Depression is such a biggie. Often when people have it for the first time they have no idea they are going through a depression. It often takes a visit to a doctor to wake someone up to the fact they are going through a depression. First and foremost, clinical or major depression is growing at an incredible rate.
People of all ages, backgrounds, lifestyles, and nationalities suffer from major depression, with a few exceptions.
Up to 20% of people experience symptoms of depression.
10 times more people suffer from major depression now than in 1945.
The average age of first onset of major depression is 25-29
Major depression is the No.1 psychological disorder in the western world. It is growing in all age groups, in virtually every community, and the growth is seen most in the young, especially teens. At the rate of increase, it will be the 2nd most disabling condition in the world by 2020, behind heart disease. Continue reading
Prosperity is often assumed to mean money wealth. Prosperity today can also mean other things; it can mean joy, satisfaction, feelings of completeness, sense of belonging. It means so much more but is in itself a wealth to our lives. For some people prosperity means just that, they have a great deal of money and what money can buy. For others it is their family, children, partner, jobs, siblings and/or friends, it is where money best grows and time best develops.
We often recognise our prosperity more when we are able to see where we are in poverty with. Poverty can be the lack of money but it can also be poverty in family, children and all that is stated above. Poverty is putting money and time in areas where there is no growth and development. We know the poverty when it brings us no joy and does not help us grow. It is odd but at times we very often seem to work in the poverty zone rather then move to prosperity. Continue reading