One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression

Good news! A recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry has revealed that regular exercise (as little as one hour a week, any intensity) can prevent development of depression! The results from the study show that even small amounts of exercise can protect against depression, with mental health benefits seen regardless of age or gender. […]

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Fernando Pessoa, and our own different personalities

Yesterday I was walking around downtown Lisbon, and I came across this famous statue of one of the greatest authors/poets in Portugal. His name is Fernando Pessoa. He used to write at a local coffee shop called “Brasileirinha”. And so, as a tourist attraction, after his passing, they put a statue of him sitting down […]

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Depression… I went through it too

Depression is a disease that affects millions worldwide. I never thought I would be one of them… until I was. I am a corporate professional. I work in the pharmaceutical industry. In my early years I worked with a drug that also got the indication for depression, so I should know better right? But last […]

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