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Help Coping With Depression

Updated on August 24, 2015

What Is Depression

Depression is a mental illness where you feel down and at times like you are of no use to society. You may feel unwanted and that nobody cares if you are alive or dead. It can make you feel suicidal.

Although it is classed as a mental illness it is a natural state of mind in its most minor forms. It is when it gets to the thoughts of self harm or suicide that it becomes really serious.

What Causes People To Feel Depressed?

Depression can be caused by lots of different factors

  • Bereavement
  • Loss of a Job
  • Breakdown of a relationship
  • Bullying
  • Stress

  • Talk to someone
  • Write your feelings down
  • Seek professional help
  • Don't let it spiral out of control

What Should You Do If You Feel Depressed?

If you feel depressed even just slightly it is always best to talk to someone or write your feelings down.

How can I Help Myself Cope With Depression

There are many things you can do to get yourself through a minor bout of depression. You may not feel like doing any of the things below but you need to if you are going to pull yourself out of it.

  • Excercise
  • Eat Healthily
  • Write down your thoughts and feelings
  • Listen to relaxing music
  • Soak in a nice warm bath full of anti stress bubbles

if you fell it is more serious then seek medical advice.


A great way to get these essentials into your system is by eating fruit which is good for you. This is a great way to give yourself a natural energy boost for exercising.

Take Vitamins For Your Depression

Like I said above having a healthy diet is a great way to combat depression and making sure you take in certain vitamins will help your mood.

  • B-complex vitamins
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D3

  • Essential fatty acids (omega-3’s)

  • L-theanine (amino acid)

  • Cysteine (amino acid)

  • Zinc

Please Answer The Below Question Truthfully Then Read The Paragraph Below

Do You Ever Feel Depressed?

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  1. If you chose not really then you live a healthy, stress free lifestyle.
  2. If you are depressed sometimes then you are normal just take to exercising and eating healthy and you should be OK. If it does ever get worse please do seek professional advice.
  3. If you feel depressed on a regular basis then you need to follow the steps to a healthy lifestyle. Get out and exercise and start eating more healthy food. Then go an speak to your doctor who will be able to get you any help you may need. There are some great, helpful links in the article bellow that my own doctor gave me last time I went to see them.

And Finally

Never Let Depression Get You Down!


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