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Depression is more than just a bad mood, it’s a serious medical illness which is very common nowadays. Depression affects your health and activities negatively. You don’t feel like being happy or energetic and start looking at the things in a pessimist way. Not only about the things but one can start feeling bad for him as well.
Coping with depression requires action but taking any action when you are depressed can be very hard. Getting support from your loved ones plays an essential role in overcoming depression. On your own, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy and positive perspective to beat depression. At the same time, the intense nature of depression makes it difficult to reach out for help. When you’re depressed, the tendency is to withdraw and isolate so that connecting to even close family members and friends can be tough.
You may feel too exhausted to talk or to connect with friends. You feel hopeless and stressed but remember, this is just the depression talking and all you need is just a little courage to defeat this monster. While passing through this rough phase you should start doing some effortless things to make you feel good. Try to catch up with friends and look for the support of people who make you feel safe and cared. Phone calls, social media, and texting are great ways to stay in touch but they don’t replace good old-fashioned in-face quality time.
When you are depressed it feels more comfortable to remain in your shell but hanging around other people make you feel less depressed. Try to remember happy good days of your life, your achievements, and blessings that you are blessed with. Look around and evaluate that you are living a life that most people can only wish for. Try to avoid negative stuff and look for positivity and power.
Whatever the situation may always remember to put yourself in the first place as you deserve all the happiness in the world. Don’t give up it’s just a phase and it too shall pass. Love yourself and stay beautiful.