The 5 WARNING Signs of Depression
Do you ever feel too overwhelmed to deal with your problems? If so, you're not alone.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 60 million American adults experience depression, anxiety or another mental disorder every year.
Millions other struggles to cope with relationship troubles, job loss, the death of a loved one, stress, substance abuse or other issues…
Plus, millions more need help dealing with a serious illness, losing weight or stopping smoking.
And these problems, when left untreated, can often become debilitating.
It's a Job That's Never Started That Takes the Longest to Finish…
Said a famous author. The same can be true when you neglect to deal with Depression.
Because of the many stereotypes about therapy, you may be reluctant to try it out. Even if you feel deep inside that it can be beneficial, you may feel nervous about trying it yourself.
Overcoming that nervousness is worth it. That’s because any time your quality of life isn’t what you want it to be, a good Therapist can help.
The 5 Signs That Show You May Benefit from Therapy1:
- You feel uncontrollable sadness and an overwhelming, prolonged sense of helplessness.
- When you turn outside yourself and start using substances, such as drinking too much alcohol, using drugs or being
- You expect the worst or are constantly on edge and worrying excessively.
- Your problems don't seem to get better despite your efforts and help from family and friends.
- You find it extremely difficult to concentrate on your work or to carry out other everyday activities.
Therapy Myth Exposed
According to an article from Forbes Magazine “Many of us grew up under the impression that our internal stuff should never be discussed – it should be swept under the rug. This is perhaps the single worst thing you can do for yourself. Stuffing down your emotions and not working through your psychological issues – especially serious pain or abuse in the past – can culminate in a host of problems.”
The article goes on to say, “Depression alone is a major player in the global burden of disease, the leading cause of disability worldwide, and responsible for billions of dollars a year in lost work.” 2
Therapy is Effective
People are starting to open up more about their personal struggles and mental health issues. There is no longer the stigma once associated with Therapy.
Everyone needs someone to talk to, and many benefit from the wise, caring support of a trained professional.
People generally have fewer negative emotional symptoms and report experiencing a higher overall quality of life after receiving therapy. For the scientists and skeptics among you, there’s plenty of proof out there to prove it.
We’re telling you that you can benefit from Therapy… Go for it!