depression good for you? "Pills aren't the answer to helping many people recover from
depression, says a report out this week. But there's growing evidence
could be a positive experience." Creativity - GWB, not GDP - Superman... (BBC)
Scientists discover depression molecule (July 25, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Scientists say they have discovered the part of the brain that is responsible for us feeling miserable, anxious and stressed." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
Melancholia: 2nd Conditional - a lesson
"Although many people criticized this movie, I really liked it. Thought-provoking, its two different stories hypnotized me until the last scene.
This activity is to practice the use of the 2nd conditional orally." (moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.fr)
offered BLT for SAD- a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast,
communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary
BLT = Bright Light Therapy
SAD = Seasonal Affective Disorder
(Breaking News English)
- a lesson plan - UPDATED
Students will "create a poster that highlights one common misconception
about depression, and the truth behind that myth." (school.discovery.com)
and Sad - a vocabulary and idiom lesson - UPDATED
"The aim is to highlight the metaphorical meanings of several words
and phrases related to the emotions of happiness and sadness.The emphasis
is on meaning, with an activity to incorporate these expressions into
Ray LaMontagne - Empty Lyrics "There's a lot of things I don't understand
Why so many people lie
It's their hurt I hide that fuels the fire inside me
Will I always feel this way
So empty, so estranged"
Laurent Wolf - No Stress (OFFICIAL VIDEO HQ) + LYRICS : "I don’t wanna work today
Maybe I just wanna stay
Just take it easy cause there's no stress...
Got to find an alibi
Cause I don't wanna waste my time
I don't wanna feel distress..."
Yael Naim - Go To The River(YouTube) + the LYRICS "When you feel ashamed go to the river
When you’re feeling sad go to the river
When you’re feeling blue inside, immersed and tied
When you’re feeling stuck in pain, forever...
When you’re feeling bad, go to the river
When you’re feeling mad, go to the river
When you feel it blows your mind, cause you can’t find
When you feel you’re going blind, you can’t deny…
When you feel you’ll lose your mind – they’ll let you slide
When you feel you go insane – they let you die"
No Stress by Laurent Wolf (YouTube) + the LYRICS : "I don’t wanna work today..
Nothing's gonna cause me distress...
I don't wanna waste my time
I don't wanna feel distress.
It’s not that I’m lazy
I think I’m just crazy
Not depressing" (paroles-musique.com)
Worldsung by Gary Jules "All around me are familiar faces
Worn out places, worn out faces
Bright and early for their daily races
Going nowhere, going nowhere
Their tears are filling up their glasses
No expression, no expression
Hide my head I want to drown my sorrow
No tomorrow, no tomorrow..."
- the VIDEO(YouTube)
Bookby The Rakes : "You are not an open book
I can't do nothing 'bout that
But I'm worried, I'm overdrawn...
The longer you are far from me
The more I drift away"
- with the video
By Myselfby Tom Jones :
"Hard to be sure
Sometimes I feel so insecure
And love's so distant and obscure...
All by myself, I don't want to live
All by myself anymore."
Look On The Bright Side Of Lifeby Bruce Cockburn
"If life seems jolly rotten, there's something you've forgotten
And that's to laugh and smile and dance and sing
When you're feeling in the dumps, don't be silly chumps
Just purse your lips and whistle, that's the thing, and...
Always look on the bright side of life"
Feelingby The Animals :
"Blue blue feeling got me down today
Blue blue feeling, my baby's gone away"
Candyman(niehs.nih.gov) "Who can take tomorrow,
Dip it in a dream?
Separate the sorrow and collect up all the cream,
The candyman? The Candyman can, the candyman can &"
by Alanis Morissette :
"An old man turned ninety-eight
He won the lottery and died the next day..."
Beautifulby Robbie Williams :
"If you're lost, hurt, tired or lonely
Can't control it try as you might
May you find that love never leave you
May you find it by the end of the day
You WON'T be lost, hurt, tired or lonely
Something beautiful will come your way"
To My Lifeby Simple Plan :
"You don't know what it's like
To be like me
To be hurt
To feel lost
To be left out in the dark
To be kicked when you're down
To feel like you've been pushed around
To be on the edge of breaking down
And no one's there to save you
No you don't know what it's like
Welcome to my life..." - with the VIDEO(YouTube)
I come to you by Jonny Lang : "When I'm all alone
When I'm feelin' blue
No one understands me, baby
Nobody but you"
Housewives - an American television series (Wikipedia)
"The tone and style of the series combine elements of
drama, comedy, mystery, satire, and soap opera."
On Feeling Depressed
"There remains a huge amount of stigma around depression, but if we look at what an average human is up against, feelings of depression are entirely normal, indeed, to be expected. We don’t need to compound our misery through a sense that it’s either unusual or unwarranted..." (YouTube)
A Stranger Things Christmas
"In this Peanuts/Stranger Things mash-up, Will Byers returns home from the upside down, but can't seem to shake off that traumatic experience." (YouTube)