Depression– it is just a medical condition like any flu or cold caused by some kind of imbalance in the brain. From outside, everyone seems normal but stress and tension these days are inevitable. Face it rather than avoiding the situation. Though there are several ways of reducing stress and it varies from person to person.
Here Are Some Effective Ways To Overcome Depression:
Take A Deep Breath And Feel Relaxed
A quick and quite effective way to relieve mind from stress is deep breathing and meditation. While in stress our body gives signal to brain and in reaction, brain starts a series of physiological reactions and vice versa when we are relaxed. Inhale and exhale is quite an effective way to boost up your mental level and relieve your mind from stress and depression. The best part of it, you can do anywhere anytime.
Take A Bite Of Chocolate
This is though not scientific but yes to an extent eating chocolate in any form relaxes the nerves of brain. The darker the chocolate more will be its soothing effect. It can be taken in any form, as ice-cream, shakes or as bar itself.
Indulge Yourself In Other Activities
Being depressed means a lot more than being unhappy. It is a state of mind where one feels dejected for some issue. So, it is very important to deviate your mind and get into something that makes you happy. Listening to good music is an excellent therapy. A musical tune can make the dull atmosphere more lively and positive hence making your mind more alert and happy. Apart from this, you can just go out and play your favorite sport- may be cricket or football. Do what makes you happy. Have a day out with family or chill out with friends. The more you will be closer to people, the more will you be closer to reality.
Dump Those Negative Thoughts
A person under depression tends to get suicidal. Yes, the more the intensity of depression the more danger it is to let such person be alone. A feeling of worthlessness, hatred are common symptoms. Only the person under influence can overcome this situation with sheer dedication. Don’t let bad thoughts to take over your mind, don’t blame yourself for a situation which mere is a bad luck, don’t take yourself very seriously when you are depressed and above all be positive.
Get Right Dose Of Sleep
Sound sleep is essential for mental well being. It is suggested for a normal adult to get 7-8 hours of sleep (sound sleep). Try to get that sleep and there is no better shortcut to relieve your mind and body from day to day stress.
Exercise To Stay Fit
Exercise regularly for that fit body and mind. If you are fit enough, you will feel more energized and positive and no negativity will be around. Brisk walking for few minutes will do miracle in long term especially for depressed. Hormones undergo changes while doing physical activities hence diverting the brain from bad to good thoughts therefore reducing the intensity of depression. Follow a regular exercise regime and the changes will astonish you!!!
Get Social With People
Try to be around as much people as possible. By people, it means positive people. There may be different reasons for getting into tension or depression. One such minute reason may be the influence of others. When we are around people who constantly complaints about things or person, we tend to follow their thought and everything seems to be like that only. The simple remedy is to ignore either such talks or that person. Such company will only generate negativity around you which ultimately takes you to a new level of stress. So communicate with those who take life as a god’s gift and appreciate its beauty.
Consult A Doctor
Like it is said, depression is just a kind of medical illness so if things are getting out of control, consult a doctor. A professional might be expert in identifying the reason for such depression like any genetic conditions, addiction to alcohol or drugs, OCD problem etc…With proper medications and treatments it won’t take long to overcome the situations.