Top 5 Causes of Depression in Men

Top 5 Causes of Depression in Men Openly acknowledging and discussing depression can be challenging for anyone. Unfortunately, there is a persistent stigma that surrounds mental illness, which makes it difficult for people to come forward or speak up when they are having depressive thoughts. However, men often have more difficulty acknowledging and confronting their symptoms of depression than women, …

Common Forms of Depression

Common Forms of Depression Everyone has times during life when they feel sad. It may be circumstantial; a beloved dog dies, a friend says something mean, or you’re just having a bad day. Depression is more than just being sad, though. Different forms of depression may occur when you’re sad for an extended period and is associated with feelings of hopelessness …

The Progression of Self-Esteem in School

The Progression of Self-Esteem in School A person’s self-esteem develops and changes throughout their lifespan. Self-esteem starts at home, first with interactions with parents and family, and then progresses through school where it’s impacted by teachers and peers. Self-esteem sets the academic and social path for many students. Those with positive self-esteem have better school attendance, earn better grades, and …

Does an Active Lifestyle Help with Depression?

Does an Active Lifestyle Help with Depression? When you’re depressed, it feels like there’s no hope for the future. You’re depressed now. You’ll be depressed tomorrow. Next week. Next Year. Always. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. By having an active lifestyle, you can start to elevate the symptoms of depression and begin to feel better. Here’s how …

Anti-Depression Through Fitness

Anti-Depression Through Fitness One of the most common ways to deal with depression is through treatment with prescription anti-depressants, but there are other solutions. For many people, adding fitness into their lives can act as an anti-depressant and show significant improvement with depression and low self-esteem. Fitness and Brain Chemistry You already know that eating right and exercising improves your …