Look out for ways in which small things you do or don’t do end up making you feel even more depressed or anxious than you realized in a May 2017 Bustle story!
I chatted over email with article writer Carolyn Steber and shared tips for what to watch out for.
It’s common to flake on plans and ignore phone calls, but especially so if you’re feeling depressed or anxious. And yet, the more often you deny yourself social interaction, the worse these feelings can be. “Humans are social beings,” says relationship expert and psychologist Vijayeta Sinh, PhD, in an email to Bustle. “Interactions and connections with others help us regulate our mood.”
There are other great tips for things to watch out for and to increase your chances of feeling less down and out.
Read the entire article here: 11 Surprising Habits That Might Be Making You More Depressed & Anxious