People with a chronic illness run a greater risk of depression. According to studies, an estimated one in three people with a chronic disease become depressed. Chronic illnesses and depression share some symptoms like fatigue and insomnia.
Setting goals at the start of a new year can be useful. If the goal relates to your health, and if it's achievable, then this is no bad thing. Achieving a goal provides a sense of accomplishment and improves or helps to nurture self-esteem. This is great if you suffer with depression, but not so good if your depression serves to block progress…