The sermon also draws on Martin Lloyd-Jones’s classic book by the same title, Spiritual Depression . Lloyd-Jones exhorts us to preach to ourselves: “Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself?” (20).
Are you suffering from the blues or clinical depression? Experts reveal the symptoms of depression and when you should see a doctor for treatment.
The rescue center says the two will remain together from now on.
Serotonin is made in the body and brain from an amino acid called tryptophan. Tryptophan is then converted into another amino acid called 5-Hydroxy Tryptophan (5-HTP), which in turn is converted into the neurotransmitter serotonin. Tryptophan can be found in the diet; it’s in many protein rich foods such as meat, fish, beans and eggs. 5-HTP is found in high levels in the African Griffonia bean, but this bean is not a common feature of most people’s diet. Just not getting enough tryptophan is likely to make you depressed; people fed food deficient in tryptophan became rapidly depressed within hours.
There are things you can do yourself to help improve your state of mind. Regular exercise and a healthy, balanced diet can really help lift your mood.
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