Low mood

  • Feeling Down, Symptoms of Depression
  • Sadness and feeling down are normal reactions to unpleasant events.
  • Give yourself time to come to deal things.
  • It often helps to talk to others about your worries and problems.
  • Write down what you’re worrying about every day. This helps you understand your feelings and find solutions.
  • Exercising helps too, at least 30 minutes a day. Go for a walk or a bike ride, for example. 
  • Visit your friends, even if you don’t feel like seeing anybody.
  • See your GP:
    • if you’ve been feeling down for most of the day for more than 2 weeks and/or
    • hardly anything interests you any more.
  • Dutch healthcare practices in general may differ from what you are used to in your home country. Learn more.

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