Category Archives: depression

Symptoms of Depression

Excessive sleeping.  I’ve completely slept the clock around. A recent stint was for 14 hours.  These days, I’m usually in bed between 8 and 9 pm.  Although, it has been as early as 7 on several occasions. Constant fatigue. Just … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention

The World Health Organization has determined that there is a suicide committed worldwide every 40 seconds.  By the year 2020, that number will double to every 20 seconds.  *Source https://www.befrienders.org/suicide-statistics  Depression is the #1 reason behind suicides.  THIS is why … Continue reading

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The Cure for Depression: Get Outside

Originally posted on Chelsea Ann Owens:
I can’t believe I plan on spending an entire post on this obvious tip, but …I can count on two fingers the number of times I walked around in Mother Nature last week. Clearly, some…

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Kids Help Phone Line

I was going to save this for my Friday Good New Challenge, but I feel that it’s just too important to hold the information. So many children are struggling today.  Bullying, drugs, peer pressure, mass shootings, and on and on.  … Continue reading

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The Incoherent Relationship Between Mental Health And Spring — COMMUNITY NAP

Welcome to the happiness farm. It is Spring after all. You have probably heard the quote from Rainer Maria Rilke: “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” But unfortunately the past 25 … Continue reading

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Depression is… — Gloom & Bloom

Please enjoy this amazing poem written by a talented woman! Depression is.. Using all your energy to shower A sink full of dishes Making up excuses to stay home Feeling worthless Crawling in bed at 4:00 p.m. Forgetting all your … Continue reading

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Event raises awareness of mental health issues with practical help

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Minnesota Prairie Roots file photo used for illustration only. ? I EXPECT EVERY SINGLE ONE of you has experienced the loss of someone you know to suicide. I expect also that every single one…

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