Getting into depression is far easier than getting out of depression. Although friends and family may try their best to brighten your mood, you are in charge of your emotions and eventually it’s up to you to find the right solution. Eating healthy foods increases endorphin levels which can make you happy, while diets high in processed foods have been found to increase depression, irritation, and aggression. Regular exercise, particularly when done outdoors, is a proven mood brightener. Smoking and alcohol use, on the other hand, are both addicting and known depressants. Within 20-30 minutes of smoking the last cigarette, nicotine withdrawal begins and leads to anxiety, which is very closely related to depression.
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