Everyone feels depressed or anxious sometimes. It is human nature. But when the feelings of depression and anxiety do not go away on their own or start interfering with your daily life, there could be something else going on. Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health issues for both men and women.
The good news is that mood and anxiety disorders are treatable and manageable. Working with a professional for anxiety treatment and counselling can make a big difference.
Life is full of surprises. Problems and misfortunes are a part of life. Everyone will experience unhappiness, and many people may become depressed temporarily as a result. Experiences such as failure can commonly result in feelings of self blame and worthlessness. Personal losses cause feelings of sadness, emptiness, and disappointment.
These feelings are normal, and will pass after a short time.
Depression symptoms include: an increase or decrease in appetite and or weight gain/loss, sad despairing moods, sleep problems, loss of interest in work, hobbies, people, withdrawn from family members or friends, feeling useless, pessimistic, hopeless, agitated, irritable, trouble concentrating, crying easily, thoughts of suicide.
If you or anyone you know suffer from these symptoms it is hard to change on your own. Sometimes you need the help of a professional. Family TLC helps people make those changes.
Everyone feels anxious at times. Life challenges such as a highly demanding schedules, workplace pressure, and even family conflict can cause anxiety.
But sometimes anxiety may get out of control, giving you an overwhelming sense of fear and dread for no apparent reason. This kind of anxiety can disrupt your daily functioning, relationships, social life and family life. Anxiety disorders are quite common. It is estimated that they affect 1 in 10 people. The good news is that they can be diagnosed and treated.
Anxiety does not only consist of physical symptoms. There are many emotional symptoms involved as well. Some of these include feelings of apprehension or dread, trouble concentrating, feeling tense or jumpy, anticipating the worst, irritability, and restlessness. One of the most common symptoms of anxiety is fear, which includes the fear of dying. You may fear that the chest pains you are having are a deadly heart attack or that the shooting pains in your head is the result of a tumor or aneurysm. You feel an intense fear when you think of dying, or you may think of it more often than normal and can’t get it out of your mind.
If you or anyone you know suffers from any of these symptoms please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705-737-3513.
Anger is a normal natural human emotion. The challenge starts when the anger becomes harmful to one’s self or to others. With the proper strategies, people can learn how to release anger in healthy and creative ways instead of taking anger out on others.
Family TLC can help individuals learn healthy strategies to release this emotion. At no cost to you, we offer free consultations with our Group Leader. At family TLC we believe in people.