Shut off your Tv! Many people become depressed from sitting in front of the television for hours on end. You are watching lies over and over, and if you start comparing your life to what you are watching, you are sure to become depressed. Even too much news can lead to depression.

To get the most out of life avoid procrastination at all costs. Putting something off for the future just means you’ll never get around to doing it. The first step is always the hardest, but once you’ve started doing something important you’ll find it gets easier and easier to keep going.

Use positive visualization as part of your every day life. Picture yourself achieving the goals you want. Picture your life as being better than it is today. Doing this regularly sets your mind on a course for positive results. Positive visualization is scientifically proven to work for most individuals.

If you spend a lot of time complaining about your situation and the condition of your life, but aren’t acting on the advice that is given to you, they will eventually reach a point that you won’t like. They will eventually grow tired of your whining and may cut you off or seriously think about it.

Symptom. People who are extremely depressed and who may be thinking about hurting themselves or about suicide need help as soon as possible. When depression is this severe, it is a very real medical emergency, and an adult must be notified. Most communities have suicide hotlines where people can get guidance and support in an emergency.

At the beginning of this article I said that depression and crazy is not something to be afraid of. This is because it can be overcome. I am living proof that it can be overcome because I have overcome it. I take my medication daily and I treat my medication as if they are vitamins. I do not drink alcohol, smoke, or do any illegal drugs. I work for my money and I have friends I can talk to.

Never stop a medication on your own. Many people will start a new medication when they are feeling down then immediately stop taking it when they are feeling better. This is a terrible idea as it can actually cause you to feel even worse than you did initially. Always consult a doctor before stopping.