Easier Said Than Done.

Last week, I stumbled across an article, the title of which, "I Have Depression and Anxiety. Please Stop Telling Me to 'Go for a Run", immediately grabbed my attention. The author, Beth McColl, is an individual who struggles with depression, and was apparently rather fed up by people telling her she should "go for a run" when she is depressed, as a way for her to feel better. Fed up, because when when a person is depressed, getting up and out to exercise isn't always such an easy thing to do. As she writes about her experiences with depression and its impact on her desire to exercise, we once again see how the human brain appears to be the primary culprit for the health crisis we are deali

The Rock in a Hard Place

Based on some of the things I've seen and read about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson over the years, I've always thought he's seemed like a good dude. Funny, down to earth, and not at all pretentious in spite of the fact that he is, a) a rather fit and attractive man, and b) is quite successful and is probably very wealthy by now. That being said, my opinion of him rose significantly higher this past week when he opened up about his struggles with depression in an article published by The Express. There remains a mindset in American culture where men are supposed to "be strong" and be able to just "suck up" and deal with any and all difficulties that life throws at them. That it's not OK for a m

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