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Depression Therapy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Depression Therapy.

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Dietary Supplements for Depression

It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople...  Read more

Bad Mood Busters: 35 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Mood

We all feel down sometimes. Whether your issue is a symptom of chronic depression or just a short-term bad mood, finding ways to lift your spirits is key to feeling better and living healthier. There are a variety of options that can help improve you...  Read more

Find Happiness in Your Own Backyard

When I'm having a bad day, nothing lifts me out of the doldrums like a run or a power walk. I always assumed exercise got all the credit for the mood boost, but lately there's been a lot of buzz around ecotherapy, the concept of usi...  Read more

A Healthy Diet for Dealing with Depression

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

The Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

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

Been battling depression for the past few years. O
Updated 6/26/2016 11:45:14 PM

Been battling depression for the past few years. On med and seeing therapist Doing some better. Decided to tackle eating & exercise habits in hopes of improving more. Any thoughts or encouraging words appreciated. I#depression...  Read more

Day #12 .... Physical Therapy this morning. Worked
Updated 6/24/2016 8:30:22 PM

Day #12 .... Physical Therapy this morning. Worked my way up to 15 minutes on elliptical & cleaned house all day! 13,000 steps 3,000 burned 1500 eaten! Win!...  Read more

Hello Sparks family! Started physical therapy toda
Updated 6/23/2016 4:07:03 PM

Hello Sparks family! Started physical therapy today, trying to stay encourage. Please keep me in prayer....  Read more

#depression. Just found out that my son and his wife are having problems. So worried , pra
Updated 6/21/2016 5:43:54 PM

#depression. Just found out that my son and his wife are having problems. So worried , pray for them I wish I had someone to talk to. She's seeing another man. I'm trying so hard not to bing...  Read more

Hello all. I'm just switching depression meds and
Updated 6/21/2016 1:53:49 PM

Hello all. I'm just switching depression meds and am wondering if anyone has gained weight on Viibryd? #depression...  Read more

Natural Blues Busters (continued)

Soothe your soul with music. "Music alone with sudden charms can bind the wand'ring sense, and calme the troubled mind," wrote 17th century dramatist William Congreve. Twentieth century scientists say that's more than a poetic idea. In fact, when...  Read more

accept yourself

If you practice accepting your body the way it is, then your weight or size become only data to help you maximize your health, instead of goals. In my experience (living with chronic depression, and preferring cognitive behavioural therapy), number...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

Dealing with the Blues

Editor's note: If you or someone you know is suffering from a mental-health issue, please contact your health-care provider immediately. The information listed here is meant to inspire and offer hope but should not be interpreted as advice or rec...  Read more

'Tis the Season: How to Cope with SAD

Autumn is here! Unfortunately, with the darker days and colder temperatures, autumn also ushers in an unpleasant side effect for a large number of people: Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD.I have a mild form of SAD and know that it...  Read more

Monday - Depression Therapy.

Thank you Angelique271 & Bethieboops, your comments were really appreciated. When you are down you feel that the whole world is fighting you, it was nice to have you guys in my corner. I am determined not to go down like I have so many times bef...  Read more