As tempting, as it may appear to quit your job, this may not be the best solution but there are many things you can incorporate in your life to keep symptoms of depression at bay.
- Find time for yourself
Regularly engage in physical activities like sports or lifting weights , take care of the way you look and smell.
Meditate whenever you can. Studies have shown how mediation can increase serotonin levels in your body. Recognize that life is a finite entity with an expiration date on it, so prioritize your tasks and be reasonable with your expectations.
- Find a larger purpose
Find a purpose in life that goes beyond your work and family, find a mechanism that you feel connected to and push yourself hard in it to find out what you are life is truly capable of doing to you.
- Speak out
Human beings are creatures of expression, it is important you speak about what you feel and think with someone, it can be a friend, family or a counselor but talking is important, remember most of our problems in life could be fixed with an honest conversation.
- Eat clean
Latest research shows that severe deficiencies in nutrients and essential vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids may contribute to depression and anxiety. Try and eat all your veggies and fruit, and if you can’t then use supplements to aid you.