Eight Ways to Actively Fight Depression - Deepstash

Depression is often accompanied by a critical, self-destructive mentality that interferes with and distracts us from our daily lives. 

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Eight Ways to Actively Fight Depression

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When depressed, you may hear thoughts telling you to be alone, keep quiet and not to bother people with your problems. Do not listen to them. 

Confiding in a friend to lighten your bur...

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The times you feel most like slumping on the couch are the moments you should force yourself to take a walk, cook a meal, or call a friend. 

If you've ever been depressed before, do whatever ...

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Anything that makes you laugh or smile can actually help convince your brain you are happy. 

Play your favorite sitcom, watch a funny movie or read a comical writer. Don't think of thi...

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Your critical thoughts toward yourself will try to keep you down in any way they can, including by attacking you for feeling down. 

It's important to take your side and have compassion for yo...

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See a Therapist

Talking is a powerful way of combating your depression. 

There is nothing shameful about recognizing you have a problem you alone cannot seem to resolve and to seek the

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Many people who suffer from depression are actually masking a feeling of anger, turning their rage toward someone else on themsel...

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Be Active

It's a physiological fact that activity fights depression. 

Get your heart rate up 20 minutes a day, five days a week, and it has been scientifically proven that you will feel better e...

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