Alleviate Depression

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Alleviate Depression and Foster Well-Being

Depression can be debilitating when it hits. Sometimes it is hard to get the support you need to start feeling better.

Depression can be chronic or cyclical. Perhaps you have experienced depression on and off at different times in your life. Either way, it can leave you feeling frustrated and helpless.

Loved ones may not understand what you are going through, or you may not feel comfortable telling anyone around you that you are feeling depressed.

You may even find that people around you are completely unaware of your struggle. This is especially true if on the outside you appear to be a happy, positive, and outgoing person. You don’t have to go through it alone.

You deserve the highest quality care. Compassionate depression treatment is right around the corner.

Depression effects the brain and the nervous system greatly. With depression, the frontal cortex is over-activated. This leads to rumination and self-critical thinking. The nervous system, on the other hand, is under-activated. This means that your get-up-and-go is gone. You may find it difficult to exercise or do other things that benefit your well-being.

It is important to use the proper techniques to interrupt the negative thinking patterns and restore healthy nervous system functioning.

Through therapy, you can get the depression treatment you need in a supportive environment. Together we can create a safe container for exploring your depression and addressing the root cause.

Utilizing mindfulness and yoga strategies, you can learn to shift your mood over time. You will be able to take these tools with you for the rest of your life.

Practices may include:

  • Breathwork
  • Guided meditation
  • Gentle yoga poses designed to activate your nervous system
  • Journaling
  • Lifestyle changes

Depression can signal a need for change or mark a rite of passage into a new chapter of life. Wherever you are, your process will be fully honored.

Interesting in learning more about mindfulness and depression? Let’s talk! Schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation with me.

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