Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
Digestion isn't the kind of thing you have to think about much. You eat, and well, digestion just happens. Usually we're more concerned with what we're eating (Is it delicious? Does it meet our nutritional needs?) than what happens after... Read more
I have anxiety and depression, maybe even bipolar disorder. It makes it so hard to keep going sometimes but I am so, so proud of myself for pulling through it! I really hope I can keep this up long term, last week was a bad week for me. :(... Read more
Battling this depression that's trying to creep up on me today trying to stay upbeat for my girl as she is so excited and I want to crawl into bed and cry days like this I miss my husband even more and cant tell him or he's upset he's can't be here.... Read more
In Wall Post http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_ wall_detail.asp?gw=953x1x1019734, DONNASUEF states: I have lost over 25 pounds now I still have 35 to go. I am feeling really down and don't really have anyone to talk to about it. I wan... Read more
i put fresh lime in my water..The health benefits of lime include scurvy, digestion, constipation, eye care, piles, peptic ulcer, respiratory disorders, gout, gums, weight loss, skin care, urinary disorders,... Read more
Feeling like this39 and wanting to hide under the covers? I have been there. One thing that I learned and is helpful is to do the opposite of what the depression wants me to do. Example; rather than stay in bed...Get up and shower. Don't want to eat?... Read more
This journey to a healthy lifestyle is a worthwhile, but at times, difficult endeavor. If you're dealing with an eating disorder on top of a weight issue, it can feel downright impossible to reach your goals.Most of us are familiar with the eatin... Read more
For many people, cold weather and a lack of sunshine can bring on a mild depression known as the ''winter blues.'' People that experience the ''winter blues'' will generally lack motivation and energy. Others may even... Read more
SADD=Seasonally Associated Depression Disorder may be one of the reasons that many of us are finding it harder to become motivated to exercise in the winter months. Rather than look on this as a "disease", think of it as a vestigial advantage that is... Read more
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