#049 An Exercise That Helps You Grow When You’re Feeling Depressed
When you’re feeling depressed, your brain will lie to you. It will work hard to convince you to do the things that keep you stuck in a depressed state.
If you’ve battled depression, you are likely aware of the struggles that come with it. Your thoughts will be negative. You’ll feel bad–both emotionally and physically.
Sometimes, depression needs to be treated with therapy, medication, or a combination of both. Professional help can be the key to helping you get relief from your symptoms.
But there are some exercises and strategies you can try on your own that can help you feel better.
So on today’s Friday Fix, I describe my favorite exercise for combatting depression. It can help you feel better and grow stronger.
Of course, doing something that might make you feel better is tough to do when you’re feeling depressed. Your depression will convince you that it won’t work and you shouldn’t bother to try. But pushing yourself to do some things can help you feel better.
Links and Resources:
My TEDx Talk – The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong