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Small Steps to Fight Depression

As little as one hour of “deliberate physical activity” each week can help your mood.

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The Latest Treatments for SAD

Insights from the doctor who first diagnosed SAD and the first to use light therapy to treat it.

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Veterans Participate in Extreme Sports to Help Fight PTSD, Depression

The story of how a thesis project became a life-changing initiative that helps veterans battle depression, isolation and suicide.

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Using the Power of Choice to Change Your Mood

By exercising the choices available to us we can lift or change our mood completely.

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Travel as Depression Therapy

Mild depression may lift as a result of getting away from it all but travel itself will not cure depression.

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Bipolar: How to Restore Activity Levels

For people who are sensitive to changes in routine, restoring activity levels to normal is key.

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Activities to Ease Depression

Seemingly “small” activities can help restore confidence and enthusiasm when living with depression.