Is a family member suffering from an addiction, and causing you to fall into depression? If your loved one is struggling with alcoholism or addiction, it is not uncommon that you may feel hopeless and confused.

Try beating the depression by learning healthy ways to take care of your body. By taking proper physical care of yourself, you will start living better emotionally. 

Read this article, and try implementing the eight new ideas into your life.

Learn about your family history of addiction and mental health issues

Get tested for food allergies and discover what your body reacts to

Eliminate sugar in all of its forms from your diet

Have your vitamin D level checked next time you have a physical

Hydrate!

Move your body and release that anger

Consider taking medication

Give meditation a try

— Lisa Sue Woititz, People in Recovery Blog, Hazeldon.org