Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to the activity.
It can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings, and sense of well-being.
People with a depressed mood can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, irritable, angry, ashamed or restless.
Here are 10 natural ways to beat depression or anxiety and maintain a happier and healthy life. You can watch the video or read the article.
1. Quit drinking.
Drinking may help you feel better short-term, but alcohol is a depressant and it will make you feel worse in the long run.
2. Read a book.
Read something that uplifts your mood and spirits, and which can help you change your perspective on life.
3. Laugh out loud.
Laughing really does make you feel better. Watch a silly movie or video and get your giggle on.
4. Talk to someone.
Talking to someone, friends, family, or even a professional counselor about your depression issues can help uncover potential causes and offer solutions.
5. Have courage to change.
Accept that you need help and then seek it. Things will get better if you make a conscious decision to move towards happiness with yourself and others.
6. Eat healthy.
Following a healthier diet of fruits and fresh vegetables is known to uplift the mood resulting in healthier body and mind.
7. Feel the warm sun.
Vitamin D which comes from sunlight is linked to lowering depression.
8. Take a long walk.
Exercise releases endorphins which can help with depression. Give your mind time to relax.
9. Love yourself.
Treat yourself like the way you would treat someone dear to you. Learn to silence the voice in your head that says you are not good enough.
10. Create something.
Do something creative that makes you feel great and gets your mind off other issues.