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3 ways to overcome unemployment depression

Updated: Dec 26, 2023

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Understanding depression during unemployment

In my counselling sessions I have dealt with more than 1000 cases of unemployment depression. Recently, I have had a few more cases of depression due to unemployment. Therefore, I thought let me share some basic understanding to all those who are unemployed and depressed.

Most of my patients used to say, “I am unemployed and depressed.” I completely understand that being unemployed is depressing for sure. My friend, do not worry. I am with you. I will help you to overcome your depression. Soon you will feel better. When you feel better you will surely find some job also.

In this blog 3 ways to overcome unemployment depression I will explain to you the symptoms of depression. With that I will also help you to understand the entire treatment of depression. Therefore, make sure you read the full blog.

First of all there is a difference between unemployment due to depression and unemployment depression. If you are depressed then it will drop your productivity. This will impact your professional work. No employer wants any depressed employee.

Therefore, such employees are fired. Now, this is called unemployment due to depression. You were depressed and hence you lost your job. But today we are going to discuss unemployment depression. It means that you are a graduate and still unemployed. Your unemployment is the main cause of your depression.

Now, my friend in both cases these 3 ways that I am going to share in this blog will surely help you to overcome depression. Whether you are unemployed and depressed or you got unemployed due to depression you can come out of depression for sure. For this you must follow some guidelines which I am going to provide you now.

Let us now understand symptoms of depression.

Unemployment depression symptoms

Before we discuss unemployment depression symptoms I want to tell you what depression is. My friend, depression is not a disease or illness. Yes you read it correctly. It is not a disease like diabetes or cancer. Depression is a mental condition. This condition can be rectified.

You might have done your research on google to find ways to come out of depression due to unemployment. I also take this into consideration that you must have read many articles by now on how to overcome depression.

My friend, I have been practising integral psychotherapy for the past 25+ years. I have successfully handled 1000s of cases of depression. There is overwhelming information on the internet when it comes to depression. Hence, do not get confused. I will make things simple for you.

Therefore from today keep these 3 things in your mind:

  • Depression is just a condition

  • You can overcome it on your own

  • Depression can be treated without medicine also

You have body, mind and emotions. Therefore, you will observe symptoms of depression at all these 3 levels. Though depression is a mental health condition, it has an impact on all these 3 levels.

So what are these unemployment depression symptoms? My friend, in depression mostly the symptoms are common, no matter what is the cause. I have explained this in my blog 21 symptoms of depression.

Now, let me share these symptoms of depression due to unemployment.

Body level symptoms

  • Fatigue

  • Tiredness

  • Lethargy

  • Low energy

Mind level symptoms

  • Stress

  • Overthinking

  • Negative thoughts

  • Boredom

Emotion level symptoms

  • Anxiety

  • Sadness

  • Hopeless

  • Worthless

One of my patients who was jobless feeling depressed, entered into a deep hopeless emotion. He was unable to come out of it at all. In fact this went on for more than 5 years. When he met me he said, “I am jobless for 5 years and feeling hopeless”.

You see my friend, I am completely aware of your situation of depression while unemployed. But, be relaxed. I am going to help you to come out of depression. Keep reading this blog to discover 3 ways to overcome unemployment depression.

Why unemployment causes depression?

To understand why unemployment causes depression, you must learn about the depression loop. Yes my friend, the mind operates on logical sequence. Hence, this sequence creates a loop.

It all begins with anxiety. When anxiety levels are increased it creates a lot of stress. Due to stress you enter into overthinking mode. Now you have completely entered into a negative thinking zone.

There are 10K thoughts that attack you. This attack maintains the loop of depression. Hence, after 3-4 weeks you will be hit with mild depression. I have observed in most cases especially in India people do not want to talk about depression.

There is a huge fear and insecurity when one enters depression. Hence, most of the people do not share with anyone about their depression. Especially when one is unemployed this becomes more heavy for them.

I have met many graduates who are in depression because of unemployment. If you look at the March 2023 unemployment rate in India it is 7.80%.

