Fighting Depression Naturally with Diet and Exercise

Fighting Depression Naturally with Diet and Exercise

How you can reduce the symptoms of depression with a carefully constructed diet and exercise program.

Twenty percent of Americans suffer from depression each year and of that number six percent will suffer a Major Depressive Disorder. That is one-fifth of the population suffering this crippling disease and at least ten of that twenty percent will no doubt suffer in silence. As our day to day lives become more and more crammed with responsibilities both at work and at home, that number is only going to increase. So, is there something we can do now to prevent depression and anxiety from taking over our lives? The answer is yes and it can be found in the food we eat every day.

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Weighted Blankets Help Foster Children Feel More Secure

Weighted Blankets Give Foster Children Security

Being a mom isn’t all about conceiving and giving birth to your flesh and blood. Although that is how most people experience motherhood, it is not how ALL experience it. I have three children, all three adopted. I am beyond blessed. 

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Have Elderly Relatives? 4 Things They Need to Stay in Good Mental Health

Have Elderly Relatives? 4 Things They Need to Stay in Good Mental Health

About 16 percent of Americans over the age of 65 are clinically depressed. Signs of clinical depression often include a shortage of energy, inability to sleep, incapacity to concentrate and a lack of appetite. If you think an elderly relative is suffering from poor mental health, then here are some things you may want to consider doing to help.

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Fear Is A Liar – Real Life Struggles

Fear IS A LIAR

I am going to let you in on my innermost thoughts for a moment. I am one of the most insecure women I know. You know why? Because most everyone else puts on a front just like I do. SO, in my mind, I am the most insecure woman I know! Most people who know me may think the opposite. We do we try to act like our insecurities don’t control us yet deep down in, most women (including me) battle intense insecurities. 

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Learning How to Walk Again – Life Lessons

Learning How to Walk Again

A little over a year ago one of life’s unexpected turns found its way into my life. Just from stepping off the curb the wrong way, I have had a year worth of pain following a very extensive surgery on my ankle. Sometimes, life will throw curveballs when you least expect it. There have been a lot of lessons learned throughout my healing time. During physical therapy today, the therapist made a comment that got me thinking not just about my ankle but about life in general. I’d like to share with you one of the many lessons that have come out of the situation with my ankle and learning how to walk again.

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