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Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one

Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one

‘I am sure there are things that can’t be cured by a good bath, but I can’t think of one,” wrote the poet and novelist Sylvia Plath in The Bell Jar. Plath, who struggled with depression, would surely have felt vindicated by the findings of a study reported in New Scientist this week, which concludedRead more about Why a daily bath helps beat depression – and how to have a good one[…]

Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response

Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response

Pixabay A man accidentally text a pasta company instead of a depression help line and got an amazing response. The unidentified male was looking for some consolation and certainly got it, but not from the likeliest of places. Messaging a pasta company by mistake, he was pleasantly surprised with how it all eventually turned out.Read more about Guy Texts Pasta Company Instead Of Depression Crisis Line And Gets Incredible Response[…]

Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –

Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –

Homelessness is at epidemic levels in this country. You only need to take a short walk around any city centre to witness the psychopathic duality of life in the UK today. There’s people going about their normal daily lives, shopping, choosing a place to eat, or heading to a concert etc. But look a littleRead more about Don’t tut at homeless people on spice when you’re on depression meds and smashing a bottle of red every night –[…]

Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest

Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest

A TOURIST who travelled to India to tackle her depression was drugged, raped and beheaded before her corpse was left hanging upside down in a forest. Cops revealed Liga Skromane was lured by two men who then sexually assaulted her before butchering her body. SWNS:South West News Service Liga Skromane, 33, was suffering from post-traumatic depressionRead more about Irish woman who went to India to cure her depression was raped, beheaded and found hanged upside-down in a forest[…]

Depression: On Noise, Answering the Telephone and Making Decisions

Depression: On Noise, Answering the Telephone and Making Decisions

Depression both heightens and numbs. It’s an illness full of contradiction and confusion. The simple things become the hard things; sapping our motivation, headspace and energy. Fighting the negative thoughts is a never-ending cycle of frustration, anguish and despair. It’s no wonder then, that seemingly simple tasks become anything but simple. Things which were neverRead more about Depression: On Noise, Answering the Telephone and Making Decisions[…]

Ketamine ‘can ease depression – in just hours’

Ketamine ‘can ease depression – in just hours’

Illegal party drug ketamine can ease depression in just hours, according to new research. Current antidepressants sometimes take months to work – raising the risk of patients sinking further into despair. But experiments found the controversial drug – a Class B illegal narcotic in Britain often used as a horse tranquiliser, works almost immediately byRead more about Ketamine ‘can ease depression – in just hours’[…]