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Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
May 17, 2019
Is depression hereditary? A family history of depression can make you predisposed, but there's no way to tell whether you'll become depressed in the future.

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Nutrition and Depression

Fight Back Against Depression With Proper Nutrition

Although foods alone can’t replace therapy and medication, certain nutritional habits may help depression. Read on to learn more nutrition and depression.
by Brittany Da Silva on January 3, 2019
Benefits of Yoga for Depression and How to Get Started

6 Benefits of Yoga for Depression and How to Get Started

Benefits of yoga for depression are virtually endless as it has a myriad of benefits for your body, your mind, and emotional state.
by Natasha Devine on October 3, 2018
Movies About Depression

5 Must-See Movies That Perfectly Describe Depression

Here are five movies about depression that do a fantastic job of educating the audience on what depression entails and why it can be a debilitating illness.
by Scott Ste Marie on September 12, 2018
Depression Good Days

What to Do on Your Depression Good Days

Rainstorms eventually stop and clouds part to allow for sunshine; nothing lasts forever, including depression. What to do on your depression good days.
by Eric Patterson on June 28, 2018
Depression and Cleaning

6 Ways to Clean Your House When You’re Depressed

Dealing with depression can make cleaning your home feel impossible, but with these six cleaning tips–you'll have a clean home soon.
by Lana Barhum on May 8, 2018
Traveling With Depression

Four Ways to Cope With Depression While Traveling

Traveling can open you up to new things, but if you're living with depression you may not notice it. Here's how to cope while traveling with depression.
by Scott Ste Marie on April 26, 2018
Clutter and Depression

Depression and Your Messy Home: Three Easy Ways to De-Clutter

Clutter and depression go hand-in-hand. One study suggests that living in a disorganized home can lead to or make the depression symptoms worse.
by Scott Ste Marie on March 6, 2018
Socializing and Depression

Handling Social Situations When Struggling With Depression

A lack of socializing and depression often go together. If you are keeping to yourself and not interacting with others, it may worsen depressive symptoms.
by Lana Barhum on January 9, 2018
Books About Depression

8 Books About Depression That Will Change Your Perspective

There have been some remarkable books about depression from how-to, self-help to memoirs. Check out our top 8 picks for books about depression here.
by Lana Barhum on September 7, 2017
Video Exercise And Depression

The Benefits of Exercise for Depression

Kristen discusses the benefits of exercising when you have depression. Find out what the five benefits you can gain from it.
by Kristen Schou on August 25, 2017