Are you suffering from depression but not interested in taking medication? Are you taking medication but don’t feel like its working well enough? Learn about 7 ways that you can treat depression naturally to help your mood and improve your life. These are suggestions that anybody can do and have been proven to treat mild to moderate depression.
All of these suggestions should be reviewed with your own doctor and you should never stop any medications without consulting them. If you have severe symptoms including suicidal or homicidal thoughts you need to seek help immediately.
Here are the 7 proven steps that can help control your depression:
1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
2. Exercise- 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week
3. Improve your diet
4. Manage Stress
5. Get adequate sleep
6. Surround yourself with positive influences and Eliminate the negative
7. Go out and serve somebody else- For ideas on service opportunities in your neighborhood try: www.justserve.org
Depression requires multiple avenues of treatment to be able to control this debilitating disease. Talk with your doctor about the best options for you.
For other ideas on how to treat your depression may I suggest the following books:
The Happiness Advantage- Shawn Achor
The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs- Stephen S. Ilardi
The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (Book & CD)- Mark Williams, John Teasdale et. al
The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life- Mark Williams, John Teasdale et. al
The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time- Alex Korb PhD
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