How To Beat Depression Without Medication

This site shows you how to fix root causes of depression. Far too many people have physiological root causes that they don’t know about and go on trying every method, from therapy to positive thinking, and relapse over and over again.

There is always a cause for depression, you just need to figure out what is causing yours and fix depression at a deeper level.


Depression Resources

Learn more about the root causes of depression, why medication isn’t always the answer, and why therapy might not be effective (yet).

Get Off Antidepressants

Get Off Antidepressants

Get Off Safely And Minimize Withdrawals


Master Sleep

Master Sleep

Sleep Deeper, Faster, And Wake Up Refreshed


Why Positive Thinking Can Fail

Why Positive Thinking Can Fail

Learn The Truth Why Thoughts Don’t Always Fix Depression



Why Therapy Doesn't Always Work

Why Therapy Doesn’t Always Work

Therapy Is Great If Your Root Cause Isn’t In Your Physiology


Relapsed? How To Recover Quick

Relapsed? How To Recover Quick

Stop the downward spiral into the depths of despair


Supplements For Depression

Supplements For Depression

Updated list of supplements that work




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Being Treated Like a Science Experiment with Antidepressants

Being Treated Like a Science Experiment to Being Antidepressant Free | Nancy’s Success Story

One of the frustrating experiences with depression is when doctors put you on a bunch of different medications. It almost feels like you are a science experiment. It’s hard to deal with all the changes, side effects, and feelings when they don’t work or make things more complicated. Nancy emailed me sharing her story of […]

What Causes Depression Root Causes

What Causes Depression | The Key Concept You Must Understand

Depression hits you and you start to look up solutions. Oh, perfect, you find that you can fix depression with just a pill. Take an SSRI once a day and you won’t have any more problems. Then after a while, you’re worse off than you were.  Uh oh, let’s look up natural methods. Someone tells you […]


How Chris Recovered From Alcoholism and Depression With Amino Acids, Nutrition, & Exercise

Chris looked like he “had it all” on the outside. He had a job, a college degree, and lots of friends. Yet on the inside he felt like a ticking time bomb full of depression and anxiety. When it comes to depression, it doesn’t matter what’s on the outside when things are broken on the inside. […]

Would you rather remember where the flowers are, or avoid this situation?

The Biggest Lie That Depression Tells You

Finally!  You’ve found the cure to your depression! You read about something new and you just feel it in your bones. You’ve tried it all already and you know this should do the trick! But then it might work for a moment, and you find yourself right where you started. You’re still stuck in crippling […]

How Depression Support Groups Keep You Depressed nail in finger

How Depression Support Groups Keep You Depressed

One of the reasons I was able to beat my depression is I stayed away from depression support groups. Sounds kind of odd, right? Shouldn’t depression support groups, well, help? Don’t get me wrong, you should get as much support as you possibly can. However, depression support groups often will keep you depressed rather than […]

six things I wish I knew before getting off antidepressants

Six Things You Need To Know Before Trying To Get Off Antidepressants | Cari Nadeau

Most people that find my site are searching for ways to get off their antidepressants. A lot of these people are searching because they tried to get off and they failed. Getting off antidepressants can be tricky.  It’s best to have a solid game plan to maximize your chances for success.  The first time I […]



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