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How to avoid winterdepression
Winter Depression Is Coming
Just to clarify one thing here right now – this is not your typical psychology bullshit that I am going to show you here. You won’t find that stupidity anywhere on my website by the way. My magic pill is called masculinity and that one is free but highly addicting.

Once you make masculinity a habit it will be hard to stop with it. But that is not the topic of today. WINTERDEPRESSION IS COMING…and the days are getting darker and darker…there will not be any sunshine till 09:00 in the morning and the fucking sun will go down as early as 17:00.

Why do so many people become depressed in that time? Easy answer: it gets darker earlier and people stay inside their houses more. It feels like you are alone out there – and you are anyway. But there is a huge difference between loneliness and being alone.

If you have a purpose and a strength training routine you will be complete, even without other people. You will still be in contact with others when you hit the gym and work on your purpose.
Trick Number One
If you wake up at 05:00 it will feel like you wake up at 05:00 in the summertime because most people are sleeping or getting ready for work. And you will do the same. You will get ready for the day. You will do your hygiene routine and make yourself a nice cup of coffee.

Then you prepare everything else for the day. I am single and most of the time I prepare food for the whole day. Because I follow a strict diet I need to have my foods ready at certain times. Also, it is very economic and smart to do it all at once.

You spend less time in the kitchen and you don’t have to be in the kitchen and cook some foods after your workout. And by the time you have finished your morning rituals, the sun will come out!

You probably didn’t even recognize that it was dark at that time. So how do you avoid the early night? You wake up at 05:00 in the morning and chase your dreams and win at life. By nighttime, you will be dead from all the work and sleep tight.

People that wake up at 10:00 already missed 1-2 hours of sunlight and people that stay awake until midnight or after midnight expose themselves to a long dark night. So this is the first trick to spend less time in the dark. Wake up early enough and go to bed earlier as usual.
Trick Number Two
The second trick is not really a trick. It is purpose. When you work on your purpose all the time you will not care about the dark. There are more important things than being depressed and victimizing yourself.

For example building your own business and becoming free of slavery. The corporate world is not good for a man. You will get fat and lazy and you will be told to be grateful for having an office just 10 times bigger than a chicken cage

Or you have the purpose of becoming the most buff motherfucker in the whole city and want to compete at bodybuilding events. You are skinny or fat. That means you will be busy dieting, learning and working out. A 24/7 job.

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You will be too busy to care about “friends & relationships“. Life is not there to be wasted. My definition of friends: people that share the same interests like you, till they don’t. You will lose a lot of friends when you become better.

But you do that by choice and it won’t hurt you even if you think that. However, in my opinion, you are not capable of being the man in the relationship if you get depressed just because it is winter. You need to be strong, capable and enduring because times are tough and the woman relies on you.

If you think about becoming independent 24/7 and you love it then you will not have problems with loneliness or depression.
Trick Number Three
My third trick is to work out (affiliate link). It works because you also get in contact with other people and if it is a small gym you will get to know each other faster than in a standard commercial gym. Also, you will have something extra to do and you will meet people every day.

I go to the gym 6x per week, I go grocery shopping 4x per week. Trust me, you talk to a lot of people that way. If you are not grateful for that, because you want deeper relationships, then you are just a thirsty man that can not be alone.

If you are able to be alone then you will value every conversation. You will start smiling but only when you learned to be alone. If you are lonely you just place your happiness in other people. A major weakness.

That is dependency Brother, and it is not healthy to place your happiness in other people. My business makes me happy, working out makes me happy, working towards my goals makes me happy and having small conversations with people makes me happy.

I told you about myself just to give you an example of how it can look like. But that does not mean I am invincible to that shit. I had depression for 12 years and winter can be a pain in the ass and I did not forget that. I told you this so you can get out of this.

PS: I wanted to share this video with you guys that a friend has sent me yesterday. It is short but it shows you exactly what attitude you need to have as a man to be free of depression. To get rid of my depression forever you have to take a look at my anti-depression coaching.

About the Post Author 
Philip Braselmann was born 1990 in Germany and suffered from depression for 12 years after being diagnosed with essential tremor. He slowly learned to cope with it and went the normal route that every man walks. After his girlfriend cheated he was depressed again and decided that he is going to live a good life. It took Philip another year to realize that masculinity was the answer to getting rid of his depression. He loves Modafinil, working out and building his Business.

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  1. James October 3, 2016 at 11:42

    I totally agree with the idea of waking up very early in winter. I’ll be awake by 5:00-5:30am even though I don’t *need* to be awake at this time. Same with weekends/day off.

    You get such a naturally high feeling from being ahead of the pack and being awake, clean and ready before sunrise in winter. This is something to look forward to every day and evening and as everyone knows, having something to look forward regularly to is part of taking control and getting the better of those depressive feelings. I also feel highly inclined to spend time outside (i.e. on my bike) earlier in the day in winter, which increases my contact with nature and nourishes my soul to an extent.

    In the evenings it’s gym time at 17:30-18:30 (on training days) then home for food, candle light and winding down for the day.

    • Philip Braselmann October 3, 2016 at 15:45

      That sounds pretty healthy James. You really seem to be ahead of the game. Taking control and having something to look forward to is what most depressed men lack.

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