However, I have always suggested my patients that unemployment issue can be resolved if you work on 3 U’s:

  • Upgrade your skills

  • Update your knowledge base

  • Upscale your capacity

So before unemployment causes depression to you, I suggest you must bring this awareness that you are employable. You will soon get a better job. Losing hope will not give you any job. Hence, keep your hope alive.

Now let me explain to you who can recover from unemployment depression.

Who can recover from unemployment depression?

Whatever I am going to share with you is coming out of my real life experience counselling with 1000s of depression patients.

I have been with all my patients in their entire journey of overcoming depression and their unemployment status. All my patients who were unemployed and depressed were able to come out of depression. They also went back to their normal life with a new job.

However, I have a few tough cases which helped me to understand why they were not able to recover from depression.

So my friend, people who can recover from unemployment depression are those who:

  • Take a firm decision to come out of depression and stick to the decision

  • Shift from wishing zone to willingness zone to overcome depression

  • Start taking action to get rid of depression and continue action till they achieve the goal

These are the people who cannot recover from unemployment depression:

  • Have no willingness to overcome depression

  • Looking for shortcut to come out of depression

  • Take antidepressants without any health expert’s advice

I will now show you the entire treatment of depression so now read this blog carefully. If you do not understand then re-read.

Learning the entire treatment of depression

I suggest you learn the entire treatment of depression if you really want to come out of unemployment depression. Because there is no point in remaining unemployed, bored and depressed.

There are 2 types of treatment of depression:

  • Medicinal treatment

  • Non-medicinal treatment

However, if you have been depressed for less than 6 months you must take non-medicinal treatment. If you are already on any medicinal consultation then do not stop your medicine without asking your doctor.

During your unemployment phase I understand you may not have the financial resources to go for treatment. Hence, I will be giving you both free and economically affordable resources to treat depression on your own.

Now let us proceed with the entire treatment of depression. To treat depression follow the given instructions below:

  • Checking your depression status - I have found that the majority of the time people are not in depression. They are under the influence of sadness and loneliness. Therefore, I recommend that you must go through this free online depression test which I have prepared with a lot of research and considering ICD10 depression code.

  • Preparations for treatment - If your status shows you are in depression then prepare yourself for the depression treatment. I have always told all my patients to begin with non-medical treatment of depression. It is best to start your treatment in this way. So prepare yourself mentally. Make a firm decision that you will start your treatment and come out of depression.

  • Body treatment - During depression you have to take care of your body. Hence, start creating a 20 minute routine for exercise or yoga or any workout of your preference.

  • Mind treatment - Both during day and night the mind is looped with overthinking and negative thoughts. Hence, you will need to take care of your mind. For this you can use positive affirmations whenever you have negative thoughts.

  • Emotion treatment - Depression is all about suppression of emotions. Therefore, you have to release negative emotions. Fear, anger, anxiety, insecurity etc emotions are there which have to be released. You can use music therapy for releasing your negative emotions.

Free resources

  • Online depression forum - This is a completely free online forum where I answer every question related to depression. So during your treatment you are not alone. You can always come to the forum and ask me questions. I will respond to you within 72 hours.

  • Mild depression treatment guide - This ebook is totally free. In this ebook I have explained the entire mild depression treatment process. You can download it and read it.

  • Moderate depression treatment guide - This ebook is also free. I have explained the moderate depression treatment process. Feel free to download it.

Affordable cost effective resources

  • Depression treatment guide - Video Course - I have created this course to help you understand the entire treatment process. It’s also very cost effective and available for lifetime.

  • 45 days self help depression treatment webapp - This is a highly researched and tested webapp developed under my guidance. It has everything that you will need for your treatment. This webapp is also very cost effective and is available with 3 powerful bonuses worth Rs. 6600/-

  • 2 in 1 ebooks on depression treatment - These ebooks were written on the demand of so many patients. I have shared in depth what is necessary to overcome depression. I have also shared the spiritual aspect of depression.

So you have the treatment process for depression. Now for the treatment you will need some tools. Keep reading further so you know exactly what you need to overcome depression.

