The anatomy of normal sadness

Wisdomforlife

I have counseled many people who feel stuck in sadness. They feel like they cannot escape the dark cloud that looms over their minds.

Life is hard when you feel stuck in a flight pattern you can’t escape. Many of those who battle depression have given up hope of ever living a life of joy and contentment.

But the battle these folks face is compounded by a sense of guilt because they often feel they should be stronger and better able to deal with things. And there is always a well-intentioned person ready to remind them of how many people face worse circumstances.

Until rather recently those facing this kind of challenge did not have reliable medicinal solutions to help them get to a better place. Things are much different now.

Medicines for depression and anxiety are now the most prescribed drugs by family medical practitioners. I know people who have…

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