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Can You Heal The Mind Without A Doctor?

Nicole Carman 1 Comment
Johannesburg Church Choir

Your mind goes through a lot in a lifetime. Everyday events can affect you dramatically. Indeed, the mind has a prison of its own. If you wander too deeply onto the path of darkness, you could find yourself locked inside and unable to escape.
 

More often than not, doctors can provide practical support to help you regain control and defeat your troubles. However, the mind is a complex entity that science doesn’t understand entirely. As a result, your doctor can sometimes struggle to find the key to healing your mind. Does it mean there is no way to getting better?
 

No, it doesn’t. When the medical treatment alone can’t succeed, you have many alternatives you can try in addition to free yourself from the darkness that is affecting your mental health. Indeed, your mental health doesn’t only react to medicine and therapy. It also responds to a variety of positive emotions. If you’re struggling with stress, addiction, and depression in ways the medical body has failed to heal fully, hopefully, you can find comfort in those alternative solutions.
 
 
Johannesburg Church Choir
 

When you are lost and confused, the Lord is always here for you

People tend to develop an addiction as a way to cope with a difficult situation. If you’re going through a lot of stress, you can find comfort in sharing a casual drink with friends, and rapidly your coping mechanism can evolve into daily quantities at home. Many are aware of their bad habits, but they are afraid of the chaos that might follow of they quit. But you can find support in your local church community, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, for instance, offers dedicated programs to help your mind overcome addictions. You will find a supportive and compassionate community to help you. Indeed, sometimes, all it takes to rebuild your life is for someone to take your hand and hold it as you follow the path of the Lord.
 
 

Finding peace in reconnecting with others

Day-to-day stress and hectic work lives can tear couples apart. Indeed, spending time together can lead to conflicts if you can’t find a way to relax. But stress shouldn’t come in the way of your relationship. The safest way to tackle it is to engage in a soothing hobby together. Gardening, for example, can not only help you to create a beautiful garden you both love but also feel closer together. Nurturing nature and nurturing your bond help you to recenter yourself, finding peace in yourself and with your spouse.
 
 

When modern life creates sadness and isolation, find comfort in a choir

In a world where everything goes fast, you can sometimes feel left behind as society rushes past you. Depression appears in isolation. But you can break the vicious circle by joining a collective activity that not only makes you feel part of a community, but that creates happiness in your mind too. You can sing in a choir. Indeed, according to scientists, your brain experiences an endorphin rush when you sing, which has a soothing effect on the body. Additionally, to release dopamine, a hormone that controls pleasure.
 

In conclusion, when you’re feeling stressed, confused, lonely or even struggling to overcome addiction, seeking medical assistance should, naturally, be your first action. However, there are also humane alternatives which can be successfully combined with your doctor’s treatment to free your mind from the darkness.
 
 

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Nicole Carman

My name is Nicole Carman and I’m a mental health advocate and writer who is diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, depression and anxiety. I'm the Founder of the Mental Health Awareness Project. I’m extremely passionate about raising awareness of mental health topics, including general mental health, mental wellness, and mental illnesses.

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  • Sandy February 11, 2019 at 4:40 PM

    I like those ideas! Especially the choir – then you aren’t alone and singing is amazing medicine.

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    Welcome to my own little space on the internet! My name is Nicole and this is my personal blog where I write about mental health. I’m extremely passionate about raising awareness of mental health and mental illnesses. I love helping and supporting others, spending time with my husband and cats, and traveling and exploring new places.

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