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Posted on Aug 27, 2016

How Do You Make Exercising And Eating Right Easier When You're Depressed?

Because ~getting some exercise~ is easier said than done.

Exercise, proper nutrition, and self-care are important supplements to your chosen depression treatment methods.

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But exercising and eating right is easier said than done when you're dealing with depression.

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So we want to know: What are your tips for finding motivation to take care of your body when you're depressed?

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Maybe you found the perfect app to help you sleep or remind you to do little healthy things throughout the day.

Shown above are Sleep Genius and Plant Nanny.

Or maybe you've discovered that exercise is a lot more enjoyable for you when it's outside in the fresh air.

Maybe prepping your meals ahead of time has helped prevent emotions-based eating decisions.

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Maybe you've mastered workouts you can do lying down for when you can barely get out of bed.

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(There are some real suggestions of those here, btw.)

Or maybe you have a weekly massage to remind yourself you deserve to feel good.

Share your best tips in the comments and your response might appear in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post!

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