If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk,
if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do,
you have to keep moving forward.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Research tells us that up to 300 million people are diagnosed with depression each year. That number only tallies the people who are diagnosed, not those who are also silently struggling! It is considered a worldwide epidemic, yet many do not comprehend the chaos is creates in the lives of so many.
What is depression? It is a characterized by five or more of the following experiences nearly every day for two weeks or more:
Some people experience these symptoms episodically, meaning repeatedly throughout their lives, while others only during one or two difficult times of their lives. Either way, there are so many ways that you can fight against the pain of depression. While medication is an option, it is not for everybody.
Below you will find a couple resources on other, more natural methods for battling the depression in your life. Also please feel free to call or email me for therapy support! I would love to provide the professional, safe, and empowering support you need to get you through this!
Coping with Depression
How to Fight Depression: 20 Things to Try
Depression.org Self Help
Hi! I'm Dr. Linda Abdelsayed. These are just some articles I've created on various life topics. Hope you find them helpful! Check me out on the About and Contact tabs above!