It can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior and motivation, feelings and sense of wellbeing. In simple words depression is a disorder that can affect everything you do in your daily life.
Depression can impact every area of your life, including but not limited to how you sleep and eat, your education and career, your relationships, health and concentration.
Symptoms of Depression
Dark moods• Lack of interest in things one used to enjoy• Lack of energy• Excessive consumption of alcohol• Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness or worthlessness.• Increased fatigue and sleeping problems• Anxiety.• Changes in appetite and weight.• Looking at death or suicidal thoughts• Thoughts of self harm.
There are some techniques that can helplift your moods
Exercise build a healthier brain
Exposure to sunlight increases your serotonin and helps with anxiety and depression.
* Green tea* Fish
* Dark chocolate
Do things that you like to do
Do things which gives you pleasure and happiness. No matter what kind it is, it can be anything like going out, walking, reading, cooking anything
Reconnect with your friends
Researchers have looked at the most effective strategies for dealing with depression and actively participating in your own social life is a very beneficiary tactic. We humans are social animals who must need a community of some kind.
Yoga and meditation
Studies have shown that yoga can help with depression and they have come to the conclusion doing yoga everyday can be very effective. Yoga is something more than exercise.
Negative thoughts can make depression worse. You should filter out the good and focus only on that