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|If You Think That You Or Someone You Know May Be Suffering From Depression by bloodpressure5: 12:57pm On Mar 30|
there is one thing you must keep in mind . This is that there are many degrees of depression ranging from just general sadness to an almost unbearable level of angst that can almost stop life in its tracks.
If you have a good relationships with your family members then you should incorporate their help in overcoming your depression. Many times mothers and fathers are much more understanding than their children give them credit for. If you stop and tell them what is going on they will probably be happy to help.
Play dress up. Take the time in the morning to get yourself ready, even if you are not going anywhere. Putting on your good clothes, including shoes, can increase your confidence and your mood. Feeling sloppy and The Blood Pressure Program Review
frumpy in old, stained clothes may be comfortable, but it does nothing for your mood.
If you suffer from holiday depression, either because of loss or because your family lives far away, consider throwing a party for other friends in the same situation. Chances are pretty good you have a neighbor ;Dor co-worker who also lacks nearby family with whom they can celebrate , and you will all feel better for getting together instead of sitting alone.
Laughter really is the best medicine. Research shows that even a smile can raise serotonin levels, the same effect that many antidepressants give. Instead of wallowing in your sadness with depressing music and tear-jerking tragedies, break out the stand-up albums or put on a silly comedy. Even if you don't feel like it when it starts, you will find yourself smiling and laughing despite yourself by the end!
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