The Six Helpful Steps for Beating Depression IQ Doodle outlines a six step process you can use to instantly make yourself feel better about yourself. Ideal for working through bouts of mild depression.
Here is the text description included within this IQ Doodle:
1) Examine Your Thoughts
You are feeling depressed because of how you have chosen to think about your life.
How am I thinking about things?
How does all this make me feel?
2) Optimize Your Physiology
How you feel depends on how you move and use your physical body.
- Stand Tall
- Breathe Deeply
- Move with Purpose
- Smile with Confidence
3) Find Reasons to Keep Going
Look into a mirror and give yourself a motivating pep-talk that inspires proactive action.
I am resilient and can get through anything…
I must keep moving forward because…
4) Ask Solution Focused Questions
Ask yourself questions that challenge your limiting beliefs and view of the world.
What stories am I telling myself about all this?
What’s a more helpful way to view this situation?
5) Seek Guidance and Direction
Discuss your experiences with those you trust and be open to listening to their viewpoints and ideas.
6) Live with Purpose
Set empowering goals, adjust your expectations and make happiness a top priority in your life.