Did you spring out of bed this morning craving fun and action? Or did you lay there wondering how you are going to get through the day? If you are in the second group, consider this batch of simple tips for self-treating for depression, without pills.
I haven't met a person yet who is entirely rational. Being human means living with the programming that is inherent to our species, including a natural tendency to attribute meaning to coincidences and to be fearful of things we associate with pain. It doesn't have to be real to be real in our minds. We create our reality. Sometimes our assembled and fabricated internal reality works, and sometimes it doesn't. Join the club.
Teresa Gryder ND is a naturopathic physician with a unique perspective on mental health, and a wide range of evidence-based alternative treatments to consider. Originally from Tennessee, she currently practices in Portland, Oregon.