Feelings that you are experiencing ‘aren’t your feelings’, but rather ‘a feeling that is passing through you’.
This practice offers the most effective forms of treatment, to obtain relief from depression and/or anxiety in your life.
Some symptoms of depression and anxiety overlap, such as problems with sleep, irritability, and difficulty concentrating. But there are several key differences that help distinguish between the two.
Feeling down, sad, or upset is normal. It can be concerning feeling that way for several days or weeks on end.
Physical symptoms and behavioral changes caused by depression include: decreased energy, chronic fatigue, or feeling sluggish frequently, difficulty concentrating, making decisions, or recalling, pain, aches, cramps, or gastrointestinal problems without any clear cause, changes in appetite or weight, difficulty sleeping, waking early, or oversleeping.
Emotional symptoms of depression include: loss of interest or no longer finding pleasure in activities or hobbies, persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, or emptiness, feeling hopeless or pessimistic ,anger, irritability, or restlessness, feeling guilty or experiencing feelings of worthlessness or helplessness, thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts.
Anxiety, or fear and worry, can happen to anyone from time to time, too. It’s not unusual to experience anxiety before a big event or important decision.
But, chronic anxiety can be debilitating and lead to irrational thoughts and fears that interfere with your daily life.
Physical symptoms of anxiety: feeling fatigued easily, difficulty concentrating or recalling muscle tension, racing heart, grinding teeth, sleep difficulties, including problems falling asleep and restless, unsatisfying sleep
Emotional symptoms of anxiety include: restlessness, irritability, or feeling on edge, difficulty controlling worry or fear, dread, panic
Therapy can help to uncover the underlying causes of your worries and fears, learn how to relax, look at situations in a new, less frightening way, and develop better coping mechanisms and problem-solving skills.