The National Institute of Mental Health (MIMH) estimated that approximately 17.3 million adults in the United States had at least 1 major depressive episode. This is 7.1 percent of U.S. adults. So, if you are someone who struggles with depression, you are not alone. In this article we will discuss the signs and symptoms of depression and 5 things you can do immediately to feel happier.
I used to get jealous of people who could lay down on their pillow and fall fast asleep. Why couldn’t I do that!? I knew how important sleep was for my overall health. Insomnia effects our mood, memory, our metabolic rate and even how long we live. Poor sleep has also been associated with depression.