It is extremely common to have anxiety and depression during chronic illness and pain. Sometimes the anxiety and depression can be more debilitating than the illness itself. The situation of illness including anxiety and depression can become a loop that is hard to get out of. The illness causes physical issues that can cause anxiety and depression which isolates us causing more depression which makes us physically sicker which creates more anxiety and-on-and on it goes. Very difficult loop to get out of but it can be done.Continue reading Anxiety & Depression Relief
Expressing Love to Someone Who is Suicidal
Suicidal people are humans too, needing love from other humans. Taking away some of the stigmas of suicide and viewing the suicidal as precious lovely people, real people, we can express unconditional love. Instead of ONLY passing off the difficult situation to someone else’s responsibility, can we also look at our own resources that we can give to those during a
Suicide is a Leading Cause of Death
Suicide rates are rising. Sad to say but understandably so. As we are starting to face the issue head-on, the conversation has opened up more. Though the stigma for those in crisis may still exist. By continuing to keep the dialog open and move toward more action we all can contribute to saving lives, precious human lives.Continue reading Suicide is a Leading Cause of Death
Magnesium for Depression
Are you one of the 17.3 million American adults who are depressed? Or one of the 350 million believed affected worldwide with depression? Chances are if you have a chronic illness, you are one of them. May sound too good to be true but magnesium deficiency is so common and it is so inexpensive it can be used for depression.Continue reading Magnesium for Depression
Treating Depression with Parasympathetic Oil
Stimulating the vagus nerve can help lessen symptoms of depression. In fact, recent studies demonstrate that vagus nerve stimulation “can significantly reduce multiple symptoms of depression, including anxiety, sleep disturbance, and hopelessness.” Continue reading Treating Depression with Parasympathetic Oil
Depression Blues go Orange
The color yellow (and orange) help with depression blues. Whether it is the yellow sun, a yellow pineapple, juicy oranges or essential oils of citrus, it lifts the blues immediately. If you don’t believe me, try it. Continue reading Depression Blues go Orange
Hang in there – Never, never give up.
No matter how bad it appears, there is hope, even when we are having trouble seeing it. Winston Churchill said it best during one of our world’s greatest travesties.
“Never Give In, Never, Never, Never.” ~ Winston Churchill 1941