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If you have a partner or are close to someone how long to get rid of acne scars who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you how long to get rid of acne scars love them. One day they may seem fine, and the next they are sad, distant and may push you away. It is important that you know that as a person how long to get rid of acne scars who is close to them and trusted by them, you can help your friend or partner have shorter, less severe bouts of depression. Mental illness is as real as physical illness (it is physical actually, read more about that here) and your partner needs you as much as they would how long to get rid of acne scars need to be cared for if they had the flu.

Your relationship may seem one-sided during these times, but by helping your partner through a very difficult and how long to get rid of acne scars painful affliction, you are strengthening your relationship and their mental health in how long to get rid of acne scars the long term. 1. Help them keep clutter at bay.

When a person begins spiraling into depression, they may feel like they are slowing down while the how long to get rid of acne scars world around them speeds up. The mail may end up in stacks, dishes can pile up in the sink, laundry may go undone as the depressed person begins to how long to get rid of acne scars feel more and more overwhelmed by their daily routine and how long to get rid of acne scars unable to keep up. By giving your partner some extra help sorting mail, washing dishes or using paper plates and keeping chaos in how long to get rid of acne scars check in general, you’ll be giving them (and yourself) the gift of a calm environment. (I’m a fan of the minimalist movement because of this, you can read more about that here.) 2. Fix them a healthy meal.

Your partner may do one of two things when they how long to get rid of acne scars are in a depressed state. They may eat very little, or they may overeat. In either case, they may find that driving through a fast food restaurant how long to get rid of acne scars or ordering a pizza online is just easier than fixing how long to get rid of acne scars a meal. Eating like this, or neglecting to eat will only degrade your partner’s health, causing them to go deeper into their depression. Help your loved one keep their body healthy, and their mind will follow. This is a great article that talks about the “brain diet” which can help the symptoms of depression, and this article talks about how our modern diet could how long to get rid of acne scars contribute to the recent rise in depression. Here is a recipe for a trail mix that is how long to get rid of acne scars quick to make and has mood-boosting properties. 3.Get them outside.

The benefits of getting outside for a depressed person are how long to get rid of acne scars huge. And it is possibly the last thing on earth your how long to get rid of acne scars partner will want to do. Take them to be somewhere in nature. Pack a picnic and lie in the sun, take a leisurely hike or plant a garden. Being barefoot in the dirt, or “ earthing” helps ground the body and reverse the effects of living how long to get rid of acne scars in a world of emf’s, and digging in soil can actually act as an antidepressant, as a strain of bacterium in soil, mycobacterium vaccae, triggers the release of seratonin, which in turn elevates mood and decreases anxiety. Sunshine increases vitamin D production which can help alleviate depression. My friend elizabeth wrote an excellent post about vitamin D how long to get rid of acne scars and its link to depression here. For more information about other sources of vitamin D, this is a great post as well as this. 4. Ask them to help you understand what they’re feeling.

If your partner is able to articulate what they are how long to get rid of acne scars going through, it will help them and you better understand what you how long to get rid of acne scars are dealing with, and may give insight into a plan of action for how long to get rid of acne scars helping your partner. Also, feeling alone is common for a depressed person and anything how long to get rid of acne scars that combats that feeling will help alleviate the severity and how long to get rid of acne scars length of the depression. 5. Encourage them to focus on self-care.

Depressed people often stop taking care of themselves. Showering, getting haircuts, going to the doctor or dentist, it’s all just too hard, and they don’t deserve to be well taken care of anyway in how long to get rid of acne scars their minds. This can snowball quickly into greater feelings of worthlessness since how long to get rid of acne scars “now I’m such a mess, no one could ever love me”. Help your loved one by being proactive. Tell them “I’m going to do the dishes, why don’t you go enjoy a bubble bath?” can give them the permission they won’t give themselves to do something normal, healthy and self-loving. 6. Hug them.

Studies show that a sincere hug that lasts longer than how long to get rid of acne scars 20 seconds can release feel-good chemicals in the brain and elevate the mood of how long to get rid of acne scars the giver and receiver. Depressed people often don’t want to be touched, but a sincere hug with no expectation of anything further how long to get rid of acne scars can give your partner a lift. 7. Laugh with them.

Telling a silly joke, watching a comedy or seeing a stand up comedian will how long to get rid of acne scars encourage your partner to laugh in spite of themselves. Laughing releases endorphins and studies show can actually counteract symptoms how long to get rid of acne scars of depression and anxiety. 8. Reassure them that you can handle their feelings.

Your partner may be feeling worthless, angry and even guilty while they are depressed. They may be afraid that they will end up alone how long to get rid of acne scars because no one will put up with their episodes forever. Reassure them that you are in the relationship for the how long to get rid of acne scars long haul and they won’t scare you away because they have an illness. 9. Challenge their destructive thoughts.

A depressed person’s mind can be a never-ending loop of painful, destructive thoughts. “I’m unlovable, I’m a failure, I’m ugly, I’m stupid”. Challenge these untruths with the truth. “you’re not unlovable, I love you. You aren’t a failure, here are all the things you’ve accomplished.” 10.Remind them why you love them.

Look at pictures of happy times you’ve had together. Tell them your favorite things about them. Reminisce about your relationship and all the positive things that how long to get rid of acne scars have happened, and remind your partner that you love them and they how long to get rid of acne scars will get through this.

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