Depression according to Merriam Webster is stated as a disorder marked especially with sadness, inactivity, difficulty in thinking and concentration; a significant increase or decrease in appetite and time spent sleeping with feelings of dejection and hopelessness. A depressed person is usually dejected, unimpressed with life and spends most of his or her time in an inactive state thinking irrelevant thoughts.
Some of the common symptoms of depression are:
- Feelings of helplessness
- Lack of interest
- Loss of Appetite
- Loss of energy
- Self detestation
Can you identify with any of these symptoms? If so, you may be facing depression. But there is no need to panic, there is always light at the end of the tunnel. There is certainly a cure for depression if you are willing to work at it.
I agree going through depression isn’t easy. Your difficulties are real and your willingness to overcome it is appreciable. Every problem has a solution. Depression is a state of mind being caught in a rut of hopelessness and absence of the zest of life. It is possible to get out of this rut if you are willing to be patient and determined to beat it out. Listed here in this article is some information that could help you to deal with depression and lead a fulfilling life.
First things first, If you haven’t sought for medical help and you feel that you need to seek for an expert help then make it as your first priority. Speak with a medical counselor about the problems that you are facing. The counselor and you after an initial discussion could work on some solution to overcome depression.
Speaking is easy but doing it could actually be tough. As hard as it may seem, but yet you could get involved in little things that could take your mind off depression. Get started with your hobby or join a self help group, if not volunteer yourself for a community project that could keep you engaged. These activities could give you a sense of worth and that is a good step towards dealing with depression.
Remember, nothing happens overnight. Therefore do not panic about anything. The famous Chinese proverb says “The journey of 1000 miles begins with the first step”. Therefore take little steps in the right direction and soon you will lead a happy and fulfilling life free from depression.