Depression is notjustsadness that stayswith you for a few weeks,depression isa condition that impacts your everyday thoughts, feelings,behaviour, or actionsin the long run
Anxiety and depression can occur at the same time, if you arealsoexperiencinganxiety,we have more information onhow to cope with anxiety
During timesofstress, anxiety and depression,you may experience a shift in diet and appetite that can also impact your lifestyle.Hence it is essential to eat mindfully and healthilyby choosing the types of foods andhow muchto eat. This willimprove your diet performance and can reduce symptoms of depression. Nutrients such as healthy fats, fibres to vitamins and minerals play a role inourmental health and function.Moreover, don’t forget the food pyramid. The foodpyramidis a basic starter and guides on what food groups we should consumeand how much we should consume.
You can take aBMI quiz andview your meal planbased onyour andyour body type.
Practising mediation regularly assist your brain in managing stress and anxiety that can be a root cause for depression. Meditation teaches our mind to maintain focus and to return to that focus when symptoms of depression interfere.
A stronger body = a stronger mind. Exercising releases endorphins and brain chemicals that can improve your sense of well-being. It also assists in building your confidence while allowing you to take your mind of negative thoughts or feelings that can arise from depression and anxiety. In times of Covid, gyms may not be open to everyone, however, there are many workout videos you may complete at home with just the tip of your finger.
Remember consistency is keyfor an effective workout.
Even just baking a batch of new cookies for yourself or creating new artwork or tryinganewcraft, getting creative enables productivity and assist in mindfulnessespeciallyduringtimes of depression
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Seeking online professional help is an important part of overcoming depression and anxiety.Just like the flu,fever or migraines, we should seek an expert or doctor when we need help. The same applies to our mindsas they arenot always perfect.
If there are any signsofdepression and anxiety especially during times of Covid,rest assured as our professionals are here to help you! If you would like to consult or connect with a professional feel free to download ourCyberClinicappontheApple Storeor onGoogle Play. You may alsohead to How it Workson how to download the app. Our practitionersofferMedicare rebates.
Remember,balance and consistencyiskey to everything. We understand your motivation mightbe low butif you are going through depression, anxietyorstress.Remember you are notaloneandCyberClinicis here for you. Start your online counselling now, improve your diet, begin your journey to exercising even if times are tough, you can do it!
Feeling better starts by talking to someone. We give you access to online support that can help you feel better. Our therapists can help you manage problems with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, eating disorders, child counselling and much more.
Take our short quiz so we can learn more about you and find out what areas in your life we can help you with.
Asking for help from a stranger is difficult, our app is built to help connect you with psychologists and counsellors that understand your specific needs and are more likely to connect with you personally.
Book your consultation with a therapist you’ve been matched with and take your first step towards a healthier, happier you