I will be the first to admit that the word “exercise” makes me cringe. However, research has shown that regular exercise can help ease depression and in some cases work better than anti-depressants.
Most people at some point in their lives will suffer from depression at varying levels of severity. Although depression can be crippling at times, there are things you can do to help prevent it before the offset, and things to help during the period.
It has been proven that exercise helps hugely with depression, however that doesn’t mean you have to go out and run a marathon every day! It can be hard to even get out of bed sometimes when you have depression so it’s okay to just do leisurely exercise a few times a week.
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