Tools you must have to overcome depression

If you really want to come out of depression on your own without medicine then you must familiarise yourself with various tools. I am going to share a few simple tools which are available with you at your home.

  • Mobile with earphones - As this is the technology era most people have mobile. I am sure you also have it. Now you can use this tool with earphones for listening and watching videos

  • Stationary - Mostly you will have a pen or pencil, notebook or diary. These kinds of tools are available easily at your place. These tools are used for writing affirmations and self reflections.

  • Workout tools - Generally it is observed that now most people use yoga mat or floor mat. You can use it to create your basic routine of yoga. Also most people have shoes for running which you can wear for jogging and other exercises.

Most of the time people prefer shortcuts, hence they only depend on medicines. Therefore, they forget that these tools are there which can help them to come out of depression.

No shortcut can help you to get rid of depression. Unemployment issues can be resolved if you are out of depression. If you are constantly depressed it is not even possible for you to go out for an interview or apply for a new job.

Therefore it is best to start using these tools which I have mentioned above to begin your journey to overcome depression on your own.

My friend, you have some basic tools now to begin with. So let us now find out 3 ways by which you can overcome your unemployment depression.

3 ways to overcome unemployment depression

Rest assured depression is curable. What you need is the right tools, right guidance and your willpower. This is the right time to change your current status of jobless and depressed to being employed and happy.

Here are 3 ways you can follow to overcome unemployment depression:

  • Way #1 - Releasing negative emotions using music therapy.

  • Way #2 - Reducing anxiety and stress using positive affirmations.

  • Way #3 - Regaining confidence using guided meditation.

Way #1 - Releasing negative emotions using music therapy

During unemployment depression you will have lots of negative emotions such as fear, anger, insecurity, stress etc. Because these emotions have been suppressed you have been trapped into depression.

I have observed this pattern of suppression of emotions in all my depression patients. Therefore, I have always given them music therapy to release their negative emotions. The best part of music therapy is that it is evidence based and scientific.

It helps the brain to relax. When your brain is relaxed it releases chemicals like dopamine which activates your feel-good factor. Music therapy has transformative effects. Therefore, start using music therapy to overcome your depression.

This will also help you to refresh your mind. Automatically you will be in a position to apply for a new job or search for a new job. You can then update your resume and post it on various portals like Naukri, Foundit and Linkedin.

Way #2 - Reducing anxiety and stress using positive affirmations

Now there are many studies available related to positive affirmations which confirms that it helps in coming out of depression. Affirmations have a very powerful impact on your mind especially when you are going through depression.

I have guided all my patients to use affirmations in 3 different ways - listening, reading and writing. This will increase your recovery process by at least at 10x speed. When you begin using affirmations you will observe its impact within a week's time. I have observed this kind of improvement in all my patients.

Positive affirmations directly help in reduction of anxiety and stress because they both are connected with negative thinking processes. When you constantly think negative thoughts that also is a kind of affirmation but it is called negative affirmations.

Therefore, whenever you have anxiety attacks during your depression, start using positive affirmations.

Way #3 - Regaining confidence using guided meditation.

Meditation is now world wide accepted as the most profound and scientific method to establish your overall wellbeing, However, during your depression, meditation plays a very important role in regaining your confidence.

Especially during my counselling session I give guided meditation to all my patients. After meditation they feel relaxed and refreshed. It is very important for you to work on regaining your confidence.

Your unemployed and depressed status must be changed as soon as possible. For this you have to rebuild your confidence. When your confidence is developed it will be much easier to change your status from unemployed to employed.

Therefore, use guided meditation on a day to day basis. At least you must do it for 45 days regularly. Many patients asked me to record guided meditation in my voice. Hence I have recorded it and made it available on the depression treatment webapp.

When you subscribe to the webapp you will find music therapy, positive affirmations, guided meditation and all the necessary video resources along with it. Plus there are 3 powerful bonuses available with your subscription.

This webapp is very cost effective. As you are unemployed you can apply for additional 50% discount sponsorship.


