Posted on Aug 23, 2008 | Comments 0
Depression, stress, anxiety are most debilitating things experienced by many of you in your routine life.
You can feel so tired that you want to go to bed and never get up.
At times, it can become a big challenge for you to pull yourself from the hole of depression.
So, whenever you face any sort of depression, stress and anxiety in your life, the first step that you have to make is to consult your personal doctor for better suggestions and deal with depression in much better way.
However, there are certain ways that can help you greatly to deal with your depression on daily basis.
Do you know that changes in your physical body can certainly change your stress, anxiety and depression levels? Exercise is a great way to transform the way of your body, the way you feel about yourself and the way you present yourself in society.
Exercises such as yoga, tai chi, swimming can become a great option for you to deal with depression. When you perform exercises, your body releases endorphins. These endorphins are the chemicals which can help you to feel happy always.
So, try to include more physical activity and practice regular body exercises to stay away from stress, anxiety and depression.
Meditation is the most powerful tool for neutralizing the levels of the stress and anxiety in your daily life. Even it is quite effective in treating the roots of depression.
When you feel depressed, it is quite essential for you to realize that depression is little more than anger curved inward.
Do you know that a depressed person is also considered as secretly angry person? So, if you understand this simple truth and include meditation in your regular routine, then you can easily escape from this dangerous depression demon from your life.
So, try to practice meditation for short periods of time at the beginning and then gradually increase the duration up to 30 minutes per session.
This is another option available for you to explore when psychotherapy or other alternatives doesn’t work effective for you. When you consult any doctor for depression treatment, you’ll be given with any one of these two forms of anti-depressants; SSRIs and SNRIs.
SSRI stand for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. This is an old type of medication used for treating depression. This medication mainly affects on the serotonin, a type of neurotransmitter in your brain.
SNRI stands for selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that works in a similar way of SSRIs, but they also affect the norepinephrine in your brain.
Finally, whenever you feel depressed, try different approaches to get out of it. Apart from these effective tools (exercise, meditation and medication), explore different ways to cure your depression and live stress free life.
Posted in: Mental Disorders