Reaching out is not a sign of weakness and it won’t mean you are a burden to others, your loved ones care about you and want to help but if you don’t feel that you have anyone to talk to is never too late to build a relationship and improve your support network, I regularly say to my readers ask for help not because you are weak No it’s actually for you to remain strong so when you ask for help you are actually saying look help me to remain strong is not saying you are weak so ask for help and do not stop asking until you get it. It is a mindset management everything is not as it seems
Seek help talk to people get different perspectives and different views about certain things and then follow through don’t allow your mind a depressive mood, depressive mind to override your thinking to get you to that level you’re burst into a corner and you see no way out there is always a way
How To Reach Out For Depression Support
How do you reach out? Look for support from people who make you feel safe and cared for is not everybody that understands, it’s not everybody that has the skillset to know and how to help you cope so look for support from people who make you feel safe and cared for. the person you talk to mustn’t be able to fix you they just need to be a good listener someone who listening attentively and compassionately without being distracted or judging you so those are kind of people you look out for. Make meeting people one-on-one a priority yes phone calls, social media those are a great ways to keep intouch but they don’t replace the old good fashion in person quality time face to face, Hanging out, spending time to talk, gist. The simple act of talking to someone face to face about how you feel can play a big role in relieving depression and keeping it away, try to keep up with social activities even if you don’t feel like it even if you don’t have the drive keep up with social activities go out often when you are depressed. It feels more comfortable to retreat into your shell but being around other people will make you less depressed why there is a form of destruction at that time you look up to other people, you look at the event happening, you see things around. you are distracted From looking into yourself and seeing how empty you are so that destruction will go a long way to help you.
Find ways to help others the life is not all about you alone, it is nice to receive support but research shows that you get even bigger mood boost yourself from providing support yourself, for helping someone, for being there for someone, for showing care, kindness, love to someone else or a total stranger. It boost your mood so find ways both big and small to help others voluntarily, volunteer to do something for someone or Be a listening ear to a friend, do something nice for somebody find ways to support others.
Get A Pet why nothing can replace the human connection pet can bring companionship into your life and help you feel less isolated so get a pet caring for a pet can get you outside of yourself and give you a sense of being needed those are powerful antidote to depression
Join A Support Group For Depression being with others dealing with depression can go a long way to reduce your sense of isolation you can also encourage each other give and receive advice on how to cope and share experiences this help you to know that you’re not alone and there are other people like you and if other people like you are winning and I’m making good of their life haven’t been where you are and they share their experiences experiential knowledge help you to see that yes! if this person can do it I can also do it this is what a support group help you to achieve.
10 TIPS FOR STAYING TOUCH WITH FAMILY FRIENDS
10 tips how do you go about it
1. talk to one person about the way you are feeling
2. help someone else by volunteering
3. have lunch or have a drink with a friend
4. ask a loved one to check in with you regularly
5. accompany someone to the movie, to a concert, a small get-together, a wedding ceremony or a comedy program It can help you have awhole lot. get out…! accompany someone because most of the time you don’t have the personal drive but when someone else suggest lash on onto it and go… it will help you stay connected.
6. call or email an old friend.
7. go for walk with a workout friend.
8. Schedule a weekly dinner date.
9. meet new people by taking a class or joining a club. be intentional and deliberate about hanging out and connecting with each other.
10. confine in a clergy member teacher or maybe a sports coach confining with them open up share.
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