Depression Getaway

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Category: food

The Secret to Managing Food Cravings: Part One

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series The Secret to Managing Food Cravings

icecreamDoesn't that look yummy? Can you resist?

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Positive Blogging

This entry is part 11 of 17 in the series Whimsical Wednesday


It’s ‘Whimsical Wednesday’ where I chat about any old thing that comes to my flighty little mind!

Confession – I don’t read very many other blogs. Oh I tried, I really did, but so many other blogs about depression are – well – depressing!

If you struggle with depression you want to surround yourself with as much positive as you can and stay away from as much negative as you can.

The other important consideration with depression is to remember how easily overwhelmed we get and for me, too much information is overwhelming.

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Food For Thought, Part I: Food for Depression

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Food for Thought

Food for depression? Here's my go to food when I'm feeling rotten: first choice ice cream, second choice jujubes and if I have none of that in the house cinnamon toast brings comfort. But they only feel good while I am eating them. Twenty minutes or so and up to a few hours after, I don't feel all that great. But when grab I for those things my mood is low anyways so I figure "I'm already down, how much worse can it get?"

food for depression

Food for depression? How far are you willing to go to feel well? Are you willing to change the way you live? How about the way you eat? Yes, depression has already taken a lot from your life. Changing the way you live is asking a lot I know, but hasn't depression already forced you into changing the way you live anyways? And besides, if some changes would help improve the quality of your life, wouldn't it be worth a try?

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