Depression's Hidden Purpose: Overcoming Depression by Understanding How it Works

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About this ebook

 Are you struggling with depression? Exercising, positive thinking, or medications not working for you?The key to overcoming depression is understanding why it happens which is what Depression's Hidden Purpose looks into. Discover why advice generally dished out to depressed people doesn't work and what alternative courses of action can yield better results. 

Mark, Shane, and Anna are depressed. They post their grievances on a popular online counseling forum and get all kinds of cliche advice ranging from "exercise more" to "spend more time with family and friends". Find out what worked and didn't work for them.

Highlights of the book:

- What depression looks like

- Understanding depression as an emotion

- Purpose of depression

- Traps depressed people fall in

- Step-by-step guide to overcoming depression

Ratings and reviews

9 reviews
Vahaj Qureshi
May 11, 2018
Despite the increase of material wealth and the ubiquity of comfortable lifestyles in the modern world, humanity is nonetheless plagued by various debilitating mental disorders. One of the most common among them is depression. I was also under its grasp. There are different kinds of books and articles describing how to get over it, but if I have to pick my favourite, it would be this book because of its lucidity. The approach of this book in resolving depression is counterintuitive and pragmatic unlike the clichéd and sweet-sounding but unrealistic solutions that are generally available in the market. Actually this book, in the simplest of ways, describes the fundamental reason of why depression takes hold of a person in the first place, and it is only when one understands the root cause of any problem will he be able to eradicate it successfully.
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shamroz hussain
August 21, 2021
Life is a series of problems don't find shortcuts and don't jump from one problem to another. Learn to solve the problem. This book is a powerful tool to understand depression and stress related problems. It's also therapeutic but therapist isn't the one who do the work it's you. Like therapists can only show you path,it has complete guide to overcome depression. Highly recommended for all.
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Jesus Helps
November 2, 2018
This book explains real mystery. And author not deceived readers by coating with affirmative words. He explained exactly main source of Depression. It's really good book. After reading this book you will exactly know what to do. Good book by hanan parvez
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About the author

Hanan Parvez (M.B.A., M.A. Psychology) has written 500+ articles at, a blog with over 7 million total views and 300k monthly visitors. His work has been featured on Forbes, Business Insider, Reader's Digest, and Entrepreneur.

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