In today’s society, many people are living lives without joy, peace, or happiness. Depression, anxiety, and fear have become the norm and out of lack of fulfillment, people are turning to unhealthy addictions to fill the pain that lies within. Depression has become the standard and people are being prescribed anti depressants on a daily basis. If you are depressed it is important that you do whatever it takes to find meaning, purpose, and joy in your life once again. If you are already on a course of inner healing through various therapeutic practices, it is important that you dedicate yourself to working hard at your recovery. Psychiatry offers many alternatives for those who need to escape the sadness, gloom, and despair that they are faced with. However, some people do not feel comfortable taking medications and look for alternatives that are natural and healthy. This is where Aromatherapy has shown to be very helpful in this area.
There is a delicate balance between the body, mind, and spirit and like delicate threads that have been gently woven; it doesn’t take much pull to break one of the threads. When pressures from life pull on the body, mind, emotions, and spirit those threads begin to bend under the heavy weight. If you notice that you are losing your sense of joy and peace then you need to take immediate action to counteract the negative effects of depression, whether or not you decide to seek treatment with a psychiatrist. Depression is a serious illness and it must be treated immediately.
Sometimes the loss of excitement for life may be triggered by certain changes in one’s life. These may include a new job or loss of one, a death by someone close to you, divorce, stress, financial problems, or ill physical health. The depression may also be hormonal related and may be attributed to issues such as menopause or child. These facts may be the very root of what is causing the sudden loss of interest in life.
It is also important to realize that sometimes seasonal changes can affect your body, mind, and emotions. If this is the situation, than along with Aromatherapy, you may need to add light therapy to your course of treatment.
Aromatherapy can lift your mood and help restore a sense of joy and happiness to your senses. The power of scent is strong and by combining Aromatherapy with herbal essential oils, you can also use herbs that are recommended for treating specific physical symptoms of depression, while benefiting from the richly aromatic Aromatherapy.
You should also watch children and the elderly for signs of depression. Often when children become depressed, concerned parents rest on the false notion that it is simply a fad, and that the will grow out of it. This simply isn’t so. Both children and the elderly need to be safeguarded against depression.
One way to combat the effects of depression, fear, and anxiety is to create a wonderful Joy, Peace, and Happiness aroma. By combining the essential oils: Orange, Bergamot, and Ylang Ylang you will an instant pick me up that will boost your senses, as well as your spirit.