Tips for exercising when you’re depressed, a difficult proposition for many — while exercising can make you less depressed, many of us are too depressed to exercise for our depression. This article gets it!
Wikihow has some thoughts on being the best you can be.
I read this interview with artist and musician Shira Erlichman which is mostly about her and her work, but I thought you might get something out of it, especially this part where she’s talking about how she felt for a long time like she should be able to live without medication and accepting that there was nothing wrong with needing it.
I had a part of stigma whispering in my ear, not shouting, but whispering, “There is another way to do this. Maybe if you change your diet completely,” which I did. “Maybe if you exercise every day.” So I changed my diet. I exercised every day. I went down on my Lithium. And I was still on it, a teeny bit, when I had my break. It just shows. It’s like, “Girl, why are you beating yourself?” That’s the main thing I want sometimes to give people. You don’t have to take a chisel and stone and chisel hard at your being. You can rest. You can find what works for you and feel a lack of judgment there.
On remembering names of people you meet.
A truly impressive list of ways to get rid of household bugs.
On cleaning sources of lingering smells in your kitchen: your trash can, recycling and garbage disposal.
This sounds fake but ok: seven ways to wake up in the morning without coffee.
Summer’s not here yet, but it will be soon: how to get your home ready.
An app that analyzes your spending not just on budgeting, but on credit card rewards, letting you see how much you’ve earned and how much you could earn with a different card.