By Stan Popovich
It is not easy to deal with depression and anxiety in the
business world. Getting help from a professional should be the
first thing you do if you deal with depression. Many companies
nowadays have different programs for their employees. Talk to
your Human Resources Representative on a confidential basis
ask if your employer has any such programs.
If your place of work doesn’t have any programs then ask your
doctor or local mental health clinic. Help is available if you
look hard enough.
With the help of a professional, evaluate the source of your
depression. Knowing what is causing your depression can go a
long way. Once you know why you are feeling depressed, then it
is easier to find the ways to overcome it.
A good way to manage your depression is to learn how to deal
with your negative thinking. If you get thoughts that make
fearful or anxious, challenge those thoughts with positive
statements. Try to minimize the fear behind the thought by
thinking of something positive or constructive.
When we worry or get depressed, we tend to worry on
assumptions. Sometimes our exaggerated ideas can make us
even more. Remember to get all of the facts of your current
circumstances. Getting the facts can make us aware of what is
reality and what is not. Before you worry about something, get
the necessary information on your situation. Don’t assume
Take things one at a time. Do not look too far ahead. Next
or next month will take care of itself.
Your not alone in dealing with depression and anxiety. If you
have such a problem, you can take steps to solve your current
problem. They key is to get help from a counselor and to be
persistent in finding the ways that will get rid of your
anxiety and depression. Remember that there is hope.
you or the person who is struggling will eventually get
About The Author: Stan Popovich is the author of "A Layman's
Guide to Managing Fear” an easy to read book that presents a
overview of techniques that are effective in managing
persistent fears and anxieties. For additional information go