7 Lifestyle Factors That Decrease Your Risk of Depression (backed by science)

Lifestyle Factors Depression

Depression is real. The World Health Organization estimates that about 280 million people struggle with depression globally.

Some people think it’s some kind of born disease. That’s not true. Depression can happen to everyone.

But fortunately we can do certain things to lower the chances of getting depressed.

A recently published study crunched a large set of data to confirm it. Researchers examined data from almost 290,000 people — of whom 13,000 had depression — over a nine-year period.1Source: Science Daily

Their conclusion? There are 7 lifestyle factors linked with a lower risk of depression. All these factors reduced the risk of depression by 22%.

Here are the 7 factors. And what you can do to achieve them.

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