A mental health illness defined by consistently low mood or loss of interest in things or other activities, resulting in substantial impairment in everyday living.
Some of the ways to overcome depression are:
a. Self-pampering– Take out some time for yourself, listen to some good music, dance, get a massage, do whatever you like, and enjoy.
b. Healthy food- Have a balanced diet. Do not skip your meals. Include green vegetables and fruits in your diet. Have protein in your diet.
c. Exercise daily– Often, exercise to ensure that oxygen reaches every cell in the body, allowing your brain and body to function at their fullest.
d. Talk to others– Spend time with family or friends. As when you are engaged in some other activities your mind doesn’t go towards negativity. Talking to other people will bring positivity and happiness in your life.
e. Positive attitude– Read positive quotes daily. Stay away from negative thoughts. Surround yourself with people from whom you get positive vibes.
f. Meditation– Do meditation for at least 15-20 minutes daily. Close your eyes and inhale and exhale slowly. Do not think about anything while meditating.
g. Proper sleep– Your body needs proper rest, lethargic body can’t function well. Get proper sleep of 7-8 hours daily.
h. Aromatherapy– Scents like lavender, chamomile, and sandalwood, whether in oil, incense, or a candle, can be very relaxing.
i. Writing– Write down those things which make you feel anxious, or write down your negative thoughts. Once you will write those thoughts, all negativity will go from your brain now.
j. Vacation– If you can go on a short trip. Plan short trips with your friends and family. A change of location will help your mind to relax