One night I sat there contemplating my ‘depression’ thinking why do I feel depressed when I have many things going for me? Why do I experience mood swings and shifts in my perspective? Why I feel lost without a source of comfort in times of need.
I thought up an idea as I was researching how to ease anxiety…
Create a personal project:
So how do we measure mood? Well, the answer is quite simple…
1. Create a two week routine diary and template recording sleep patterns, medication
2. Add a column and a row with the title mood
3. Add a column and a row with the title situation
4. Record your moods in the column
Don’t forget to add the times and dates!!
The aim of this exercise is to establish whether sociology factors are responsible for the way you feel or biological factors. It helps to distinguish between biological mental health and sociological mental health.