It is quite normal for all of us to want to adapt or fit in with our circle of friends or with the ones we look up to. Wanting to be more alike with our friends is just natural. However, if it raises some concerns, especially with your child, know that there are ways you can be of help.
Depression can be associated with overeating, poor choices of food and inactive lifestyle which all cause weight gain. In time, this weight gain leads to obesity, which is one of the causes of depression. Unknowingly, this has become a cycle—an alarming one.
Most people who suffer from anxiety also have trouble sleeping. While many of us experience not getting enough sleep every once in a while, there are people who can’t get enough sleep all the time.
People who worry too much get very little to no sleep. When this becomes a routine, it causes many problems. The risks of not having enough sleep extend beyond fatigue.
People who are depressed may often feel alone and frustrated. We won’t know exactly
what they are going through. So, if there’s someone close to you who seems to be
combatting depression, you should always be mindful of the things to say around them.