These 5 Habits Are Helping People Suffering from Depression (According to Data)

Depression can hit mental health and well-being extraordinarily hard. If you’ve ever struggled with feelings of depression, you’re not alone: major depressive disorder is the number-one cause of disability in the US, affecting 16 million people, with another 3.3 million affected by other forms of depression. You probably already know that sometimes, you just need to take small steps, focusing on very simple habits to keep going. 

But which ones might work for you? 

We took an in-depth look at more than 45,000 habits on our platform and analyzed them against members’ feedback on what made them happiest. Here are the 5 habits for combating depression that our members said were most effective.

Want to go deeper? We’ve got you. Here are 5 of my favorite routines by Dr. Alex Korb, renowned neuroscientist, expert on depression, and author of The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time.

  1. Improve Your Sleep to Reverse Depression
  2. Advanced Steps for Dealing with Depression
  3. Simple Steps to Reverse Depression