Overcoming Depression Naturally

Did you know that depression is much more than just sadness? Usually, depression distinguishes as a state of feeling sad. Cases are that you can’t sleep, can’t concentrate, can’t control your negative thoughts, feeling hopeless, and lost of appetite. Sometimes irritable, short-tempered, or aggressive and consume more alcohol than normal. If you experience it you may be suffering from a serious medical condition and also can be identified as clinical depression. It is a silent killer that can destroy you. As saying goes “Monster don’t sleep under your bed they scream in your head.”

Here are some effective ways to overcome depressions before it’s too late:

Self development

Overcoming Depression Naturally

Thinking too much may be the one of the reason for being depress. This kind of condition can be triggered by trauma, stress, grief and sometimes trouble in finance. Your mind is a ticking time bomb and ready to explode. Here our brain is likely disrupting our neurotransmitter function that cause clinical depression. Learn to focus your mind by understanding the cause of depression. Train your brain to overcome sadness by doing something that may help forget your problems like doing hobbies you love, outdoor activities, or reading books. It can also help you greatly to improve self-development. Change the way you think, cast away all your negative thoughts to change it to something positive.

Healthy habits

Overcoming Depression Naturally

Healthy habits like exercising, eating healthy foods, and sleeping in time is a big factor in overcoming depression.

• Exercise
Regular exercise has been proven to reduce stress and ward off anxiety and feelings of depression. Studies show that when you exercise your body releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of pain.

• Healthy Foods
Healthy foods like foods rich in omega-3, vitamin B, vitamin C, amino acids and vitamin D can help reduce stress and depression.

• Sleep
Getting the right amount of sleep is healthy for our body and mind. A full sleep can beat depression. Some old saying that sleep deprivation treats depression but it’s not. If you want to know more about sleep deprivation click the link below.

Natural Remedies and Therapies

Taking medications like antidepressant can affect health, life, long-term care; here are some natural remedies to treat depression.

• Herbal supplement

Using herbal supplement requires consultation because of supplements could interact with medicines you are taking and could be dangerous for people with certain conditions.

• Acupuncture

This involves a very thin needles are lightly inserted into your skin that may help reduce stress and ease pain associated with certain conditions. Furthermore helps with many other health problems and corrects energy imbalances in the body.

• Massage Therapy

It involves manipulating muscles and other soft tissues with hands and fingers. This therapy is best for relaxation and stress control that can help beat depression.

• Meditation
Sometimes described as an altered state of consciousness and greatly help promote relaxation, which has been found to be helpful for depression.

• Yoga
A kind of meditation that involve physical postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation that may be helpful for depression but take note that some people with certain medical conditions are may not be recommended to do this therapy.


Overcoming Depression Naturally

Another word for socializing, meeting people and seeking help is not a bad thing. As they said “No man is an island”, there is always one friend that will surely aid you over depression. You may also join a good support network group that can guide you throughout your healing process. Talk with other people who are experiencing depression and find your own pathways to emotional wholeness. Throughout depression period being a positive thinker or just around a positive thinker can greatly assist you.

 According to the World Health Organization, major depression is currently the fourth leading cause of death and disability and is expected to rise by the year 2020. If depression is far more than normal, seeking for help immediately is the most efficient way to deal with it. And If you have some other tips to help our fellow colleagues to overcome depressions naturally you are free to leave a comment below.


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