Hypnosis is a powerful tool that can help you to live a fuller life by breaking free from depression
Most of us go through moments or short periods in life when we feel down, dejected, frustrated or put upon. This is quite normal and these feeling usually pass quite quickly. However, it’s when these negative feelings linger and overwhelm us that problems can start.
Sometimes depression just creeps up on you without any cause whilst at other times there are many factors at play, such as bereavement, redundancy, professional overload and burnout or after surgery.
Depression can affect anyone regardless of social background, creed or colour. It is is a disorder involving mood, thought and the body. It tends to affect the way people think, what they think about themselves, how they eat, exercise and how they react to situations. Often the sufferer feels hopeless, helpless and alone.
The following symptoms can be present:
Feelings of sadness which do not lift
Marked weight loss or weight gain, and decreased or increased appetite
Difficulty sleeping or excessive sleeping
Difficulty concentrating and focusing on tasks
Chronic fatigue or lack of energy
It is important that you see your GP, so that you can be properly diagnosed and treated.
How can hypnotherapy help with depression?
Hypnotherapy for depression can help address the underlying cause as well as help you find much more effective coping behaviours. It can also help you achieve a happier mood and decrease or dispel the pessimistic and negative thoughts that generally accompany depression. We will replace old thinking patterns with more useful ones; enhancing your self-esteem and giving you back your confidence so that you can begin to move forward with your life.
By recognising past achievements and setting realistic goals for the future, it is possible to gain perspective once again and feel positive about the future.