Psychology research suggests that creating new habits is best done by integrating new routines into your day.
As we get older, our tastes change. To stay authentic, we need to keep on our toes, review our habits, and rediscover what we like.
When we are depressed, we find it hard to see how things could improve. Sometimes it helps to lower our sights, and start with small steps.
Do you have a personal project you don’t seem to get round to? Here are a couple of self-analysis checklists. See if they help you think through what’s blocking you.
Lack of motivation is a key symptom of depression. Although depression has many causes we can’t control, we can certainly learn to help ourselves.
Do you have a team of good people around you to help you grow as a person? Who are the positive and negative influences in your life?