*Reblogged* How To Find Hope When You Are Hurting

This is an amazing post by an amazing author.

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From darkness to light quote How to find hope, even when you are hurting. Image via BK, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr.

Life is tough, and sometimes we face difficulties and challenges that overwhelm us. People hurt us by letting us down. Relationships fail. We can lose our jobs. Loved ones pass away. Disaster can strike at any time, and we are left to pick up the pieces. It can seem as if there is no hope, and trying to get back on the road to recovery is a long, slow process. You might ask yourself, ‘why me?’ Unfortunately, none of us are immune to life’s problems, whether they are on a small or large scale. However, there is hope, even when you can’t see a way out of your struggles. Here are some suggestions you may find helpful when you are struggling to cope.

Pursue a sense of peace

When problems arise, our normal…

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*REBLOGGED* Beating Depression Without Medication: 3 Holistic Methods You Could Try

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Beating Depression without Drugs How does this woman cope with depression? Holistically or with medications? Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Statistics show that almost 80 percent of people will suffer depression at some point during their lives. That can happen for many different reasons. Some of them are environmental while others are physical. Serotonin is the chemical in your brain that regulates mood. When you don’t produce enough of serotonin, you will start to feel flat and unmotivated. There are many medications out there doctors will use to counteract the situation. However, there are also holistic methods you could try if you don’t want to take drugs. Whatever happens, just ensure you keep your doctor informed of all the techniques you utilize. Below, you’ll find some suggestions that could help.

Find happiness and understanding through art

Art is a powerful thing, and it can create many different emotions in human beings. Sometimes expressing yourself through…

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*REBLOGGED* Don’t Let Insomnia into Your Life

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This woman in bed has insomnia Sleeplessness. What causes it? Image via Flickr.

By definition, insomnia is ‘habitual sleeplessness or an inability to sleep.’ The words seem harmless, but the condition definitely isn’t. Imagine nights of staring at the clock, exhausted but unable to get any sleep. It can strike anybody, at any time and lead to major health issues, including depression. Yet, few of us know enough about the condition to protect ourselves. For many of us, insomnia is one of those distant things that happens to other people. Is it any wonder, then, that it can floor us completely?

Like with any health-related issue, the best way to avoid the problem is to know more about it. For one; what causes insomnia? You can’t take steps towards prevention without knowing. The bad news is, this is a tricky issue. Many factors could cause problems, and there are different forms of insomnia…

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Reblogged- Alternative Healing

I am reblogging this from a blog that I follow. She is the author of the other post I reblogged the other day on addiction. She is a very inspiring young woman, and I encourage everyone to check out her page! https://whenwomeninspire.com/


 

If you’re looking for an alternative to modern medicine, read on. These are alternative healing methods.

via When Medicine isn’t Enough: Alternative Healing — When Women Inspire

*Fwd From Another Blog*

We learn something new every day, they say, and learning to accomplish a mammoth task like overcoming addiction means you will learn more than one thing on your journey.

via What Suffering an Addiction Really Teaches Us — When Women Inspire