PREPARATORY ACTION STEPS AGAINST
If you anticipate a depressing event to occur, advanced planning
could be used to reduce the negative outcome. Assume you have an
idea that you are about to fail in your exams. Finding alternative
solutions and seeking help on how to handle the situation could
Emotionally working through an undesirable outcome in advance is
usually a lot better way of handling the situation than pretending
the event is not going to happen.
When the depressing event does occur, you should try your best
to get the feeling of sadness off your chest to reduce depression.
A good cry can sometimes relieve sadness. Punching through thin air
or beating a pillow can release anger from your body.
After going through a horrendous experience, try your best to
start anew. There’s so many things you can do to bring back joy and
vitality into your life.
Here are 6
• Set goals that you’re interested in pursuing and work
hard on it.
• Do something you enjoy.
• Help others in attaining their ambitions.
• Plan to do exciting, interesting activities.
• Bond and spend lots of quality time with your loved ones
• Have lots of great experiences, not just big
The above list isn't just the advice of therapists.
Many people who have overcome depression say that things such as
enjoying time with the family, finding new career or hobby
interests, playing their favorite sports, and getting involved in
community service have done wonders in reducing their
Many experts believe full recovery from depression would come
quicker if you set about setting up and trying to learn how to
re-capture the joys of living. It could be a much better
alternative than taking anti-depressant pills.