14 Things You Can Do Every Day To Protect Your Mental Health As You Age
Because it’s just as important as your physical health. Aging brings you face to face with the loss of loved ones, children leaving the nest and physical changes such as reduced energy levels. These types of events can “give rise to negative emotions such as sadness, anxiety, loneliness and lowered self-esteem,” according to the American Psychological Association. Growing older can also come with a slew of positive changes like the opportunity to travel, more time to spend wi
My Journey towards life – How did I manage to overcome depression?
Depression is a life-threatening disease that should be talked about! Depression is a life-threatening disease that should be talked about, especially in May, the mental health awareness month. I wanted to share my story with Thrive Global to spread the message of hope and to never give up. I know many of you are suffering from this debilitating disease and you are looking for a way to come out of it, desperately. I used to get so desperate for recovery that I felt like bangi
Depression Has Spiked By 33% In the Last Five Years, a New Report Says
Diagnoses of clinical depression — also known as major depression — have risen by 33% since 2013, according to a new report from health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield. The report, which was based on insurance claims filed by 41 million privately insured Blue Cross Blue Shield members, calls depression the “second most impactful condition on overall health for commercially insured Americans,” behind only high blood pressure. That’s because people with depression also tend to h