Managing Depression: the Benefits of Establishing a Daily Routine


In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the benefits of establishing a daily routine when managing depression. She considers things like sleep, mealtimes and self-care and how we work to regulate this activities in order to boost our physical and mental resilience.

This video is aimed at those who are looking for idea for managing their own depression, or for teachers, parents, partners and friends of someone with depression. These ideas can be readily applied across a range of ages and lifestyles.


This video is full of simple tips that can help you or help someone you know to establish routines to help cope with depression.

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