Start Recovering today. You’ve found your way to this article. Because you or someone you know has a need to make a positive and lasting change with regard to Major depression. If you’re not familiar with teenage depression, or what it feels and looks like. It can literally suck the life out of a person. In fact, many sufferers feel completely hopeless.
As Illness sets in and takes over their lives.“That’s the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end.” Elizabeth Wurtzel.
That said, it’s not always easy for these teen to start making positive changes. There is no instant gratification from any method available. It requires a lot of strength, immense amounts of energy, both emotional and physical can drain you physically. It requires willpower _which often is not available to a depressed teenagers. Parental & Therapist help and motivation it can be done. So what can you do to start the process of change in your life?
It’s really important to note too that at first you may be working on the symptoms rather than the cause.Do not to forget to work on your depression. That takes some deep diving, so get your oxygen mask and flippers ready. If you’re going to really get your feet wet with this journey. You’re going to have to keep at it listen to motivational videos while walking will keep you focus.
Recovering by Recognize and acknowledge your feelings
I’m not talking about the surface feelings that you feel every day. I’m talking about the emotions and psychological barriers you experience underneath it all. Do you feel intensely lonely? Why? Are you angry and frustrated? Why? Could you just scream for a whole hour and hope that everyone on the planet, heck – the whole galaxy even, hears you? Why? Only you can answer these questions and they’re usually buried very deep in your psyche. Talk to your therapist or someone you trust let it go.
change. There’s an awesome quote from Jim Rohn – “If you don’t like things the way they are, change it, you’re not a tree!” This couldn’t ring truer. Start by changing your inner voice.
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That means no more “I can’t” and more “I definitely can”. No more “I wish” and much more of “I’ve got it!” Living with depression doesn’t have to be a jail sentence and as strange as it may seem, it can help you grow emotionally. Remember one thing, depression wants you to think the worst when actually there really is hope, and you absolutely can make your way through this jungle of confusion.
These tips are good for adults too. I’ve suffered from depression and all these tips are true for me. Thank you!
I thought the number of people living with depression would’ve been higher. We are living in a time of need and debt and with that comes depression.
It definitely seems like it can be a long road. Having support along the way definitely helps.
This applies to everybody. It’s important that we learn how to get up and move on, regardless if we’re going to do it on our own or with people we care about.
You’ve got great tips. I just lost a friend and everything is just making me so sad. I can’t concentrate on work or sleep. 🙁
Shaney Vijendranath, If your sadness or sleepless nights become unbearable you may need to talk to someone.
…and a friend or family that would constantly remind someone depressed that the world is a beautiful place to live and day-by-day, God always has surprises along the way. 🙂 Have a great day!
Jim Rohn – “If you don’t like things the way they are, change it, you’re not a tree!”
What a wonderful quote! I have never heard it but it is one to keep in mind. Thanks for the tips they will be very helpful to people.
These are really great tips for myself lol. I have been suffering from depression lately and it is hard to overcome, these tips are absolutely helpful for those suffered from depression
I have a friend who suffered from depression. Aside from the professional help, we her friends and family made sure that we were there to support her.
Ourfamilyworld, Support is one of the best things you can do for someone who is going through bouts of depression.
These are great tips. I have learned i need to take life one day at a time. I can not get worried about tomorrow. I need to focus on today.
Life is hard when you suffer from depression, these are great tips to snap you out of your “funk” and to get you to start functioning again. 🙂
I agree these are good things for adults as well. I definitely think changing things is the first step in getting out of depression. I was in a bad marriage and my mom recognized I was spiraling down. She helped me get out with my kids, and 7 years later, my life is so much better.
Stephanie, Having people around you who you can lean on for support is great help.
You’re right with suggesting one move. Sitting idle allowing the depression to consume you will only allow it to worsen.
Thanks for the tips. I agree, we should always remind someone who’s depressed that the world is a great place to lived in and how loved she/he is.