Stuck Beneath the Black Clouds
If you are living with depression, you will identify with the hopelessness and frustration that commonly come along with the condition. Although feeling sad or low is often a normal part of life, the feelings that you experience are different; and do not go away with circumstantial changes. You may experience overwhelming feelings of sadness, negativity and a lack of self-esteem and you may have a loss of interest in activities you’ve always enjoyed. Life may seem like a constant struggle as you battle further with the inability to concentrate, a lack of energy, or withdrawing from friends, family and everyday life.
It’s important to understand that depression can affect anyone at anytime and that you have nothing to feel guilty, ashamed or embarrassed about. Just like anyone can break a leg or suffer a physical wound, anyone can suffer from mental illness. And anyone can recover.
95% of my clients have returned to normal health following a battle with clinical depression. You too can look forward to a happy, healthy and medication-free life.
With its varying emotional and physical symptoms, depression can manifest in many different ways.
Common symptoms (usually presenting for two or more consecutive weeks) may include:
- Tiredness and lack of energy
- Prolonged and persistent sadness
- Feelings of or actively seeking isolation
- Lack of confidence and self-esteem
- Difficulty concentrating and making decisions
- Lack of interest in usual activities
- Feelings of guilt or worthlessness
- Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
- Sleep disturbances – difficulty falling and staying asleep or waking much earlier than usual
- Difficulties at work/college/school
- Changes in appetite
- Loss of libido and/ or sexual problems
- Physical aches and pains
- Self harming/ suicidal thoughts
You Can Move Forward
Even though you may feel trapped in the negative and seemingly endless cycle of depression, you can rid yourself of these feelings with the right treatment. And you can become depression and medication-free.
Depression appears for specific reasons and there are also very definitive reasons why it persists. Once the cause of your depression is identified and correctly addressed, those debilitating and limiting symptoms can and will disappear.
Through a combination of pioneering therapies used at Start Smiling Again, you will have a greater awareness of your thoughts and emotions and a deeper understanding of what causes your depression and how to eliminate it from your life for good.
There is light at the end of the tunnel; the further forward you move, the brighter it will become.
To take that positive step towards recovery, contact me now on 07811 957 216 and I can start helping you move forward today.