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Opinion: Are You Having Suicidal Thoughts? Check These Tips to Deal With Depression

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Suicidal thoughts involve thoughts of feeling or planning to take your life. Anyone can experience suicidal thoughts; no matter the age, gender, race, religion and etcetera, although it is common to people dealing with intensive depression. However, it's worth to note that no matter how hopeless you are, there is still hope for tomorrow.

Bearing this in mind, you ought to take into consideration what can make you live in your future and not what can terminate your future aspirations. Therefore, it's prudent you get to know the following ways of dealing with suicidal thoughts in life:

Talk to your loved ones or someone you trust.

As the adage rolls, 'problem shared is half solved,' so does it mean. Sometimes we fail to get rid of suicidal thoughts because we are too introverted. Your family and friends can listen to your problems and offer you the support you need before your thoughts land you onto the frying pan. Therefore, it's vital that you disclose what you are going through as well as fearlessly sharing your thoughts in order to find out remedies for your horrible situations.

Go to a safer place.

Staying in lone environment would do nothing worse than creating opportunities for thinking wickedly. In fact, you'll be feeding up your mind with endless strings of questions that do not have answers. To avoid this, you need to be in a place where that keeps your mind busy. A public place where everyone can see you is more suitable. You can also go to a friend's or relative house.

Get rid of weapons around You

Arguably, one with suicidal thoughts is a frustrated being who gets angry with any object around. It's significant that you stay away from where you can access weapons like medications, gun, razor blades, knives among others that you can use to harm yourself unintentionally or intentionally. If you are under medication, allow someone to monitor your dosage in order to avoid overdose.

Avoid alcohol and drug abuse.

Taking alcohol or any other substance abuse can make you to harm yourself since you are not conscious. Some drugs leads to hallucinations and they can worsen your suicidal thoughts.Relax.Only do things that can make your mind relax. For instance, you can listen to soothing music, watch your favorite TV programmes, read a comedy book among others. In simple terms, you only need to do whatever makes you happy and relieves your mind from too much thoughts.

Seek professional help.

How frequent do you visit your therapists even if you're not stressed? Whenever you feel depressed, feel the thirst to seek help from a nearby therapist and they will help in offering guidance and counseling concerning your troubles. If your depression is severe, they may offer you antidepressants. Just beware that therapist offer the best treatment possible for victims of depression.

Do not lock yourself in the house.

Stay in touch with your loved ones and do not isolate yourself. Loneliness increases suicidal thoughts since one keeps thinking that they are alone in that problem. You can also ask your trusted ones to necessarily keep you company

Find distractions.

Do the activities that usually make you happy and particularly those that you enjoy doing most. Some of them can give you a reason to live the moment you continuously keep getting engaged. Look at your photos and videos and remind yourself of the good things in your life, atleast you'll see all the pleasurable moments you wouldn't want to miss having again.

Try to solve your problem.

Honestly, I believe It might not be the first time you are dealing with suicidal thoughts throughout your lifelong. You could have experienced it before and you managed to get over it. Try to remember some of the ways you used to solve it and don't get the shame in manoeuvring escaping ways.

Conclusively, every living being ought to take into account their reasons for living to be constructive. Think of the lives you can transform before you decide to terminate yours. Should you find even a single reason to live, do not let your stress put you down.

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