Pranic healing– Developed by Master Chok Sui from Japan, Pranic healing is a form of energy healing that uses life force or prana to improve health. Pranic healing is said to be extremely powerful and is based on the principle of accelerating the healing capacity of the body by increasing its life force. A new study has found that Pranic Healing is effective in easing mild and moderate depression when used with medications. This includes lessening the severity of depression and improving participants’ work and activities.
Yoga– Yoga has been used to address a variety of health problems, including mental health. A systematic evidence review and two subsequent studies showed that yoga is an effective intervention for depression treatment. Daily Yoga practice will bring your physical body and your emotional body into balance, restoring a sense of well-being and energy. You will feel more energy, love yourself more, and have a happier life.
Depression can involve a lot of dark thoughts. You might feel hopeless, worthless, or angry at life (or even yourself). This can make meditation seem somewhat counterintuitive since it involves increasing awareness around thoughts and experiences.
But meditation teaches you to pay attention to thoughts and feelings without passing judgment or criticizing yourself.
Meditation doesn’t involve pushing away these thoughts or pretending you don’t have them. Instead, you notice and accept them, then let them go. In this way, meditation can help disrupt cycles of negative thinking.
“These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb
Psychiatry– A psychiatrist is a medical doctor (M.D. or D.O.) who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating mental illness. A psychiatrist is trained to tell mental health problems from other medical conditions that could cause psychiatric symptoms. They also work with you on how mental illness can affect other physical conditions (such as problems with the heart or high blood pressure), and the effects of medicines (such as weight, blood sugar, blood pressure, sleep, and kidney or liver function).
Counseling– Counseling for depression focuses more on present thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how these things are affecting your life currently. During counseling, the therapist will use “talk therapy” to help you understand and work through the issues that are impacting your life in negative ways. Their role is to listen, provide feedback, and work with you to develop strategies to cope. They will also evaluate your progress and adjust the sessions accordingly. You may be asked to do homework that extends the learning from the counseling sessions. Often, this is in the form of tracking moods and feelings.