As a part of fitness as your physical health matters so do mental health. When you are mentally strong then only you will be physically fit and strong. Depression is one of the reasons for bad mental health.
What is depression?
A mental health disorder characterized by frequent mood by frequent mood swings or loss of interest in activities. In short, the person suffering from depression is inactive causing impairment in daily life.
DEPRESSION affects the mind causing neurological damage to the brain. The more a person thinks about a particular problem and thinks negatively he/she gets stuck in the loop of depression causing mental problems.
Symptoms of Depression
- Irritable mood
- Excessive Guilt or low self-belief
- Change in appetite(an eating la lot or low)
- Low performance or grade in activities
- Loss in focus
- Suicidal thoughts, plans or behaviors ( harming yourself)
Practice these things to overcome Depression.
Find ways to be busy.
Being involved in a task or an activity can divert your mind. Start your hobby and implement more time in it. Once the mind is entailed in the activity it will surely result in progress and you will feel fresh.
Think about your goals.
Most people feel guilty when someone asks them about their goals just because they set unreasonable or unworkable goal. The goal is achievable only if its:-
- Something that meant a bigger thing for yourself.
- Makes you realize your responsibilities.
- Quantifiable (It doesn’t matter you whether you achieve it or not but you are focused)
Always be positive with your thoughts about your goal. This will help you to be clear with your path to success. Stop comparisons with your friends or family members. Always think about the part of being right about your path of success.
Schedule your Daily activity.
Always schedule your daily activities. Don’t be moody. Start activities and manage your time. Do activities that include physical exercises. This will help the mind to get into action. Keep analysis of your weekly activity. Think about the good things that happened to you other than thinking about the bad. Be active in every task.
Meditating regularly for a span of 5 to 10 minutes will reduce stress. It will give you a boost to think and implement you towards your goals.
Relationships: Try to talk to people who boost or lift you up.
Interact with your friends and family members who understand your problems. Have a conversation with them. Let them give a solution to you. Find a balanced time for yourself. Don’t be alone or isolate yourself the depression will linger you. Talk about your problems to those who lift you up and not with those who lift you down.
Keep a balance with your sleep not too long and not too short. Reduce your time to be busy on social media. Staying up late and sleeping excessively the next day is a surefire way to feed depression.
“Your future depends on your dreams, so go to sleep” – Mesut Barazany.
Snoozing your dreams will make you lazy to achieve it.
Exercise is not just about aerobic capacity and muscle size. Sure, exercise can improve your physical health and your physique, trim your waistline, improve your sex life, and even add years to your life. But that’s not what motivates most people to stay active.
People who exercise regularly tend to do so because it gives them an enormous sense of well-being. They feel more energetic throughout the day, sleep better at night, have sharper memories, and feel more relaxed and positive about themselves and their lives. And it’s also powerful medicine for many common mental health challenges.
Regular exercise can have a profoundly positive impact on depression, anxiety, ADHD, and more. It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood. And you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits. Research indicates that modest amounts of exercise can make a difference. No matter your age or fitness level, you can learn to use exercise as a powerful tool to feel better.