"I just don't care anymore." Anyone feels down once in a while, but when the feeling of sadness or loss of interest in daily activities is prolonged over weeks or months, it may be depression. Ask yourself, has this affected the quality of your life? If then answer is 'yes', you may need to make some changes to improve your

    Here are some things you can do to rebuild your connection with yourself: 

    • Spend some time in nature
    • List what you like about yourself
    • Read a good book
    • Watch a funny movie or TV show
    • Take a long, hot bath
    • Take care of a few small tasks
    • Play with a pet
    • Talk to friends or family face-to-face
    • Listen to music
    • Do something spontaneous

    Gifts to get yourself or someone you love, who is having depression: 

    • Books
    • At-home self-care products (such as creams, lotions, candles) 
    • Weighted blanket
    • Heating /massage pad
    • Essential oils such as Yuzu essential oil 
    • Socks
    • Card or letter
    • Art supplies (such as coloring book, play-dough)