Depression is a serious mental health issue which if ignored can ruin a person’s identity. Understanding depression is initially difficult because we take the symptoms for granted. The constant shunning of symptoms may take a huge leap and adversely affect our health as a whole.
To deal with this mental disorder effectively there are five things you must know to understand depression. Please go through the points below:
Depression is not just sadness
Being sad is a completely different story than depression. Sadness is specific and the mood changes when something exciting happens. Depression rather is dangerous. You feel suffocated when you question your whereabouts. The crushed sentiments where you find no answers is what concludes to depression. Thus, depression is not just sadness.
You can’t be happy forcefully
Depression cannot welcome happiness easily. You undergo with various unanswered questions in your mind. Hence, when your mind isn’t relaxed you cannot grasp any happiness coming in your way. Hence, It is mentally impossible to stay happy when you are actually not.
Depression can be worse than the actual scenario
Whatsoever the situation is, depression can be worse than that. Overthinking and deep indulgence in the problem gives rise to more depressed conditions. Problems can be small but its effect may cause severe depression.
The stage of mental disorder
Depression is a mental disorder and no one can deny this fact. Biologically, a person who suffers from depression undergoes medical/mental disorder. Depression lowers the self-esteem of a person and takes away the ability to feel or think. A depressed person finds it hard to cope with the social environment, laugh or feel happy.
It affects you completely
The complete ‘you’ is destroyed. Depression affects you and your body as a whole. The ability to laugh, have fun and have social interactions, is all hampered. Further, physically you may feel weak, lethargic and ill which is all because of the hit of depression.
Therefore, try to stay positive with your environment if you want to feel relaxed. Medically, it is impossible to stay happy artificially neither you can control your feelings. However, to cope with the depression you have to build hope and faith. Take support of your near and dear ones. Communicate with those with whom you feel comfortable and try to get along with your friends if possible. Thus, in the coming time, you may feel healed from your depression.