A Few Thoughts about anti- depressants
(DO NOT stop taking any medications without the assistance of your Doctor)
If you believe what the pharmaceutical companies are telling you, you will probably think that you are hopelessly under medicated.
I saw a TV doctor talking about cholesterol lowering drugs and he suggested that you should take them even if your cholesterol is normal... Just to be safe.
Got stock in Pfizer?
Personally, I believe that drugs are being prescribed irresponsibly for conditions that could be helped in a more natural way.
Toddlers are being given antidepressants in increasing numbers. What parents are so easily convinced by some doctors that they would give brain altering drugs to their toddlers?
The use of antidepressants like paroxetine has grown by about 10 percent annually for children and teens, with kids aged 0 to 5 the fastest-growing segment, according to a new study published in the journal Psychiatric Services. The study, which follows the growing trend of prescription antidepressant use in children, shows that antidepressant use in girls preschool or younger doubled, while use in boys 5 or younger increased by 64 percent.
It will be interesting to see what happens to our generation of drugged children in 20 years when the long term effects of antidepressants are known. Teenagers are already known to be suicidal after antidepressant use, often within just one week. Could that be a good enough reason to NOT experiment on a 5 year olds rapidly developing brain?
Candace Pert says that a thought can change the molecules in your body and that no thought goes unnoticed by the brain and body. She is a scientist who researched the effect of thought on the chemical state in the brain and body.
Depression can be a result of thought that activates a memory in the brain and secretes chemicals that cause depression. Pert says that this memory, once activated, seeks out similar emotional memories and activates them, causing them to release the chemicals (neuropeptides) into the body that cause a chemical depression.
So... don't take any comfort in thinking your depression is chemical. It IS chemical, but it is still a result of the thoughts you think and the length of time you dwell on them. If you are faced with difficult life events, you can let the emotions get a firm grip on you and then let yourself feel there are no solutions and allow yourself to go into a hopeless state.
When you are told that your depression is chemical, you have a reason to feel hopeless and accept drugs as the solution.
Once this happens you are doomed to go down the spiral of darkness and gloom. I can think of a few places I'd rather be.
One alternative is to focus on solutions and possibilities. People who are depressed feel they have no possibilities for change. They have no idea how anything could ever change, and the cycle is ever expanding as the brain is forced to open old emotional memories and flood the body with chemical messengers that cause depression.
MY LIFE- a CD Hypnotherapy solution for depression
As it turns out, we have a choice about how our life progresses and how our body responds to the messages that our brain is generating. It is not easy sometimes, but knowing that you can do something about it puts you in the drivers seat. The easiest way to fail miserably in every area of life is to be a victim. (I should know- you are talking to the former president and CEO of victimland, in the county of hopelessville)
Anything you do that puts you more in control will change the way your brain secretes the chemicals of depression. Feeling that you have some control of your life is a great place to start. Even if it is only one small are of control.
If you have spent too many years being a victim you have created a HABIT. This habitual thinking has been hardwired into your brain by reinforcement. Not only are you depressed, but you have to battle a habit.
Figure out what could change about your life right now, and find any small thing you could change, and focus on that. If you are depressed, this can seem like an impossible task.
No matter how small this thing is, it is important to activate the thought process that triggers more similar memories and emotions of being in control. (Positive emotional memories)
That little movement in the right direction may be better than hearing that giant sucking sound as you plummet further and further down the hole of despair. Usually it feels as if it will never go away. And that is part of the cycle.
What to do?
When you feel the darkness looming, go ahead and give yourself permission to feel this bad just for today. Fighting the feeling takes a lot of energy and pushing against the force will only make things worse.
Go ahead and feel bad, but only for today,. Before you go to sleep for a nap, or for the night, tell yourself that you will feel better when you awaken, and write down how you are going to feel and how you are going to get there. Make it short and sweet.
A goal by itself does you no good.
A way to get there gives your mind instructions on how to feel the way you want to feel.
Writing it down does something to the process that is indescribable.
An action that you will take, any action, insures that you have a tool to stop habitual thinking.
NOT DOING any of these things guarantees that you will continue to feel the same way you have always felt.
STEP ONE- write down how you are going to feel tomorrow
STEP TWO- write down three specific things that you will do to make this happen. Change can't happen if there is no different behavior for your mind to choose from.
STEP THREE- write down the action you will initiate tomorrow to change the habitual thinking.
STEP FOUR- do NOT hang out with your victim friends. Find positive people who are making things happen and you will be inspired to be more like them in thought and action.
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I know that Hypnotherapy can help you feel good again. My years of working with clients has proven to me that the healing from within beats the drugs of the day.
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Hypnotherapy on CD is wonderful way to start your day when you first wake up and a great way to be lulled to sleep with the positive suggestions that will feed your mind and soul each night.
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Sunlight: Depression is often the result of a lack of sunshine. This session will create the sensation of sunshine and give you a wonderful lift in your energy and mood.
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