it’s challenging for parents to recognize when their teenage child is depressed. Not only that, but teens are less likely to reveal their feelings to you. Your teenager may think their thoughts and behaviors are normal or feel too embarrassed or ashamed to speak up. When parents fail to

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13
May

Why Is It So Hard To Move On In Life?

We all experience emotional pain and heartache in life that is difficult enough to endure, so why is it that we continue to relive that pain? Why is it so hard just to let go of the past and move on? Whether it’s a past relationship or a failure that you continue to play over and over in your mind,

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27
Apr

5 Ways Parents Can Help Teens Build Resilience

As parents, you have a tremendous amount of influence on your children, and with their teenage years being some of their most formidable and uncertain ones, it is an opportune time to help them build resilience. Having resilience does not mean they will not experience difficulties in life, but they will be more equipped to deal with them once they

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14
Apr

How to Fact Check Your Own Thoughts

A highly emotional situation is typically something that you do not see coming. Anything from receiving some bad news to losing someone you love or ending a relationship can elicit intense feelings that are entirely normal and valid. When you experience fear in the face of something like a highly emotional situation, that fear signals a powerful stress response in

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24
Mar

How To Continue Building Resiliency After A Tough Year

The past year has been full of adjustments and challenges. We’ve all had to continuously pivot and adapt to a new way of life – the ‘new normal.’ Now we’re more than a year into the pandemic. Luckily, there’s hope and positivity surrounding the vaccine, and we’re looking forward to brighter days ahead! But these unprecedented times have taken a

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16
Feb

3 Expressions of Vulnerability That Can Make You Stronger

What does being vulnerable mean to you? Unfortunately, it’s a word that comes with a lot of negative associations. For example, many of the definitions of vulnerability focus on being weak, defenseless, powerless, passive, and feeble. The problem is so many people view vulnerability as a flaw and a sign of weakness. They hold back questions and gloss over failures

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21
Jan

Treatment-Resistant Doesn’t Mean Impossible

Imagine being depressed and trying medication after medication without relief. It’s frustrating, stressful, and often adds more weight to the crippling burden of depression. This is the exhausting cycle of defeat those with treatment-resistant depression face each day. Now, we’re helping our patients breakthrough symptoms of Major Depression with TMS Therapy in Seattle. Understanding Depression vs. Sadness Feeling sad and

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6
Dec

How To Strengthen Your Relationships During Challenging Times

They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. So if that is the case, could relationships during social distancing and quarantine actually grow stronger? In a world with fewer opportunities to interact with those we love and care for, we must make the most of each moment. If you are feeling lost on how to nurture meaningful relationships these days,

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