Why Depression Untreated, is Really Bad for Your Health

 Depression is a common mental illness that can easily be treated

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by uprunforlife | Aug 1, 2017

Often times the person suffering from major depressive disorder is in denial that they have a problem and feel that they are just sad. Unlike a bout of sadness, major depressive disorder affects every aspect of your life and it isn’t something that will go away on its own.

 

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Men who do Cardio Fitness had Lower Risk of Depression

 

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It is proven that men who do not exercise definitely have an increase in high blood pressure, weight gain, depression, and generalized risk of overall poor physical and mental health.

Getting regular exercise may boost more than just your endorphin levels. A new study, published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings earlier this month, found that men with mental-health issues who were in better cardio respiratory shape had a lower risk of death than those who were less fit. Continue Reading →

Men Can Defeat Depression; Boost Mental Health!

There seems to be a new trend now, whereas everyone seems to be opening up about depression and Mental Health.  I do think it is wonderful and healthy for women and especially for men who are now coming forward in droves to talk about themselves and their depression to their peers,Therapists and Psychologists. This is the healthiest we have seen men open up about Mental Health in a decade, which is fabulous!  Below is a helpful article for men about having to deal with depression!

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The Way we Communicate with Young People by Text, Saves Lives!

Amazingly, helping those in need by a crisis text line

Texting has become So important in helping the young!
We now understand the importance of Texting!
We support it totally!

TEXTING

by Nancy Lublin

 

How data from a crisis text line is saving lives

When a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help, the organization responded by opening a nationwide Crisis Text Line for people in pain. Nearly 10 million text messages later, the organization is using the privacy and power of text messaging to help people handle addiction, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, sexual abuse and more. But there’s an even bigger win: The anonymous data collected by text is teaching us when crises are most likely to happen — and helping schools and law enforcement to prepare for them.

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My sister’s letter……

My sister's letter......        I am a pathological liar. I lie to everyone around me.   I say I have friends, that I am busy, happy, nice, smart.    The person I lie to the most is me. I tell myself that I'm worth something and that I prefer not to have anyone who likes me.   Everyone leaves a room I enter.   People stop talking when I get close.   When I say something it is ignored or made fun of.  In less than a day I can go from bouncing off the walls to don't even want to move.   Sometimes I go entire weeks where having no one who wants me around doesn't bother me at all, then I cry for weeks for being so pathetic that I don't even have one friend.   

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