Category Archives: Doing Healthy Things

288. Exercise for Depression

Exercise can go a long way in treating depression, according to a study at Duke University. A control group was assigned different treatments and researchers found that three sessions of vigorous aerobic exercise were about as effective as daily doses … Continue reading

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280. Debt and Depression

There is a direct link between debt and depression. “People in debt are three times more likely to have a mental health problem than those not in debt” says new research by the University of Southampton (UK). But the research … Continue reading

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279. I Give Up

“He must become greater; I must become less.” – John 3:30 One day, in the midst of my Great Depression, the Holy Spirit prompted me to ask, “Who is in charge of my life, God or me?” Intellectually I said, … Continue reading

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277. A Spiritual Autobiography

The Psalms are King David’s autobiography, a spiritual record of God’s delivering him from dark places. For example, when he fled from Saul into a cave, he wrote: Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in … Continue reading

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276. Accepting Help

For those of us who are depressed, grieving, in the grip of a terrible affliction, or other place of darkness, there comes a time when we must let go the reins of our own soul and accept help from others. … Continue reading

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268. Oswald Chambers

–          from My Utmost for His Highest, February 17 entry “Depression is apt to turn us away from the ordinary commonplace things of God’s creation, but whenever God comes, the inspiration is to do the most natural simple things – … Continue reading

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264. When You Relapse

I have been given permission to use this blog written by Therese Borchard, the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes and The Pocket Therapist: An Emotional Survival Guide. She is Associate … Continue reading

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