12 Ways to Beat Winter Blues
Cooped up inside, hiding from the sunless winter (tundra sometimes included), you may be asking ...
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults age 18 and older (18.1 percent of the population) every year.
I myself was diagnosed with clinical depression and extreme anxiety over a decade ago and went on a personal growth journey that led to my spiritual awakening. I turned my attention away from the drama of the world that I had no control over and instead focused on the inside (what I can control). With mindfulness, meditation, self-care, personal growth, and strong spiritual practices, including affirmations and oracle cards, I was able to heal my anxiety and depression.
[Read: “Oracle Cards for Beginners.”]
Still, it can be hard to feel calm and hold peace when things seem to be falling apart. If you are overwhelmed by life and the negative aspects of the world, tune your attention to the moment with intention and love. Start by focusing on what is going well and detach from the negativity.
Don’t ignore feeling overwhelmed—read “Lessons From an Emotional Detox.”
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