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What do we really mean when we say we are "depressed" anyway? At minimum something about your mood feels a little off and perhaps you are having trouble enjoying life the way you once did. At worst you are barely functioning or feeling hopeless.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy was for many years considered the only scientifically proven psychotherapy for treating depression. Over time the treatments based in this approach have multiplied all with slightly different twists or angles but similarly all incorporate some basic core skills and ideas that form the building blocks for managing your own mood. Here we provide building blocks for taking control of your mood!
In Part II we add some depth to the basic technique we showed you in Part I. Building on what you already learned; Part II takes emotion and mood management using Cognitive Behavioral techniques to the next level.
You know you are in trouble when you are stressing over how much stress you are under (Dr. Binks, 2012). I would like to think that is an original quote but given how common the experience of stress is, I doubt if someone has not said it before. In much the same way it’s unlikely you haven’t heard hundreds of stress experts tell you how to manage it. But if you want a fresh and simple approach then look no further.
Sleep disturbance is a complex issue that has many causes. However no matter what the cause there are things you can do to start working to sleep a little better.