Stress typically resolves as life events change. However, stress can lead to mental health problems like anxiety and depression if it persists over long periods without relief. Depression is a mental health condition that requires a medical diagnosis.
What Are the Main Causes of Depression?
Abuse. Past physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can increase the vulnerability to clinical depression later in life.
Death or a loss
What are psychological and emotional signs of stress?
Depression or anxiety.
Anger, irritability, or restlessness.
Feeling overwhelmed, unmotivated, or unfocused.
Problems with your memory or concentration.
Making bad decisions.
Depression has many possible causes, such as genetics, brain chemicals and your life situation. Chronic stressful life situations can increase the risk of developing depression if you aren't coping with the stress well. There's also increasing evidence of links among poor coping, stress and physical illness
14 Tips On How To Deal With Depression and Stress
Stress management techniques are useful in coping with depression. Stress relief can also help prevent depressive symptoms from developing. Some helpful stress management techniques include:
1.getting enough sleep
2.eating a healthy diet
3.getting regular exercise
4.taking occasional vacations or regular breaks from work
5.finding a relaxing hobby, such as gardening or woodworking
6.consuming less caffeine or alcohol
7.doing breathing exercises to lower your heart rate
8.If lifestyle choices are causing you stress, you may consider changing the way you approach your personal or professional life. Some ways you can help decrease this kind of stress include:
9.putting yourself under less pressure to perform at work or school, such as by lowering your standards to a level you still find acceptable
10.not taking on as many responsibilities at work or activities at home
11.sharing responsibilities or delegating tasks to others around you
13.surrounding yourself with supportive and positive friends and family members
14.removing yourself from stressful environments or situations
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