With so many shut in with Covid 19, depression is on the rise, along with suicides. Below is a list of ways to help relieve depression. There are also other articles online.
Six tips on relieving depression.
1. Keeping a positive attitude..
~Begin each day listing the things
you are thankful for. A book,
'Simple Abundance' has ideas to
~Meditate and listen to quiet
~Spend time in prayer.
2. Exercise daily
~walk 20 minutes a day, or as much
as you can.
~Try Qigong - a stretch/muscle
~Garden or swim
3. Face your fears. Talk about your
feelings with others. If you are a
cancer survivor join a support
group. The American Cancer
Society can locate a local group.
4. Limit alcohol. It does not eliminate
problems, but too much can create
5. Eat a healthy diet of lean proteins,
vegetables, and fruit. If you snack,
choose one protein, like cheese
or 1/4 cup nuts, and fruit.
6. Establish and keep routines. Have
regular bed and mealtimes.
This is not a complete list, and not all will work for everyone. Do get help if you need it. Depression is an illness and there is treatment.
Stay safe and stay healthy,
Until next time,
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