In this blog 3 ways to overcome unemployment depression we have gone through all the possibilities for you to come out of depression. I have also explained to you how you can prepare yourself to start your depression treatment.

I have also given you all the necessary free and cost effective resources which you can use to overcome depression. Finally I have also shared my highly researched and tested webapp which is used by 1000s of people. Therefore, avail it with an additional 50% discount and begin your depression treatment.

I am with you on this journey. I am sure you will overcome your unemployment depression and will be employed soon.

Me and my entire team are sending you lots of positive energies for your faster recovery.

I pray for your wellbeing.

Free resources to overcome depression

Discover the key to overcoming depression with our powerful online course. This course is facilitated by Dr. Falguni Jani, India’s leading integral psychotherapist. She provides expert guidance and support throughout the course by offering various practical techniques, tools and strategies needed to overcome depression. Her life experience of 25+ years in helping 1000s of individuals to beat depression has been accumulated in this course. Enrol now by joining the course and take the first step towards regaining your happiness and life. 

2. Start Diagnosis - Online depression test

The online depression test has been used by 34000+ people globally. It is scientifically researched and provides you with as an assessment of whether you are in depression or not. The test is researched and developed under the guidance of Dr. Falguni Jani. It is created using reference from WHO ICD 10 Code for depression.

Join our Overcome Depression Forum which is dedicated to supporting and helping individuals who are on the journey of overcoming depression with self help tools & methods. You can connect with a supportive community of like-minded individuals who understand the challenges of dealing with depression and also have overcome depression using self help methods. It is a safe and non-judgemental space where you can freely share your experience, thoughts, questions and seek support. This forum is led by Dr. Falguni Jani. She will answer your questions within 72 hours. 

Discover effective strategies to overcome mild depression with our mild depression treatment guide ebook. This ebook provides practical tips and techniques to help you overcome mild depression with ease on your own. Written by Dr. Falguni Jani, you will get the best expert support in this step-by-step guide. With easy-to-follow methods, techniques and tools, you can choose your best treatment method from the variety of treatment options suggested by her for mild depression. 

Overcome moderate depression with ease from the effective treatment options suggested by Dr. Falguni Jani. With 25+ years of experience in treating depression patients, she has carefully given practical techniques which work for moderate depression. Choose whichever self-help treatment that suits you best and begin your journey to overcome moderate depression with ease. Download the moderate depression treatment ebook today and take the first step towards a happier depression-free life.

Going through suicidal thoughts happens to many during their battle with depression. Discover the ultimate guide to conquering suicidal thoughts during depression by with our ebook. Written by Dr. Falguni Jani, this book is packed with proven techniques and tools to help you overcome suicidal thoughts during depression. Lots of individuals have been benefited and have been able to overcome suicidal thoughts and gradually reduce their depression symptoms. Gain resilience, confidence, motivation and support through this ebook. 

7. Join Group - Wellbeing prayers

Join our Wellbeing Prayers group and experience the power of collective positive energy. This group is dedicated to promoting mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing through the practice of prayer. Praying has nothing to do with any religion. It is a safe and non-judgemental space which is not bound by religion or cult. It is open to all who believe in praying. By joining, you will have the opportunity to pray with like-minded individuals who share a common goal of finding inner peace and serenity. Together, we will create a supportive and uplifting community where you can seek solace, share your thoughts, and receive encouragement. Join us today and send wellbeing prayers to all.


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Feb 03
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I prayed to God for help, and I found your blog. I am filled with hope to recover from depression after loss of my job. My heartfelt gratitude.


Jan 29
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मुझे आज पता चला की डिप्रेशन का इलाज इतना सरल है और बिना दवाई के भी हो सकता है. बहुत धन्यवाद.


Dec 26, 2023
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The most important thing about this journey you’re going through is building a better relationship with yourself. The 45days depression treatment plan helped me to do it and get rid of depression completely


Dec 01, 2023
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ખુબ ખુબ આભાર


Oct 25, 2023
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Thanks a ton for the 50% unemployment sponsorship discount

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