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
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
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
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
I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d... Read more
But WHY are these posts limited to short answers? There are MANY issues here that should be addressed...like the ability (or not) to post photos and links. I have had multiple issues trying to do those things. Sometimes it works and often, it won't... Read more
Slipping into depression; it's pulls like quick sand. I eat when I'm depressed, then gain, then get more depressed. I wish I was the type that can't eat and loses 15 lbs after a bout of darkness.... Read more
Sooo I start this newbie post of mine saying Howdy to everybody on here. Nice meeting you fellow Sparkers! So anywho....I'm Dneil and I made this week my starting point in my journey to lose weight and get more active.... Read more
Ever since I bumped up my exercise program I am hungry all day long. I eat snacks but my hunger leads me to consume average of 1650-1700 calories a day. Average burn is 650-700 calories. (according to the SP fitness tracker). I was wondering if a... Read more
Processed Foods might trigger depression. Yes, your diet can be associated with depression. Not enough omega-3 foods is another cause for increased levels of depression, as well as, junk food and sweets. Eat nuts, spinach or Kale asparagus, avocado... Read more
The WRITERS' SUPPORT GROUP is here to lend support, accountability and encouragement for your writing projects. Post daily and join the challenges! May ALL of your writing goals & dreams come true!... Read more
About seven years ago when I was pregnant with my first son, I was on a plane visibly embarrassing my husband as I laughed my head off (loudly). The reason that I was laughing was because I was reading Jenny McCarthy’s Belly Laughs, in whi... Read more
The holiday season is in full swing now! Festive lights, the sounds of the season and holiday goodies are surrounding us on an almost daily basis. Just about everywhere you go you are reminded that it’s that time of the year. ... Read more
My little is now approaching seven months old and although I knew something wasn't right I wasn't convinced this was what I had.
Anyway, after it all coming to a head last week with my lovely husband down to me threatening to leave him and baby... Read more
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