New Year, New You - Overcoming Anxiety and Depression
Resolve to move into the New Year towards a healthier, more positive, more productive you.
By: Guada Psychological Services
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Depression can make you feel overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, loneliness, and anger. Symptoms can include:
When and if symptoms persist for longer than two weeks, it's time to consider taking action and getting help.
Generalized anxiety can affect your ability to function and leave you feeling trapped in negative thought patterns. Symptoms can include:
Again, when and if symptoms persist for longer than two weeks, it's time to consider reaching out to find help and relief.
Anyone can suffer from anxiety and depression, from children through teenagers and adults. Those with a family history of either disorder, those who have experienced a recent trauma or loss, and those struggling under burdens of caregiving are especially at risk.
First steps to overcome Anxiety and Depression
There are ways to overcome anxiety and depression to find greater purpose, joy, and fulfillment in life. In addition to considering therapy, you might also incorporate some of these suggestions into your quest for a new you in the new year:
Seeking professional help
Both individual and group therapy help sufferers understand the root causes and triggers for anxiety and depression. You can resolve to move into the New Year towards a healthier, more positive, more productive you.
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