About Depression: Types, Depression thoughts
Why won’t anyone talk about this?
Why is one clearly stated as mad if they want to go for medical attention?
Depression is one of the major issues in every youngster today, but we still ignore it.
The emptiness feeling, the misery
Are you the next? Why don’t we freely talk about it?
I am sure I don’t need to explain the word as we are all aware of this.
This mood swing disorder can lead to continuous sadness, and loss of interest in everything and can lead to suicide even.
I don’t know how many strong people have gone through the same and have threatened their life themselves.
Remembering our loving and all-time favourite Sushant Singh Rajput, here is the one article you must read whenever you feel the same. The content not only provides a solution but will also make you aware of your subconscious mind.
Although mental pain is less dramatic than that physical pain, it is more common and hard to bear. The world health organisation estimates show that every 1 out of 5 suffers from depression.
There is nothing to be ashamed of
Depression can hit you at any stage of your life. Even the brightest people like Jim carry, Diana princess, Deepika Padukone, jk Rowling and many others have gone through this phase and have talked about it openly. They overcome it with their will and strength and so can you.
General symptoms of depression –
• Emptiness and hopelessness feeling
• Anger, anxiety and frustration
• Loss of interest and pleasure in everything
• Disturbance in sleep pattern
• Sudden weight loss or weight gain
• Loss of appetite
• Difficulty in thinking, concentrating and making decisions
• Suicidal thoughts
When to see a doctor
Depression is not a thing to be delayed, medical attention is quickly required. Seek a doctor’s consultation with the help of the closest one in your life.
What exactly can you do to get out of this ?
The prolonged sadness state of depression stays inside you for about 2-3 weeks says modern science.
One needs to understand that no one has depression, you suffer from it. It feels as if you have fallen into a bottomless pit. But not everything is what it seems.
No matter how bad your depression is, it can be cured completely. You need to bring about certain discipline in your
Step 1 – decide
This is the very first step where you need to decide whether you want to get over it or not. This will lead your life to a path of stability, peace and happiness.
Connect with the five nature elements – fire, earth, water, air and Akash. In today’s life, we have lost complete connection with them and as a result, diseases are on the rise. If you connect back to them, you will be in a state of rest you have never been in before.
The water element life.
Remember how you feel fresh and relaxed after bathing? (connection of your body with the water)
Therefore do not miss out on bathing any day.
Mind and body are connected at the same level. How you nourish your body defines your state of mind.
The earth element
Eating the right food will generate enough neurotransmitters. Remember anti-depression pills are never the right solution. It has a lot of side effects.
Avoid pills like Prozac until you are in severe depression. Things you can do to stay in touch with the earth can be – Avoiding junk goods would help too.
Walk barefoot in the grasses.
You can go gardening.
Spend time with nature and it will make you happy from within.
Ever remember how happy you were as a child when you played in the mud and messed up your whole body with it.
The fire element Have you noticed why you feel low and lazy during the winter?
Research and studies prove that body feels more active and happy when you stay in the sunlight than that at night.
Stay under the morning sunlight a few times to experience this again.
Greet the sun with sun salutations.
During winters, you can light a bonfire.
Trataka can help. They can even be life-changing.
The air elements Move out. Instead of staying behind closed doors all the time, let the air touch your body.
Spend 10 minutes every day doing breathing exercises like anulom vilom, kapal bhati and bhramari. They send calming signals to your brain.
They will just simply change the direction of your day. They will give you good vibes and happiness. Go for meditation. You all know the benefits of it and it is not needed further explanation.
The Akash element Ether is the subtlest of all elements but has a major impact.
Do you notice how music can make you sad or happy instantly?
This is the power of Akash.
Go for soothing instrumental and classical music. They will instantly lift up your mood. Some of the suggested music is
Other tips are here –
• Stay away from negativity (negative people, negative surroundings, negative news or negative foods)
• Wake up early in the morning
• Give yourself a body massage
• Exercise daily
• Visit a place of worship
• Blurt all of yourself in front of your mirror. Trust me, it helps.
• Read biographies of people who have fought depression.
• Watch motivational movies and podcasts
Brahmi – massage your head with Brahmi herbs oil. It will greatly soothe your brain. You can also put one drop of Brahmi essential oil in each of your nostrils.
Badam Rogan – you can add 1 tbsp. of Badam Rogan oil with cow milk and have it 30 minutes before sleep.
Even if you are fine but know someone who is in depression, please do not underestimate the seriousness of depression and help them. Helpings are definitely a choice for you that you can make. Depression is serious but curable.
Remember, it’s just a temporary issue. Don’t expect much from others. Take charge into your own hand and consider it as an opportunity to grow out of it even stronger than ever before. When you will turn back, you will understand that this phase of yours in your life was necessary. In fact, you will feel blessed that you have experienced it and have overcome it.