Depression affects over 150 million people worldwide. It can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, race or status. However, depression is like any other illness, it has to be dealt with and not ignored. In addition, stress affects our minds, bodies and relationships. Some people are better at dealing with their stress whereas other people find it a struggle to navigate through it. Throughout this book the reader will learn various mind-techniques and coping skills that can be practised as part of a self-help strategy to overcome depression and stress.