Self-help or personal development (PD) lies on self-fulfillment, a quest for authenticity which allows, according to Christophe André who is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, «to explore new existential dimensions which are not necessarily tackled in academic therapies ».
According to a number of psychiatrists including Christophe Fauré, a separation is the equivalent of mourning due to it being an identical process, keeping in mind that each person is unique and that each separation is unique.
As Philosopher Alain writes, « if you know how to be awake, you will know how to sleep ». Indeed, a good night’s sleep prepares itself throughout the day. The positive effects are numerous. Sleep represents a moment of recovery during which cells regenerate.
Depression is an incapacitating moral sufferance that disturbs one’s relationships with family and friends and disrupts professional life. Depressive episodes can last over variable lengths of time. However when depression lasts longer than two years, we call it chronic depression.