5 Ways to Cope With Depression

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5 Ways to Cope With Depression

Depression is a severe mental health illness in which a person continuously feels a sense of helplessness, emptiness, and loneliness. It negatively affects your actions, your way of thinking and leads to inefficient day to day chores. The best five ways to cope with depression are:



It has been scientifically proven that practices play a significant role in reducing depression symptoms and stress level. The release of endorphin during exercise or any other activity like sports, small walks etc. triggers a sense of happiness which relaxes the brain and helps the brain to generate new neurons and develop better neural infrastructure. The last thing one could do to tackle depression is not getting out. The change of environment could elevate your mood and promise good results.

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Doing things you like

Do the things you once liked even though you no more feel like doing. That what depression does, it destroys your interest in things you were once passionate about. It drains out the energy and will to do it. By trying to do the same things could bring back the fun in your life and make it colorful and happening once again.

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Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation could trigger depression symptoms. Having proper and sound sleep results in various regenerative function of our body. Going to bed at the same time every day and waking up at the same time every day and restraining yourself away from the bed while not sleeping could help to maintain proper sleep timetable. You can also try CBD oil for helping you rejuvenate your body. You can read more about CBD Oil here if you like.


Get more outside

Don’t isolate yourself, go out interact with family and friends. In depression a person feel like staying alone, avoid interactions and is not willing to discuss problems. They also think they do not have anyone to rely upon. These thoughts are toxic to their health. A friend, family, or anyone who cares about you will appreciate knowing what is going around in your life.

Even the simple interactions or attempts to get into a social atmosphere could elevate your spirit and boost your confidence. Leave behind the thoughts of not being accepted or being lesser than anyone does. Visit places and interact with people sharing the same interests. It might take a little time, but eventually, you will get along.

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Eat Healthily

Healthy eating could also reduce depression effectively. Brain, like every other organ, respond to different nutrients and vitamins. A healthy functional brain needs essential nutrients which if deprived can lead to many mental health illnesses. Depression, which could lead to overeating at times if monitored, could help you feel better.

According to studies foods rich in Vitamin B, C and D and containing minerals like magnesium, selenium, and zinc are effective in fighting depression. Moreover, omega-3 fatty acids and folic acid could also help to ease depression.

Combining all of the above ways could provide you with enough strength to strong-arm depression and help you build a healthy state of mind. Add fun, proper diet, the right amount of exercise and required social interaction to optimize your brain and tackle depression.

Stacey Chillemi


I am on a mission to transform the health of millions worldwide. Check out my website at staceychillemi.com. I am a popular and recognizable health and lifestyle reporter and expert, columnist and health host. Author of The Complete Guide to Natural Healing and Natural Remedies for Common Conditions, along with 20 other published books. I am the founder of The Complete Herbal Guide and a recognized health and natural remedies expert, with over 20 years in practice as a Health Coach. I write for the Huffington Post, Huff Post, Thrive Global and Medium (Owned by Arianna Huffington). I have been a guest on the Dr. Oz Show, local news, and numerous radio shows. My focus is on natural healing, herbal remedies, alternative methods, self-motivation, food for medicine, nutrition, fitness, natural beauty remedies and the power of positive thinking.



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