The #1 Cause of Chronic Depression and How You Can Turn It Off

Cause of Chronic Depression

Saturate your mind: 

positive mind

Saturate your mind with positive youtubes, books and music – anything that makes you feel good and moves you in the direction of focusing on the positive.

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Practice imagining: 

Practice imagining your perfect life as if it has already happened. Indulging your imagination will unlock the positivity that already exists inside you. It is also a great idea to pre-pave your day by imagining how you desire your day to unfold.

Positive questions: 

Ask yourself positive questions, such as, “What is the best that can happen?” Your mind will sort for all the good that can happen and then you are automatically thinking positive thoughts.

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Be kind: 

be kind to stop negative thinking

If you have been practicing negative thinking your whole life, it might take some time to shift. Be determined to do so, but also be kind, patient, and loving with yourself. Judging yourself for negative thinking is just more negative thinking on top of negative thinking.


Instead of feeling sorry for someone or worrying about others, imagine those who have challenges overcoming those challenges – see them strong, happy, and successful. The most that we can ever do for another is to imagine them at their very best.

Isn’t this “Pollyanna” thinking?

Yes, of course it is! Pollyanna was a fictional character who saw the good in everyone and everything and as a result she transformed an entire town from dreary to full of life. The point is, the irrepressible optimism of “Pollyanna Philosophy” absolutely works! Whatever you focus on you create more of – so why focus on what you do not want? Why not change your perspective and look for the good in everyone and everything? Yes, sometimes you do have to look deeper than the surface, but it is always there, and you will find it if you really look.

Miracles are ready to blossom in even the most discouraging of circumstance.

Your mind is priceless technology that when used properly can attract and create the most amazing of beautiful experiences, but you must take the captain’s seat. No one can do it for you. You must do it for yourself. Yes, it might take some time, but time is going to pass anyway, so you might as well utilize that time to find your way to a path that will take you where you want to go – a path that will free you from depression and grant you access to joy, peace, wellness and abundance. It is a path worth taking!

Written by:  Nanice Ellis

Originally appeared on:  Nanice

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