Peter Symons

5 Unexpected Depression Symptoms and what to do about them.

5 Unexpected Depression Symptoms and what to do about them. Unexpected Depression symptoms

Navigating the tumultuous terrain of unexpected depression symptoms can be bewildering, particularly when symptoms manifest in ways that defy expectations. Let’s take a moment to unravel the intricate tapestry of Brain-Fuel Depletion (BFD), a journey that’s both personal and universal for many of us. As we delve into the realm of mental well-being, we often […]

Nourishing the Brain: The Vital Link Between Diet and Brain-Fuel Depletion

Nourishing the Brain: The Vital Link Between Diet and Brain-Fuel Depletion Nourishing the brain

Nourishing the brain is just as important as looking after our bodies. In a world that often feels like it’s moving at lightning speed, our mental health can sometimes take a back seat. But what if I told you that something as simple as what we eat could be the key to establishing a happier, […]

Mental Health and the Festive Season: Supporting Loved Ones During the Holidays

Mental Health and the Festive Season: Supporting Loved Ones During the Holidays Supporting Loved Ones with Mental Health Challenges During the Holidays

Mental Health and the Festive Season: Supporting Loved Ones During the Holidays Key Takeaways: 1. Holiday Stress: Recognize that the holiday season can intensify mental health struggles. 2. Signs to Watch For: Be alert to changes in behavior, mood swings, social withdrawal, substance use, and physical symptoms. 3. Support Strategies: 4. Role: Remember, you can’t […]

Self-Care During the Holidays and Preparing for the New Year

Self-Care During the Holidays and Preparing for the New Year Self-care during the holidays

Self-Care During the Holidays and Preparing for the New Year Key Takeaways Self-care during the holidays often gets pushed to the bottom of the list as we put others above ourselves. However, while the holiday season, often illuminated by festive lights and filled with the warmth of family gatherings, also brings its own set of […]

7 Essential Tips for Mental Health: Simple Steps to a Happier, Healthier You

7 Essential Tips for Mental Health: Simple Steps to a Happier, Healthier You tips for mental health

7 Essential Tips for Mental Health: Simple Steps to a Happier, Healthier You Key Takeaways: Introduction: In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining good mental health is as vital as taking care of our physical well-being. Mental health challenges can affect anyone, and it’s crucial to have strategies in place to help navigate through tough times. This […]

My Journey with Brain-Fuel Depletion: Collaboration with Clyde and a New Understanding of Mental Health

My Journey with Brain-Fuel Depletion: Collaboration with Clyde and a New Understanding of Mental Health History of depression, Modern Depression, Brain-Fuel Depletion

I’ve travelled an enlightening path in understanding and addressing mental health, particularly through the innovative lens of the Brain-Fuel Depletion model. This journey, significantly marked by my collaboration with Clyde Jumeaux, a veteran in the field with over two decades of clinical experience, has reshaped not just my perspective but potentially the approach to mental […]

Just 1 reason I wrote a book on depression & anxiety

Just 1 reason I wrote a book on depression & anxiety Book on Depression and Anxiety

Hello readers, This is Peter Symons. The journey of writing about the Brain-Fuel Depletion model in my book on depression and anxiety has been both enlightening and deeply personal. Over the years, I’ve received numerous accounts from individuals who’ve found solace and understanding through the insights presented in this comprehensive book on depression. Such testimonials […]

Navigating the Modern Age: Modern Depression in the Age of Overload

Navigating the Modern Age: Modern Depression in the Age of Overload

In the contemporary age, we are faced with modern depression. Often, we find ourselves standing at the intersection of advancement and adversity. Several facets of modern life, indicative of “Modern Depression,” while seemingly beneficial, can be double-edged swords, adding to our daily stress. Let’s have a look at some of the contributing factors to higher […]

The History of Depression: The Term ‘Depression’ Through Time

The History of Depression: The Term ‘Depression’ Through Time History of Depression

Terminologies in the History of Depression: Naming the Despair The History of Depression is long and throughout history, humans have suffered mental health issues and ‘depression’ has existed as an enigma—consistently present, yet ever elusive in its definition. This complex mental health condition has undergone multiple metamorphoses in nomenclature, each reflecting the evolving understanding and societal attitudes […]

Moving Forward: The Evolution of Our Brain-Fuel Depletion Journey

Moving Forward: The Evolution of Our Brain-Fuel Depletion Journey

Hello, dear readers, friends, associates and everyone who has found their way to this website.  Welcome, this is Peter Symons here, and I am genuinely elated to share with you some thrilling news that signals a vital turning point in our collective journey. As many of you are aware, the topic closest to my heart […]