Depression is something that has plagued millions of people across the globe so far. And the number of people coming under its influence is increasing with each passing day. In such a scenario, depression may be considered one of the most dreaded mental conditions in the world. There is probably no one who hasn’t even for once felt depressed in life. Although a large group of people suffers from chronic depression, most others feel light depression off and on. And that is why the need of the hour is to look for and employ ways that counter depression. If you are clueless as to what ways to choose, then here is a 30 Day Anti Depression Challenge that you can try out-
30 Day Anti Depression Challenge
Day 1- This is your day to say ‘no’ to the social media.
Day 2- Call up your best friend. No, not a text message. It has to be a call.
Day 3- Turn on your iPod and listen to all your favorite songs.
Day 4- Do some light exercise, at least for 15 minutes. You can also engage in restorative activities like yoga.
Day 5- Replace all artificial flowers in your house with fresh ones and draw all the window curtains aside to allow the sun in.
Day 6- Give a tight hug to someone you love most.
Day 7- This 30 Day Anti Depression Challenge won’t be complete without a kind act. So, do something for someone else without wanting anything in return.
Day 8- Take out some time and watch a comedy movie or many back to back.
Day 9- Dance to your heart’s content to some peppy music.
Day 10- No complaints, please! Make sure you maintain your no complaining schedule throughout the day.
Day 11- Treat yourself to some favorite dish. No matter how expensive it is.
Day 12- Paint!
Day 13- Dress up or adorn yourself with beautiful items of adornment.
Day 14- Start reading a new book!
Day 15- Walk for some time in a meadow or a road flanked by beautiful scenery.
Day 16- Give time to your pet. Play with it for long!
Day 17- Get a beauty salon treatment. A pedicure, manicure or whatever you want in the name of pampering.
Day 18- Spend some private time with your beloved. Talk your heart out!
Day 19- Planting flowers is a great depression killer.
Day 20- Take a destination-less drive.
Day 21- Try your hands at cooking. Bake something from the scratch!
Day 22- Take a really long afternoon nap, with your phone switched off!
Day 23- Write a note- anything you feel. Writing diary pages can help you release your stress and get rid of depression.
Day 24- Declutter your room. It will offer you a great deal of peace.
Day 25- Shop your heart out!
Day 26- Gift someone with something they have been wanting for long. This is a great way to see someone as well as yourself happy.
Day 27- Take your parents out on dinner. By seeing them happy, you will feel a lot of joy yourself!
Day 28- Take a long vacation. Vacations are an amazing way to do away with stubborn depression.
Day 29- Find an excuse, and take a day off from work. Work adds to stress and in turn to depression.
Day 30- Would you love this 30 Day Anti Depression Challenge if it didn’t have a hang-out day? Well, we heard you say ‘no’! So, this is your hang-out day, enjoy with your friends!
So, isn’t this 30 Day Anti Depression Challenge amazing? Yes, by all means! After a month of good living- doing things that offer pleasure to you and people around you, you will be able to see a sea of change in how you feel emotionally. We hope this challenge puts an end to your depression, helping you rediscover yourself.