Depression Facts and Stats

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Even though I’ve written about depression before, I thought I’d take a moment to talk about it again. FACTS: 1)  Most people who are depressed, about two-thirds, do not seek treatment. 2) Women are TWICE as likely to suffer from depression as men. 3) Exercise can alleviate depression and […]

Temporary Melancholy or Depression?

Temporarily and briefly suffering sadness for no apparent reason makes me a walking definition of melancholy. It happens so rarely that when it takes its leave, it has the ability to switch off my intense memory of it, only to switch it back on when it returns. Oh, yes.  I remember you. I looked over […]