Motivating yourself when depressed-here’s how

Depression is a common mental disorder. It’s estimated that 16.2 millionTrusted Source adults in the United States, or about 6.7 percent, experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2016.

Symptoms of depression can range from mild to severe. They can be chronic, or they can occur as one-time episodes caused by traumatic life events such as a death or illness in the family, the ending of a marriage, or financial difficulty.

Symptoms of depression include:

  • reduced interest in activities that are normally pleasurable
  • insomnia or increased need for sleep
  • lack of appetite or an increased need to eat, leading to either weight loss or gain
  • restlessness, irritability, or lack of energy and fatigue
  • trouble concentrating and attending to usual tasks
  • poor self-image
  • suicidal thoughts…Continue reading

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  1. This article will help many people.
    Depression has been increasing continuously. Awareness is needed. Your article will help.
    Thanks for sharing this post.
    best wishes.


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