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What are the best ways to get out of a depressive state?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
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In brief: Opposite actions

If we're talking about a rather brief state and not a depressive disorder (which really requires treatment by a professional), here are some suggestions, which are consistent with the principle of "opposite action": 1.
Get moving (i.e., walking, exercising); 2. Count your blessings/appreciate; 3. Get together with 1 or more people; 4. Talk about their interests; 5. Set & work toward small goals.

In brief: Opposite actions

If we're talking about a rather brief state and not a depressive disorder (which really requires treatment by a professional), here are some suggestions, which are consistent with the principle of "opposite action": 1.
Get moving (i.e., walking, exercising); 2. Count your blessings/appreciate; 3. Get together with 1 or more people; 4. Talk about their interests; 5. Set & work toward small goals.
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