Depression can either be healthy or unhealthy, especially considering the responses you may choose to have to the depression. If you are a person who has a history or tendency to experience depression, you can take some of the actions below to help you avert or cope with feelings of depression, despondency and despair.
- Take a close look at your diet!
Some foods are natural depressants. If your diet is heavy on sugars or caffeine, you are making yourself a target for tremendous mood swings which can include depressive moods and fatigue. A balanced diet can keep you in a better physical, emotional and mental condition.
- Make exercise a part of your routine.
Exercise regularly. The best routine is walking a minimum of 15-30 minutes at least three to four times a week.