How To Fight Depression and Improve your Mood
Are you one of the millions of peoples who are depressed
and tired all the time. Do you experience unbearable sadness
and emptiness. Do you feel exhausted, dragged out and run down.
You're barely functioning and pushing yourself through the
day. These few easy and fun tips make your day more productive
and full of happiness.
Sleeplessness, tension and fatigue are often associated with
depression. Try to relax everyday for optimal performance. Pick
a quiet spot and do this drill. Breathe deeply and observe your
breath and focusing all your problems and distraction are vaporizing
in the air. Visualize great scenery and feel you are part of
it, whether is it mountain area or white sandy beach in Florida.
Try to solve and fight one problem at a time. Do not
try to conquer every problem at same time. If you do feel tired,
drain, depressed and helpless due to many problems, suggest
and train your mind one problem at a time. This way you can
effectively focus on one problem at a time.
Read motivational or inspirational books that have
positive and inspiring effects on your mind and mood. Self-
help books have great impact to fight depression. Inspiring
authors like Deepak Chopra, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Louise Hay and Aaron
Beck father of cognitive therapy has written books on how to
change thinking patterns.
Isolation is also one of the major causes of depression.
Try to communicate with other positively, show your genuine
interest in other people like friends or family and share their
thoughts. Human contact is the key to heal this problem. Newly
research shows that our behavior shapes our emotions.
Find a good hobby or activity to feel you pleasant.
Gardening, bicycling, exercising, cooking or traveling give
you a powerful boost to your mood. Crafting is also a very good
therapy. Go out and having a good meal with friends. Do involve
volunteer work, community services this way you'll feel
you are also a important part of the community and it also have
Exposure to light is either from the sun or artificial
devices such as lamps can also be very helpful to relieve
depression and improve your sad mood.
Do not get angry easily. Read self-help books on becoming
assertive. Getting angry in positive way can help to boost your
energy and also your mood. Let your anger to work positively.
Watch your diet very closely. Eat consciously and
try to avoid those foods which may contribute for mood swinging
like sugar, chocolate and caffeine. Quit smoking if you can,
also reduce drinking habit.
Take your vitamins and nutrients regularly. Vitamin
B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, magnesium and L-tyrosine are good
anti-depression nutrients. Eat green vegetables, fruits and
beans for balance diet.
Yoga and tai chi are very good exercise to fight depression.
Slowly moving postures are very calming and soothing effects
on your whole body including mind. You will get more relaxed
and soother after performing these exercise.
Encourage yourself, do not blame yourself for little mishaps.
When you right thing tell yourself "Good Job". Breakup
your daily activity pattern. Do something goofy or childish
act which remind your childhood days. Draw cartoon with crayons,
make bubbles, read children books or watch movie.
Read new research on how to meditate effectively.
Newly research show meditation has very positive effects to
boost immune system. Meditation also create positive attitude
towards everyday problem solving. Meditation always is a very
important factor on every religion throughout centuries. Meditate
every night for about 15 minutes to 30 minute are very effective
tool deal with depression while you become more focused for
critical thinking to resolve your daily chores without exhaustion
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