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Holy basil, or tulsi, is part of the mint family of herbs. In Hinduism, holy basil is believed to promote long life and good health. It has been used for centuries to treat depression, stress, and anxiety. Holy basil is […]

    Your body looses electrolytes through sweat whenever you do heavy physical work, exercise, or sweat lots. An easy way to replenish those electrolytes is with an electrolyte drink. There are lots of different ones on the market, but […]

Recently I was tested for sleep apnea. Being severely depressed like myself creates changes and disturbances to sleep. I’d go bed tired and wanting to sleep. But I couldn’t fall asleep. My mind kept me awake until 3 or 4 […]

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 […]

Have you ever been politically bullied or shamed on Facebook or Twitter? You’re not alone. Political bullying on social media has become a real problem in the past few years, creating more depression and anxiety among social media users. A […]

There are many herbs, flowers, essential oils, and foods to deal with depression. Over the past few years, I’ve written several articles on these different alternative therapies. So here’s a quick recap of some of these natural remedies. Arctic Root Arctic […]

Self improvement is tough to do when you’re depressed. It’s also one of those things that stresses people out even if they aren’t depressed. Because self improvement is the acknowledgment that some part of you needs improving upon. That’s a […]