It can knock you off your feet pretty quickly this stay at home mom depression and when it does you need to fight back quickly. You must be in tip-top shape in order to help your children as best you can. When you go down, they go down and it can quickly become a never ending spiral that is hard to climb out of. In order to stay on top of this black depression, or dig your way out of it, here are some tips that you can put to use immediately.
1. Start the day on a high note
No matter what your thoughts may be when you first wake up in the morning, make your way to the shower and get prepared for a brand-new day. Get refreshed and put on a bit of makeup. You don’t have to look like you’re dressed for the prom – just make yourself presentable so that you look and feel good. This in itself is a great picker-upper that will lift your spirits for the new day ahead.
2. Stop watching or reading the news
Quite honestly, when you read too much bad news or even worse see it displayed on a television set, it will get you down. When you witness all of the bad and evil in the world, it can seem that everything and everybody is experiencing something negative in their lives. This is far from true. In fact, there are a lot more good things going on in the world than there are bad. When you surround yourself with these bad news items, however, it can make the world seem like a hopeless mess.
When you look down at your sons or daughters you’ll want to envision a world where life is good for them. You’ll want to let them know that great things are in store for them later in life and that they can do anything that they put their minds to. You can do this best by implementing positive thoughts on your end by getting rid of the negativity that surrounds you. Turn off the news and stop your newspaper subscription. It will do you wonders!