J Donald Walters
In this fast-paced world, we are faced with many different types of stressors. As a result, we may experience worry, irritability, fatigue, sadness or various other uneasy feelings. It’s important to know that these are all normal reactions! However, it may be more important to know that when these feelings start to take over your life, you may actually be dealing with depression or anxiety.
Today, depression and anxiety are two of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders. Fortunately, this also means that there is a ton of research out there pertaining to effective medications, therapy techniques, and preventative measures. So how can the average person use what is known in the professional world in their everyday lives to improve overall happiness?
Many people know that medication can help with depression and anxiety. However, today we know that there is so much more that a person can do to help themselves or others. Whether in the form of inner exploration or reaching out, spontaneous acts or daily ritual, it is essential to identify the tools that help you not only manage depression and anxiety, but also to thrive in the world.