Know How To Cure Depression

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Depression is characterized by a severe and typically prolonged feeling of sadness and dejection. It is basically a state of feeling sad about everything. It makes the person irritable, saps our energy and motivation, and negatively affects our ability to experience joy, pleasure and excitement.

Here 5 Treatments For You To Cure Depression:

1. Meditation
Meditation has been around for thousands of years, but for most of that time it was practiced mainly by monks in spiritual settings. Over the last few decades, however, scientists have started to discover that meditation is one of the most powerful natural interventions for anxiety and depression.

2. Exercise
Take a 15-to 30 minute brisk walk every day, or dance, jog, or bike if you prefer. Once you get in the exercise habit, it won’t take long to notice a difference in your mood.

3. Sleep
Losing out on sleep can lead to a downward spiral of depression. When you lose out on sleep, you become more depressed and when you become more depressed, your sleep can be disrupted. It’s a vicious cycle that can culminate gradually over weeks and months.

4. Express Yourself
With depression, a person’s creativity and sense of fun may seem blocked. Exercise your imagination (painting, drawing, doodling, sewing, writing, dancing, composing music, etc.) and you not only get those creative juices flowing, you also loosen up some positive emotions. Take time to play with a friend or a pet, or do something fun for yourself. Find something to laugh about — a funny movie, perhaps. Laughter helps lighten your mood.

5. Social Support
Relationships play a big part in helping to cure depression. Many hormones involved in bonding and helping behavior help reduce the anxiety and stress related to depression.

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