5 Strategies for Coping with Loss Coping with loss is not easy. Change can be tough for many people. Coping with loss can be paralyzing.How do you cope, especially when the change is one that involves loss?Think about how we have experienced change in our lives, from childhood to adulthood, the change between the seasons, from being an athlete to a couch potato or vice versa.Or the change that we have all experienced from having a competent and intelligent boss to finding that we are now … [Read more...] about Coping with Loss – 5 Ways to Recover from Emotional Trauma
Fighting Depression with Exercise
Depression is a fire breathing monster that can consume your life and those around you.
However, there are tools and strategies that you can use to fight depression, even in cases of treatment-resistant depression where medication cannot help.
In addition, any person who has been diagnosed with or believes that they have depression should make Hashi Mashi their first stop before the pharmacy to fill anti-depressant prescriptions.
There are lifestyle changes that you can make to help cope with depression before ingesting drugs that have many warning labels written all over them.
Do you want to take the chance of the known negative side effects of anti-depressants?
Do you want to take the chance of suicidal ideation, divorce, family estrangement, insomnia, career loss?
Before you take drugs, try real food and exercise to fight depression.
Of course, if the lifestyle changes suggested on Hashi Mashi and written about in detail in Zehhu: Crossing the Bridge from Depression to Life do not help, then it is time to consider medication as a last resort.
As always, speak with your Doctor about any and all treatment modifications.
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