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10 Sure Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

Clive Williams is an internet researcher and writer on many genres. He has a BSc. Degree in Information Systems.

Overcome Depression

Overcome Depression

Depression Explained

Millions of people globally suffer from some kind of depression. Depression is quite common and is classified as a medical illness which negatively affects how you think and feel. People who are always depressed constantly have negative thoughts and basically a bad outlook on life overall. They eventually become withdrawn from simple to major activities and begin to lose interest in a lot of things. Constant depression can lead to negative effects at home with family and at work. But having depression is not the end of the world. There are many natural ways to overcome severe depression other that constant supply of pills recommended by a Psychiatrist.

1. Get A Pet

Animals have been known to help improve the overall health, mentally and physically of their owners. The most common and well-loved pets are cats and dogs. A pet’s love is much different than that of a human, and sometimes all it takes to help soothe your depression is a purr of the cat or a wagging of the dog’s tail. There have been many studies which shows that dogs reduce stress, depression and anxiety. They provide great companionship and encourage exercise and improve your health significantly. Cats have been known to help heal their owners with the frequency of their purrs. Animals make great companions and sometimes people who suffer from severe depression needs a different kind of energy around them to help them fight that battle.


2. Get Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an ancient remedy used by the Chinese which targets certain nerves in the body responsible for healing and relaxation. Millions of people have used acupuncture for various ailments including anxiety disorder and depression. Seek out a good acupuncture specialist and ensure that when you go, you specify what your ailment is so the specialist can target that area.


3. Change Your Diet

Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. If you are going through constant depression, one way to help overcome this is to begin eating high fiber and rich protein foods. Cleans your gut from any form of junk foods and begin an intake of leafy green vegetables. Nuts such as almonds, cashews,etc. Include beans and lean meat in your diet. But ensure that you have a balanced diet and eat in small portions. The intake of junk foods directly has a negative effect on the brain.


4. Redecorate or Reorganize You and Your Space

Having a new or different look on the Physical things around you can help with your depression. You can shift things up around the home to create a different looking environment. You can add new or fresh paint to walls or simply hire someone to do a small redecorating. It will seem like you are in a new environment and may help you mind shift focus for a while. While reorganizing your home, it is a good idea to reorganize yourself also. Go out and get some new clothes, shoes etc. Get a fresh hair cut or a new dazzling hair style. Pamper yourself a little and tell yourself you deserve it.


5. Listen Healing Music made at 528mhz

Everything around us is vibrates at a certain frequency. Our own bodies vibrate repeatedly to keep us alive. The human body is in tuned with certain frequencies which can either harm or heal us. One of those frequencies is the 528Mhz frequency. This frequency promotes mental and physical healing of the entire human body. It is known as the “love” frequency. It is embedded in nature, and is present in everything from Chlorophyll to human DNA. It also has mathematical significance and is a proven healing factor. You can download sounds and music with this frequency off the internet and simply play your depression away.

Overcoming Depression

Overcoming Depression

6. Remove the Negative Energy

If there is something or someone that constantly ignites your depression, the most natural thing to do is remove yourself from such energy. If your job triggers your depression, find a new job. If you are in a relationship that rots your mind and drains your physical energy leading you to severe depression. It’s time to ditch that relationship and move on. Remember, self-preservation is always first. Some relationships are just too toxic and will more likely to break you than build you. Relationships should be mutual love and support and not one of a depressive union.


7. Get Some Good Sleep

Sleep is needed to re-energize your entire body. When you lack sleep you feel restive, you lack energy and end up in depressive states. Insomnia is very common among depressed patients. Evidence suggests that people with insomnia have are ten times more likely of developing depression compared with those who sleep well. Having a good sleep doesn’t necessarily mean sleeping at nights. You should ensure that you get the required and necessary rest, whether day or night to refresh your body and fight the depression which can be caused by lack of rest.


8. Surround Yourself with Things You Love

What better way to overcome your depression than having things around you that don’t make you feel depressed? Whether it be a picture of your family or your favorite meal. Whether it be always in tuned to your favorite cooking show or engulfed in a romance novel. You need things around you that you love to help your mind shift focus and snap out of its depressive state.


9. Talk / Go Out Frequently With Friends and Family

People who suffer from depression tend to want to be locked away in a dark room, sinking themselves deeper into even more depression. But by talking frequently to good friends and family who have a positive and fun outlook on life can help you to ease out of depression also. Go out and have fun with family and friends and shift your focus from the dungeon state it dwells in.


10. Exercise Frequently

Frequent exercise has so many benefits than just helping to overcome depression. It keeps you fit, helps to cut fat and is simply good for your heart and increases blood flow to the brain. When you exercise, your body releases endorphins which is your body’s own natural antidepressant. That’s right, your body is capable of helping to fight depression all by itself. The more you continue to exercise, the less likely your chances of falling into depression. All you have to do is get up and start your day off with some simple exercise such as walking, running or even cycling.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

© 2019 Clive Williams

Comments

FlourishAnyway from USA on October 23, 2019:

Good ideas for mild depression

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 22, 2019:

Tank you Lamon

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 22, 2019:

thanks Lora

Lorna Lamon on October 22, 2019:

An excellent article with lots of great tips and advice in how to treat depression naturally.

Lora Hollings on October 21, 2019:

Great suggestions, Clive. Adopting a pet from a shelter or a rescue is a wonderful recommendation. First, you will feel good about saving a life and these animals can offer great companionship as their love is given unconditionally. Diet, exercise, getting enough sleep, developing relationships with people who are good for you and finding a hobby that you'll enjoy, these are all great suggestions. This is an excellent and well written article.

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 21, 2019:

Eric..you are indeed a winner

Clive Williams (author) from Jamaica on October 21, 2019:

God Bless you Ruby.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on October 21, 2019:

These are good suggestions Clive. Healing depression naturally is great.

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on October 21, 2019:

Bring it on! I have depression and the natural cures are fantastic. What? Playing around and eating great food and all you need is a prescription for fun. I do not have a dog though. A major failing. Dogs love their butts scratched. So do I, not happening. Can you imagine playing soccer because your doc. says you have to? Cooking and painting and gardening, all prescribed and no co-pay. A perpetual vacation all demanded by family friends and doctors. My co-horts in biz give me extra dollars to stay happy. That is cray cray.

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on October 21, 2019:

Clive, this sounds like a winner. I didn't want to write or be around people when my son died of cancer in December. I also blamed God. I have always exercised, but I stopped doing that too. Then one day I just got tired of being tired. I started exercising again and watched my diet, slowly I began to feel better and went back to church. It took some soul searching and lots of praying to see that my son was now pain free and in heaven. Your research on this article is excellent. Thank you for sharing.