the brain clinic
Get all the ingredients that you need and plan some time to do some baking.
Meet or phone your friends and family.
Do a little bit of tidying so that one part of your home or your bedroom is more calming than before.
Try to have a good bedtime routine and get out of bed in the morning.
Go for a walk, run or cycle ride and feel the fresh air on your face.
Setting aside time to relax.
Pick up a newspaper or watch TV to get up to speed with what's going on in the world.
Make a plan to start getting on top of debts and bills
None of our videos have sound- you can pause and replay the video as many times as you need until you understand it.
Break things into tiny chunks: Whenever you set yourself a goal, break it down into the little steps and it will become much easier.
Things might go wrong: Even the tiniest steps can be really hard to do. If things don’t go well just take a look at your magic plan and see how you can improve it.
You’re smashing the vicious cycle every single time you do a step on your plan: Remember that the vicious cycle of depression can only work if we don’t do normal things. Every time you do something normal, you’re smashing the vicious cycle and recovering from depression.
1. Complete at least one step from your magic plan before the next session.
2. Decide exactly when you’re going to come back for session three and make a reminder, so you don’t forget!