7 Ways to Beat the Blues
If you’ve just tried sidestepping my previous suggestion because there just happens to be a 10-foot snowdrift trapping you indoors, I have an alternative! It’s called moving. You could, for example, put on some great music and get dancing. Leave the serious mood-music on the shelf (it’ll only feed your already low mood) and put on something that makes you tap along to the beat. It’s not simply a distraction, pleasant though it may be; it’s grounded in the knowledge that modest exercise is as good and sometimes better than antidepressant medication – and without the side effects.
10 Ways to Escape a Low Mood
When people feel low the main temptation is to let their mood get the upper hand. It doesn't need to be this way but thinking of ways to change the atmosphere and therefore the mood don't always come easily. Here are just a few things you might like to consider:
What to do when you feel like nobody cares
One of the common laments of someone who suffers from depression is, “Nobody cares.” When someone says these words it is often very hard to assess the reality of the situation. Let's explore the many meanings of the phrase, “Nobody cares” and challenge our assumptions in the process.
— Last Modified: 08/06/2012, First Published: 06/19/2012