Depression should not weigh you down

depressed 002.jpgDepression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel the way you think and how you act

It is treatable ,depression causes feeling of sadness or loss of interest in activities once enjoyed.

Depression symptoms can vary from mild to severe and can include

  • feeling sad or having a depressed mood
  • loss of interest or pleasure in activity once enjoyed
  • changes in appetite -weight loss or gain unrelated to dieting
  • trouble sleeping or sleeping to much
  • loss of energy or increased fatigue
  • increase in purpose physical activity
  • feeling worthless or guilty
  • difficulty thinking,concentrating or making Decision
  • thought of death or suicide.

depression is caused by different reasons but there are a number of factor that may increase the chances of depression

  • Abuse

past physical sexual or emotional abuse tend to increase the likelihood for one to be depressesed

  • Conflict

personal conflict or dispute with family members or friends

  • Death or loss

sadness or grief from the death or loss of a loved one

  • Genetics

A family history of depression may increase the risk,its through that depression is a complex.

other personal problems,problem such as social isolation due to other mental illness or being cast out of a family or social group.

all in all what people don’t understand is denying yourself expression can also lead to depression.

depression has taken a lot of our youth and also adult who enter into crisis and end up committing harm to themselves little do they know its symptoms and also it can be cured

the following are the simple treatment that can work miracles

  • regular excercises

people tend to ignore that normal exercise can reduce stress which leads to depression.

exercise create positive feeling and also improves moods


  • Getting Enough quality sleep.

we tend to over work yourself in the name of burning the midnight oil but it has negative effect to our emotional,mental  being

sleep is one of traditional way to reduce the chances and reliefs depression

one quote “if you are depressed take a deep rest” a good night  sleep can work miracles

  • eating a health diet

food has an emotional fulfilling aspect. you should eat a proper diet people tend to eat anything during those hard moment but eating a proper diet not does it make you feel good but also makes you have a healthy body and mind

  • self help and coping

its advocated to seek for help ,no one is meant to be an island to interact find self help group.try to find organisation around your area that have the support you need


written by innocent keith

Published by Innocent Keith

Self motivated and instrument of change. A graduate of Technical University of Mombasa with a Bachelors in Mass Journalism, which has empowered me with instrument and tools to be an effective communicator. I am motivated to be an instrument of change in my society and i see a time like this calls for a exemplary leader to impact change.

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