Although at times everyone endures feeling of sadness, if you have been experiencing intense sadness or moodiness for a considerable period of time, be assured that professional help is only a phone call away. Life Counselling Solutions can assist you in dealing with the issues that have resulted in your depression.
Depression can have adverse affects on lowering your self esteem, affecting your attitude to work as well as your ability to enjoy the many pleasures of life.
The following information from “Beyond Blue” can be assistive with recognising depression. It is important to keep in mind that everyone experiences such symptoms from time to time although they may not actually be suffering from depression and alternatively someone who is debilitated by depression may not necessarily be displaying all of the following list of symptoms.
- Not going out anymore
- Not getting things done at work/school
- Withdrawing from close family and friends
- Relying on alcohol and sedatives
- Not doing usual enjoyable activities
- Unable to concentrate
- Lacking in confidence
- ‘I’m a failure.’
- ‘It’s my fault.’
- ‘Nothing good ever happens to me.’
- ‘I’m worthless.’
- ‘Life’s not worth living.’
- ‘People would be better off without me.’
- Tired all the time
- Sick and run down
- Headaches and muscle pains
- Churning gut
- Sleep problems
- Loss or change of appetite
- Significant weight loss or gain
Depression can be very successfully treated with psychological interventions, medical interventions or some complementary and lifestyle interventions. Simply make that all important phone call to be assured of achieving your desired mental health stability in the weeks ahead. We can assist you to facilitate the necessary changes to create harmony in your life.
Call Donna at Life Counselling Solutions to start treating your depression today. Session times are available in Buderim, Sunshine Coast.