Depression: 10 ways to deal with depression (2018)
in this video we will talk about 10 ways to deal with depression, simple and effective for depression,
Being depressed can make you feel helpless. You are not. Along with therapy and, sometimes, medication, there are many things you can do on your own to counterattack. Changing your behavior, your physical activity, your lifestyle and even your way of thinking, are all natural depression treatments.
These tips can help you feel better, starting right now.
1. Enter a routine. If you are depressed, you need a routine,
Depression can eliminate the structure of your life. One day merges with the next. Establishing a smooth daily schedule can help you get back on track.
2. Set goals. When you are depressed, you may feel that you can not achieve anything. That makes you feel worse about yourself. To go back, set daily goals for yourself.
"Start very small, make your goal something that you can succeed in, such as washing the dishes every two days.
As you begin to feel better, you can add more challenging daily goals.
3. Exercise, temporarily increase the products to feel good called endorphins. It can also have long-term benefits for people with depression. Regular exercise seems to encourage the brain to reconnect in a positive way,
How much exercise do you need? You do not need to run marathons to make a profit. Just walking a few times a week can help.
4. Eat healthy. There is no magic diet that solves depression. Although it is a good idea to watch what you eat. If depression tends to cause you to overeat, having control of your diet will help you feel better.
Although nothing is definitive, there is evidence that foods with omega-3 fatty acids (such as salmon and tuna) and folic acid (such as spinach and avocado) may help relieve depression.
5. Get enough sleep. Depression can make it hard to get enough sleep and sleeping too little can make depression worse.
What can you do? Start by making some changes in your lifestyle, go to bed and get up at the same time every day. Try not to nap. Remove all distractions from your bedroom, without a computer or television. Over time, your sleep may improve.
6. Assume responsibilities. When you are depressed, you may want to get away from life and give up your responsibilities at home and at work. Staying involved and having daily responsibilities can help you maintain a lifestyle that can help counteract depression. They move you and give you a sense of accomplishment.
If you're not ready for school or full-time work, it's fine. Think part time. If that seems too much, consider volunteer work.
7. Challenge negative thoughts. In his fight against depression, much of the work is mental, changing his way of thinking. When you are depressed, you jump to the worst possible conclusions.
The next time you feel bad about yourself, use logic as a natural treatment for depression. You may feel that nobody likes you, but is there real evidence of that? You may feel like the most useless person on the planet, but is it really likely? It takes practice, but over time you can reverse those negative thoughts before they get out of control.
8. Check with your doctor before using supplements. "There is promising evidence of certain supplements for depression," including fish oil, folic acid and SAMe. But more research is needed before we know for sure. Always check with your doctor before starting any supplements, especially if you are already taking medication.
9. Do something new. When you are depressed, you are in a routine. Press to do something different. Go to a museum Collect a used book and read it on a park bench. Volunteer in a soup kitchen Take a language class
"When we challenge ourselves to do something different, there are chemical changes in the brain." Trying something new alters the levels of the brain chemical that is associated with pleasure, enjoyment and learning.
10. Try to have fun.
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