Dealing With Depression– Tips to Try
We already had an depression epidemic before this pandemic hit our shores.
What do we do now?
It is important to take your mental health seriously and accept that where you are right now isn’t where you’ll always be
There is widespread fear and anxiety throughout the U.S. and the impact is more pronounced for people with existing mental health disorders.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in a given year 18% will struggle with an anxiety disorder, and the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that 7% will have at least one major depressive episode. In short, there are a lot of people who struggle with these conditions.
Tips to Try
Be Gentle With Yourself
Be open, accepting, and loving toward yourself and what you’re going through.
Eat Whole Foods
Your mind is like your stomach: if you feed it good food, it will be healthy and you will be happy. If you feed it garbage, you will feel sick.
Stay away from excessive negativity,
Whether through people or the media.
Find Joy Every Day
Now that you have the time, expose yourself to all the good things you could not when too busy.
Most doctors would say it is a chemical imbalance. Dr Kelly Brogan was forced to reconsider conventional wisdom when her thyroid disease went undiagnosed as the cause of depression. With the help of her naturopathic doctor, she learned that her thyroid dysfunction was caused by a combination of postpartum body changes, an imbalance in her gut and poor dietary choices. Dr Kelly took this experience and applied it to her patients with depression with amazing results.
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Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can’t be found at a pharmacy.
Your mind is like your stomach: if you feed it good food, it will be healthy and you will be happy. If you feed it garbage, you will feel sick. Stay away from excessive negativity, whether through people or the media. Now that you have the time, expose yourself to all the good things you could not when too busy.