A lot of people who are exerting too much of their brain power usually exhaust not only their physical strength when engaging in various multi-tasking activities; they also tend to overextend their brains up to the point when it plainly needs some good old time for relaxation.
A lot of busy people who seem to work too hard cannot fathom the idea of relaxing and taking time off from work, as well as their worries, tend to actually start having nervous breakdowns, anxiety and depression and all sorts of mental illnesses that can cause a person’s sanity to go haywire, fortunately, if you’re one of those poor unfortunate People who are unable to distress and is constantly worried and fussing over things, there are actually available cures and various treatments for treating anxiety and depression.
Anxiety and depression are actually characterised by all sorts of irregularities and erratic behaviour from the person who is suffering from it; this is usually due to certain stress triggers that may tend to easily cause a person undue jitters and stress. Also, a lot of people who tend to get easily nervous over stressful activities are prone to having anxiety and depression; it’s just a matter of being strong-willed when it comes to facing difficult and stress-prone activities. It may be pretty hard to overcome at first, but trying to be calm and cool in times of extreme pressure is what’ll actually save your mental health from going totally downward spiral.
When it comes to effectively curing one’s self of a mental illness, one must keep in mind that you have to actually be honest with yourself and assess what kind of depression or mental illness you actually have, go to a reputable psychiatrist to get yourself diagnosed correctly as well as be able to get the right depression treatment for yourself. Here are the various types of depression:
Manic or Bipolar depression – characterised by sudden and extreme changes in one’s mood wherein one minute he or she is in an elevated state of euphoria while the next minute (day or week) he or she is feeling to be in a personal hell.
Postnatal depression – characterised by a prolonged sadness and a feeling of emptiness by a new mother wherein physical stress during childbirth, an uncertain sense of responsibility towards the newborn baby can be just some of the possible factors why some new mother goes through this.
Dysthymia – characterised by a slight similarity with depression, although this time, it’s been proven to be a lot less severe, of course, with any case, should be treated immediately.
Cyclothemia – characterised by a slight similarity with Manic or Bipolar depression wherein the individual suffering from this mental illness may occasionally suffer from severe changes in one’s moods.
Seasonal Affective Disorder – characterised by falling in a rut only during specific seasons (i.e. Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn) studies, however, prove that more people actually fall into a rut more during the Winter and Autumn seasons and lastly, Mood swings, wherein a person’s mood may shift from happy to sad to angry in just a short time.
But the type of depression that has actually been proven to be quite common among people is anxiety depression, which is actually characterised by the state of being overly anxious about things. Anxiety, a supposedly normal behaviour that’ll actually help a person adjust more to a certain stressful activity like first date jitters or a gruelling exam the following day. Anxiety actually helps you get psyched up towards facing certain “difficult situations”; anxiety, therefore, is actually a good thing. Anxiety depression, however, is simply the opposite, not to be easily dismissed as a “case of the nerves”; Anxiety depression is in actuality an illness that can be caused by the biological makeup of an individual, or in other words, a hereditary illness.
Also, there are actually various types of Anxiety depression, each having its own unique characteristics. Take for example Generalised Anxiety Disorder or GAD, this kind of Anxiety depression is a lot more complicated than the average Anxiety depression, in spite of possibly being a day-to-day habit for those who suffer this kind of Anxiety depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder actually makes the individual quite more paranoid than usual, anxiety attacks are more frequent, even absurd at times. They can even be anxious even when there’s no apparent reason that calls for them to behave in such a way. People suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder actually shows a lot of symptoms, from lack of sleep, to being unable to relax, getting tired easily, cannot concentrate on what they’re doing and even suffering from depression. This kind of Anxiety depression is still curable; just a little work will actually do the trick.
Consult a reputable cognitive behaviour therapist who’ll help give the individual the therapy that he or she needs to help him or her loosen up, challenge and overcome negative thoughts also prescribed medicines are sort of a must to help these individuals battle anxiety attacks, help them calm down and relax.