The definition of happiness is “a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions”. But what determines happiness? Gandhi said “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are all in harmony.” It seems simple enough, right?
There are many forms of mental illnesses, but one of the most common, is clinical depression.
Depression is a disorder of the brain, with causes that include genetic, biological, environments, and psychological factors. It can occur at any age, but often begins in teens and young adults and is much more common in women.
Some common signs of depression:
Eating or sleeping too much or too little
Pulling away from people and usual activities
Having low or no energy
Feeling numb or like nothing matters
Having unexplained aches and pains
Feeling helpless or hopeless
Smoking, drinking, or using drugs more than usual
Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, … Continue Reading