We are self-correcting beings, and, to this end, the ability to perceive losses, and receive warnings, is programmed into us. The trouble is, over-anticipating loss leads to anxiety, and ultimately, when exhausted, to depression.
The anxious mind gives us a hard time, always requiring us to be hyper-alert. To be able to relax, we need to learn to take life more lightly.
When anxious or depressed, we find it hard to make positive changes. here are a few tips for shaping our own lives, and creating a sense of agency and empowerment.
As we get older, our tastes change. To stay authentic, we need to keep on our toes, review our habits, and rediscover what we like.
Difficulty making decisions is a symptom of depression. Here are some things you can do to return to the world of decision-making.
When we are depressed, we find it hard to see how things could improve. Sometimes it helps to lower our sights, and start with small steps.