Overcoming Depression?

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For I don't know how long I believe depression has been manifesting itself until now where it's starting to affect my life.

I always feel that everything in life seems pointless. Anything that anybody does is more or less for the progression of humanity. Out of a massive universe we are stuck on this tiny little planet and on this planet it's filled with corruption and greed. Everyday something good and bad happens. Everyday someone can die and everything they achieved laid to waste. Over time and that person's name will be forgotten like the many others that have died.

I'll one day be working 5 days a week for the rest of my life, and unless it's a job I really enjoy then even at that it's still isn't a pleasant life. 

These are some of the things I think about, and it probably doesn't help me any. Probably one of the reasons I've gotten far more depressed.

To give more insight, I am lacking a lot of motivation, I can't find any will power to do work for university, I struggle at times to even get out of bed to go to university. Sometimes my head feels heavy and I just do nothing but play games all day as it takes my mind of things. I am 23 years of age, never exercise and very rarely leave the house. Its the I have always been. I have never been a fan of going out drinking, and socialising. I prefer to sit in and browse the web and play games. I do find that when I am out I feel alot better for some reason, and when I return home the atmosphere gets to me and I feel I just can't work or do much.

I need some advice, I really don't know how to get out of this state of mind. I don't want medication, I can do without. I don't know what's the cause for this, my lack of exercise? Never leaving the house? Or is it just something that's appeared? 

Before you mention anything relating to sucide, I'd like to put you at ease by saying I have thought about it and as far as I'm concerned it's not an option.  

Thank you for taking the time to read this and your advice.

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    Hi there. I think if going out makes you feel better, you should try and find a local group or something to get you out. From Personal experience staying in the house is more depressing. Good luck, I hope this helps a little 😃
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    Hi blah

    I would write down bullet points of things like to do or enjoy, then you will come to a happier feeling whilst doing it. Motivation is hard trust me but sometimes you have to force yourself I know I have. 

    The other day I was talking to my sister in law about memories with my partner and that day/night I had such a good day. You just need the right people around you who you click with, I've been very distant from friends choosing who I'll like to see or listen to their troubles. 

    Just force yourself to go out, whether just for a walk, or to the shops, even to a games shop speak to cashier builds up your confidence. 

    Don't stay in all the time :-) 

    Xx

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    Hi a friend told me that another friend who has depression had to get a dog to make himself go out more and the dog lifted his spirits in the house too,have you got a friend who would encourage you to get motivated? family and friend nags me to go for a walk.
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