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"The function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential."
~ Bruce Lee

Depression

Depression, which is partly anger at ourselves, is self-destructive and drains our energy to the point that it is sometimes difficult to function even minimally. Depression is an illness of will, which becomes diseased, making a person incapable of persevering in many pursuits...(by the Entrepreneural Monk)

 

Collection of Self-Help Tips for treatment and management:

  • -Join a support group for depression.
  • -Develop a wellness toolbox (check out the blog's tools)
  • -Establish routines
  • -Aim for 8 hours of sleep.
  • -Expose yourself to a little sunlight every day
  • -Practice relaxation techniques
  • -Get regular exercise
  • -Minimize sugar and refined carbs
  • -Boost your B vitamins
  • -Consider taking a chromium supplement
  • -Omega-3 fatty acids play an essential role in stabilizing mood
  • -Keep a “negative thought log” and replace negatives with positives
  • -Socialize with positive people
  • -EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) tapping
  • -mindfulness training: working towards increasing self-awareness, mind-body awareness, and recognizing limitations.
  • -Limiting consumption of sugar and caffeine, and abstinence from alcohol and recreational drugs

Some Cool Depression Links:

  • Adjusting Your Life for Recovery From Depression (from webmd.com)

  • Dealing with Depression: SELF-HELP AND COPING TIPS (from helpguide.org)

  • Depression & Squalor: Cleaning up our mental messes (from Squalor Survivors)