We hear a lot about self-care, but how many of us actually take the time to do something for ourselves? For most of us, self-care is more of an occasional treat than a regular practice. But shouldn’t taking care of our mind be as routine as taking care of our bodies?
Depression is on the rise. The rate at which depression is rising is even a bit alarming. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health depression rates rose from 6.6 percent in 2005 to 7.3 percent in 2015. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that by 2030 depression will be the number one leading cause of the global burden of disease.