Depression: Tips To Prevent It

Anna Smith
2 min readNov 17, 2020

Depression is something that has become a real issue over the past few years. At first, most people wouldn’t even take depression seriously. It was considered as something that can come and go.

As time has gone through people have started to take it as a serious health disorder. Serious measures are being taken to counter this health issue.

Although it can be controlled by following certain lifestyle changes. The following are some of the tips that can be quite vital in controlling depression.


If you are a lazy person and love to spend all your day as a couch potato then chances are that you get yourself trapped in depression. Laziness is also a health disorder that most of us don’t realize.

You can change your fitness routine by going for daily morning walks and also doing high-intensity workouts can help in improving your overall physical and mental health.


Meditation is an old way to relax your mind and body. People have been doing it for decades and due to the benefits that it can give you, the best way to control depression is to perform meditation twice a day.


There are certain foods that can help in improving your mental health. Foods that are rich in healthy fats, iron, and selenium are known to improve your brain health.

Sometimes eating the wrong foods upsets your gut health and this can increase the bad bacteria inside your gut, which will eventually send negative signals to your brain. This can lead to depression, anxiety, and stress.

Add protein coffee to your diet as it is rich in caffeine and protein. Both of which are great for your mental health.


Taking a break from your daily routine and going on a vacation can help a lot in giving your mental peace.

Sometimes all we need is a break and it can do wonders.


These are some of the things that you can do to control your depression and in the best case even prevent it. Apart from the things that I have mentioned above you should also stop overthinking, change your social circle, and start keeping yourself busy. These are some other tips that can help you overcome depression.



Anna Smith

My name is Anna. Friends call me Annie. I’m a writer by profession and foodie for love. I will share my thoughts on foods their benefits and side effects.