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Self-Help Strategies for Depression

Track Your Thoughts

  • by writing them down. It’s a good way to express yur feelings,and it  can help you figure out which thoughts make you feel worse.

Learning Relaxation

  • Relaxation is great for reducing stress

Go easy on alcohol and drugs

  • If you’re using alcohol and drugs to cope, you could acctually make
    your symptoms worse, both while you’re using them, and in the long run.

Eat well, keep active

  • It can make a difference to your energy levels,
    and helps stimulate hormones.

Take some time out to do things you usually enjoy each day.

  • Try and make yourself do one thing you usually enjoy each day.

Learn something new

  • Developing new skills and achieving things lifts your mood

Get back into nature

  •  It reduces stress and boosts your mood. Go for a walk outside.

Talk to someone you trust

  • Talking to a family member or friend is a great oppurtunity for you
    to express how are you’re feeling.

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Join a support group

  • It can be really helpful to talk to people who
    have gone through similar experiences

Set small goals

  • Don’t expect a ridiculous amount of yourself it could make you feel
    down if you can’t meet your expectations.

Develop a healthy sleep routine

  • Sleep has a huge effect on our physical and emotional health.

Exercise regularly and maintain a balanced diet

  • Start small and work towards having an exercise routine and balanced
    diet set in place

 
How To Harness Your Thoughts To Get The Life You Want
How To Harness Your Thoughts To Get The Life You Want

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