Our rivers and streams are full of anti-depressants that get there through our sewer systems so that animals drink the water (humans drink the water our our taps in our homes) and the anti-depressants are then transmitted to humans who are not even prescribed but they’re taking them.
I’m only just, after going through Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for a year, able to look back and realize the anxiety I lived with on a daily basis throughout my life and thus, how anxiety ruled my life.
I believe the answer is different for each individual, but I also suggest that there are common threads of activities in which we can all participate and benefit. Keep in mind that less is more and don’t overwhelm yourself with a sudden change in your daily routine. Instead, make little changes over a period of time that are specifically tuned into YOU