I was speaking recently to an intelligent, sensitive, loving lady recently who felt completely broken and had done for many many years. Life had pushed her to the limit of endurance a number of times and she had bounced back.
There were tales of a passionate, wild, woman. A ferociously heroic, determined, mother performing miraculous feats in order to protect her children and give them as good an upringing as she could muster, in the face of dangers and hardship pretty unimaginable for most of us.
Eventually the passion dwindled and she felt completely spent. Such a list of different things tried over the years – antidepressants, counselling, group therapy, etc. nothing had worked. Worse, some things had actually caused more problems. Now she said she couldn’t see the tunnel, let alone the light at the end of it.
Sometimes this gradual decline and loss of vitality happens gradually to many of us unnoticed, or we put it down to ‘old age’.
I got to breaking point myself about fifteen years ago . My career was going well but the rest of my life at complete rock bottom enduring the trials and gut wrenching sadness of life with an alcoholic partner. Perhaps I will write more about that one day.
Anyway, the point is that I really do know what it is like to be scratching around just about holding things together. Finding complementary therapies and self-help of many types gave me the sticking plaster and coping strategies which gradually pieced me back together again.
I continue to build this knowledge and hone my skills to this day for myself and my clients.
- There are drug free, safe and effective ways to rekindle your fire, your zest for life, your joie de vivre.
- It could take a while (I remember theday I started to whistle and sing again – some two years on from hitting rock bottom).
- There isn’t “one size fits all” – you’ll need a unique blend of things to lift you and then truly entrench the improvements into your life. It is so worth it though – you could end up with your own unique life support system that will put that spring back into your step whenever you feel it going.
Please, if you are in that dark place, take my word for it that there is so much out there available to help you!
Speak to some complementary therapists and find one who you feel comfortable with and believe can help. I am very happy to talk to you in one of my free 15 minute consultations if you would to – just drop me a line or phone/text
Do something – Take the first step to get into your sunshine at the end of the tunnel!
Note: always seek advice from your GP before making any changes to medication