Challenge negative thought patterns. When you catch yourself thinking negatively, whether it's about yourself or another, write it down. Then write down a positive replacement. Just telling yourself not to be so negative won't do it. You need to see the positive side in order to change the negative.
Get an adequate amount of sleep. Whether you’re sleeping too little or too much, your mood suffers. Get on a better sleep schedule by learning healthy sleep habits. Dr. Garber’s Natural Solution for Sleep is our number one best selling formula because you fall asleep quickly, wake up feeling refreshed, without any side effects.
Expose yourself to a little sunlight every day. Lack of sunlight can make depression worse. Make sure you’re getting enough. Take a short walk outdoors, have your coffee outside, enjoy an al fresco meal, people-watch on a park bench, or sit out in the garden.
Practice relaxation techniques. A daily relaxation practice can help relieve symptoms of depression, reduce stress, and boost feelings of joy and well-being. Try yoga, deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, or meditation.
Fight the blues by managing stress. Not only does stress prolong and worsen sad feelings, it can also trigger it. In order to get over depression and stay well, it’s essential to learn how to minimize and cope with stress.
Nutritional supplementation such as a natural source,
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