Ask others for support. Friends, family and professional clinicians are often helpful to get through difficult times and move forward.
Trusted loved ones can offer companionship, aid with tasks and listen to concerns.
Counselling may build insight, teach coping skills and provide a non-judgmental perspective.
Medication is sometimes essential in helping cope with very stressful situations or for those with a genetic predisposition to emotional difficulties. Follow instructions of a physician when starting, changing or stopping any medication.
Review physician – prescribed medications, over-the-counter drugs and nutritional supplements with a pharmacist. There may be adverse interactions among them.
Bodywork, such as acupuncture and massage, may be very beneficial to health. It is important to consult a licensed professional practitioner, to assure safety.
Where are you?
These specific questions help you reflect on your current lifestyle.
- Who are your supports?
- Do you feel you can confide in anyone?
Where are you going?
These questions help you set realistic goals that move towards change.
- What would you like to change?
- Where would you like to be in
- one month?
- one year?
- What will you do
- this week?