Exercise and Depression

Posted on March 28, 2018

"Exercise always helps with my depression. It is actually the only thing that helps get me out of a rut. This is the first step to climb out, looking forward to being motivated about something. Hope everyone has a great day!" - A member on MyDepressionTeam

On MyDepressionTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with depression, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Exercise is one of the most discussed topics.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about exercise:

"My doctor and other people say exercise helps with depression, but I'm always tired. Any advice?"
"Does anyone ever feel tired and exhausted despite feeling better psychologically?"

"How do people deal with weight gain while on treatment?"

Here are some conversations about exercise:

A member shares his experience with marriage counseling and continues exercise because it helps him.

A member shares how a little bit of activity makes big changes.

A member shares that despite the stress of life, she forces herself to yoga.

Can you relate?

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyDepressionTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes, today I did 4000 steps. Very proud of myself. Can only do better. Wind was terrible but I pushed myself.

posted about 1 hour ago


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