Feeling depressed is not something awfully bad but it still needs to do any actions because it will not just go away. Depression is a natural part of life. World Health Organization reveals data that show that about 15% of people from high-developed countries have a depression period during their lifetime. The main thing is to recognize depression when it just began and prevent progressing to the worse stages. Besides asking a doctor, a friend or a member of your family for a help, you may try to do some things that will make you feel better. Here are 5 tips to beat depression.
1. Exercise When Depressed
To get motivated try to do some exercises at least for 15 minutes or do some another activity such as dancing, jogging, biking, whatever you like. Having an active hobby is a great way to avoid depression. If you are too tired just go for a walk to the nearest park to feel a little more motivated. Even if you don’t feel like being active, make yourself do something anyway because, as research shows, such activities as walking and other release oxytocin, the hormone released during childbirth, bonding and lovemaking. It is known that after doing something active people feel changes in the mental state, other words, just feel better. Thee main rule is not to do things that overwhelm you but some small thing that will not hurt your mental and physical health.