WARNING: Do not stop or change your antidepressant medications without consulting your doctor. Explain in detail all the side effects of your medication to your doctor.
Practice These Coping Skills Every Day
It is recommended to practice all the following skills and techniques once a day when you feel depressed. It is quite natural to lose motivation once you practice them. However, you need to fake it till you make it.
Most of my patients who get used to practice these coping skills get over depression quickly.
MY PEERS is the acronym of these skills.