This method suggested the world's best neuropsychologists and recognized as effective in treating depression as antidepressants.
Depression occurs in that part of the brain thatresponsible for emotions - in the subcortex. To reduce its impact on your life, you need to mute the work of subcortical and move the main activity in the area of the neocortex, the area responsible for thinking. The neocortex can not lose heart.
Try the following. When you understand that plunge into a depression, instead of thinking, "I am sad and bad" - Get the solution of logical problems. Play games that require logical thinking (chess, sudoku puzzles - whatever) or simply close your eyes and start to sing his favorite song, only with full concentration on the words and melodies. Refuse to obey the wish to think about his depression. This simple exercise will reduce the activity of neurons in the subcortical and increase - in the neocortex, correcting the chemical imbalance that causes the disease.
Omega-3 fatty acids
Omega-3 fatty acids - essential substances,that help neurons to communicate with each other. People who do not get enough of these acids, more than others prone to depression. If you for some reason can not three times a week to eat fish, take vitamin supplements with omega-3 (recommended daily allowance - 1,000 mg).
Memorize: exercise and fresh air will replace your expensive medicines. Only three active half-hour walks a week - and you will feel better mood, concentration increases and thoughts become more neat and orderly.
If you allow yourself to run, jump,waving his arms and dance, endorphin level will rise so much that you can feel in love with life. And in this state, you are able to address all the challenges.
In addition to endorphins, regular exercisecauses the production of serotonin, a hormone responsible for the growth of new neurons, that is, for the excellent work of the brain. Conversely, low levels of serotonin - a direct path to depression.
Sleep disorders - both a cause and a consequence of depression. People suffering from depression, disrupted hormones serotonin and melatonin. Serotonin helps us to be cheerful during the day, and melatonin - sleep at night. Both hormones are interrelated: the lack of a lack of other triggers. During the depressed person is deprived of desires, all he wants to do - sleep. Sleepiness during the day makes it impossible to sleep at night. A failure rate of the day and night aggravates the disease.
Adhering to these rules, you will soon notice that the depression begins to recede.
- No physical and intellectual activity before bedtime. Allowed only a book or a calm positive conversation with someone else.
- Force yourself to go to sleep and wake up every day at the same time.
- Move bedtime to earlier. If you sleep enough, you will not have difficulty to wake up alarm clock, hating each new day of the rude awakening.
- Try to use a room in which you sleep, only to sleep. If this is not possible, block off the bed a screen or curtain. Let this place you associate only with sleep.
Do not think that all methods described - complex. Stop analyzing his condition, just start doing the above right now. The first step has already been made - you've read the article until the end. Help yourself and then - say goodbye to depression.