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TEN THINGS ABOUT DEPRESSION: 1. Depression is not the same as being sad. Sadness is a temporary emotional state. Sadness is emotional pain triggered by a painful, difficult, challenging, or disappointing experience. You feel sad about something. Sadness is a healthy […]

These jobs can make you depressed. Certain workplaces can lead to more depression than others because of stress, exposure to toxins, social isolation, and lack of social support (such as counselling services). All jobs have a baseline level of stress […]

Do antidepressants cause side effects? Yes, antidepressants can react poorly with your body and create unwanted side effects. Some side effects are temporary and will go away. Certain antidepressants will also change your personality. But some side effects don’t go […]

  Trans fats cause depression. Trans fats cause depression, memory loss, and shrink your brain. Trans fats are artificially created fats. Some people say trans fats are closer to plastics because of the way trans fats are created. Trans fats […]

Does sugar cause depression? Yes, that’s something science agrees on. There’s a difference between natural sugar and refined or processed sugar.  Eating too much refined sugar changes body glucose levels and even swells your brain. A recent study shows that […]

Depression symptoms can easily be missed, mislabeled, or dismissed. It’s important to know what are depression symptoms so you can tease away other issues that may be masked by depression. Cancer, for instance, will send a person into depression. Old […]

Depression is not sadness. You might feel very sad and believe you’re depressed. You’ve probably said at one time, “ I’m so depressed” when actually you’re only sad. So what is the difference between depression and sadness? Depression versus sadness […]

  Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30, 2019 in Canada. Bell Let’s Talk Day started in 2010, back when talking about mental health wasn’t something people did openly. Bell Let’s Talk helped start that national conversation. Stigma started breaking […]

Life is busy and messy. When you’re severely depressed, life is bleak and there’s no grateful reflection. But you need to remember the good things in your life. Today I’m taking time for grateful reflection. Here are a few things […]

Diabetic bullying is a serious threat for many kids and teens who are diabetic. Bullies like to pick on anyone who is visibly different. A diabetic kid is a clear target. Diabetes is a disease that is managed with epipens, CGM, […]