Depression

Depression is a severe illness that involves much more than feeling “sad” for a few days. It is a constant state of apathy, feeling of emptiness, tiredness, hopelessness or loss/gain of appetite that interferes with your daily life.

What is depression?

Feeling sadness at times is normal, and feeling a more prominent sadness is common when other problems in our lives appear, such as anxiety, so not every time we feel this way we can say that there is depression as such.

Depression appears when sadness is a daily constant, you can’t help but feel unhappy and dissatisfied, and sticking to the routine becomes a complicated challenge. Depression is an emotional disorder that negatively affects our behaviour, our thoughts and above all our mood. It is a constant feeling of inner discomfort that makes it difficult or impossible for the affected person to interact with any element of his or her environment in a positive way. It can even lead to isolation from friends or family, to stop doing those things that previously satisfied him or her and to lose all sense of life.

Depression symptoms

  • Intense sadness or feelings of hopelessness about the future
  • Lack of interest and motivation in things or loss of enjoyment.
  • Low self-esteem and even excessive guilt, as a kind of self-sabotage.
  • Lack of concentration and memory.
  • Alterations in appetite and sleep.
  • Excessive fatigue, everything becomes an effort.
  • And finally, sometimes thoughts related to death or desires to disappear can appear.
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  • Lack of concentration and memory.
  • Alterations in appetite and sleep.
  • Excessive fatigue, everything becomes an effort.
  • And finally, sometimes thoughts related to death or desires to disappear can appear.

How to overcome depression

With the help of your professional, the first objective is usually focused on self-care, promoting adequate rest and nutrition. Sometimes when you are depressed you start to move away from those little things that make you happy, or you lose the ability to appreciate and enjoy it, even leaving aside the more everyday tasks such as enjoying a meal, a walk with your pet, etc. 

That is why it will be good to try moving, taking on small challenges that will bring incentives and reasons for joy back into your life, always respecting your times, step by step. You can also address other areas of your life, such as your social and family relationships, or your work activities, trying to make them meaningful to you, without leaving aside those areas that are identified as the focus of the problem. Finally, it is common to try different techniques to reconnect with the illusion of living and establish future projects.

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That is why it will be good to try moving, taking on small challenges that will bring incentives and reasons for joy back into your life, always respecting your times, step by step. You can also address other areas of your life, such as your social and family relationships, or your work activities, trying to make them meaningful to you, without leaving aside those areas that are identified as the focus of the problem. Finally, it is common to try different techniques to reconnect with the illusion of living and establish future projects.

What is depression?

Feeling sadness at times is normal, and feeling a more prominent sadness is common when other problems in our lives appear, such as anxiety, so not every time we feel this way we can say that there is depression as such.

Depression appears when sadness is a daily constant, you can’t help but feel unhappy and dissatisfied, and sticking to the routine becomes a complicated challenge. Depression is an emotional disorder that negatively affects our behaviour, our thoughts and above all our mood. It is a constant feeling of inner discomfort that makes it difficult or impossible for the affected person to interact with any element of his or her environment in a positive way. It can even lead to isolation from friends or family, to stop doing those things that previously satisfied him or her and to lose all sense of life.

Depression symptoms

  • Intense sadness or feelings of hopelessness about the future
  • Lack of interest and motivation in things or loss of enjoyment.
  • Low self-esteem and even excessive guilt, as a kind of self-sabotage.
  • Lack of concentration and memory.
  • Alterations in appetite and sleep.
  • Excessive fatigue, everything becomes an effort.
  • And finally, sometimes thoughts related to death or desires to disappear can appear.
see more see less
  • Lack of concentration and memory.
  • Alterations in appetite and sleep.
  • Excessive fatigue, everything becomes an effort.
  • And finally, sometimes thoughts related to death or desires to disappear can appear.

Depression test

Do I have depression?

How to overcome depression

With the help of your professional, the first objective is usually focused on self-care, promoting adequate rest and nutrition. Sometimes when you are depressed you start to move away from those little things that make you happy, or you lose the ability to appreciate and enjoy it, even leaving aside the more everyday tasks such as enjoying a meal, a walk with your pet, etc. 

That is why it will be good to try moving, taking on small challenges that will bring incentives and reasons for joy back into your life, always respecting your times, step by step. You can also address other areas of your life, such as your social and family relationships, or your work activities, trying to make them meaningful to you, without leaving aside those areas that are identified as the focus of the problem. Finally, it is common to try different techniques to reconnect with the illusion of living and establish future projects.

see more see less

That is why it will be good to try moving, taking on small challenges that will bring incentives and reasons for joy back into your life, always respecting your times, step by step. You can also address other areas of your life, such as your social and family relationships, or your work activities, trying to make them meaningful to you, without leaving aside those areas that are identified as the focus of the problem. Finally, it is common to try different techniques to reconnect with the illusion of living and establish future projects.

Depression test

Do I have depression?

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