Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Depression is a pervasive feeling that affects a person's thoughts and behaviour. People who are depressed often lose their interest in activities once they considered pleasurable.
Though this condition cannot be cured with medication but one can overcome depression by doing simple things.
Here are some ways to overcome depression:
One can overcome depression with the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness means practice of engaging your senses i.e focus, touch, sight,sound, taste, in the present moment and it is a skill that needs to be practiced.
Listen to music
One of the best ways to overcome depression is by listening to music. But one should listen to theupbeat or happy music as it helps to change the atmosphere instantly and overcome depression.
Distract oneself from the thoughts of all the useless things and over thinking as it makes way for depression. Always make yourself busy as it is an effective way to overcome depression.
Regular exercise helps in overcoming depression as it releases endorphins which improves the mood. Besides improving the mood, exercising also benefits our health, protect us from many diseases and boosts our self esteem.
An adequate amount of sleep is very necessary as it helps to avoid stress and mood swings which leads to depression.