Give me your general plan of attack for a sudden spat of depression!
August 26, 2014 1:26 PM Subscribe
I've found that regular exercise, walks, healthy eating, getting enough sleep, and therapy seem to help get me back to normal, but I'm looking for more concrete actions I can take to be proactive with my mental health, particularly when I'm feeling sad already. Do you have a standard depression-treating routine?
If I catch the flu, I have a pretty standard regime to try to get better. I eat lots of fruits and veggies and soup, sleep as much as possible, watch pixar films to stave off boredom, use a neti pot once daily, etc.. This works pretty well for me, but it took me a pretty long time to figure out that treating an illness immediately and 'aggressively' is an excellent idea, and even longer to figure out what sorts of treatments worked well for me. What similar sorts of things can you do when you get depressed for no particular reason?