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Any way I can treat my depression and anxiety (without meds) through meditation or some spiritual practice?

I can’t go to the doctor anymore because we don’t have the money for that so I can’t get the help I am supposed to be getting. I have been diagnosed as having depression and anxiety.
Any way I can treat my depression and anxiety through meditation or some spiritual practice?

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Hello Yes, you can heal anything through meditation. It has been studied that all di-eases are a cause of feeling separate from your Source, that source is what ever you choose to call it. I call it God. I have had some success in meditational healing for myself, for family and for friends. This is a very empowering way to heal, and much better than drugs. You will find that you will not only heal your depression and anxiety, but you will heal your life. The process may take a little longer than with drugs, but the lasting affects are… Read more »

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depression is due to unfulfilled desires. anxiety is due to lack of self confidence. both these -ve emotions lead us to unhappy life. to solve a problem, we should go 2 d root cause & remove it. first, take life as it comes, have desires but don’t b attached 2 them. second, b self confident always [u can do it, u r inferior 2 none!!]. [because d real u is the spirit/soul inside of ur body, that’s a part of the omnipotent, omniscient & omnipresent Super-soul/God]. third, think positive & optimistic always. fourth, decide 2 b happy always, never allow… Read more »

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Not quite what you asked, but this might help. I hope you can get a dietary supplement called St. John’s Wort. I take four capsules of 300 mg. St John’s Wort, an herbal supplement every day. I think it helps with depression. The word “wort” just means plant. St. John’s Plant. God bless!

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I sometimes think that the whole world is one big ball of depression…So many things that we have to go through in life, all the hardships, trials and tribulations that we suffer through and everybody have had to deal with one disappointment or another, so why aren’t more people on medication….Well, let me tell you the answer…Most people choose to deny that they even have some sort of mental illness or im-balance in the brain…I have proof of this because most professional people who have gotten doctorate level degrees in Psychology and as a Psychiatrist often enter this field because… Read more »

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yes. since i found Jesus i’ve been able to quit taking effexor. i use to have severe depression and panic attacks all the time. but never again ! im a catholic and we have a strong emphasis on contemplative prayer which is kind of like meditating. i think its the contemplative prayer that has helped me the most so i would imagine that meditation would help as well. meditate on the love of GOD, on the fact that no matter what happens, He is always with you. or just clear your mind and put yourself in His presence at the… Read more »

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For a medication substitute, you can try using St. John’s Wort – usually available over-the-counter. It can sometimes help with depression (I’m not sure about anxiety).

You can also work on relaxation techniques to combat anxiety, and on improving your negative thinking patterns to help with depression. There are numerous ‘self-help’ articles and books on how to go about starting this.

naisanyazdani
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Prayer certainly helps. Here’s a special prayer revealed by the Bab, which to me is very effective when repeated many times over:

“Is there any remover of difficulties, save God? Say: Praised be God. He is God. All are His servants and all abide by His bidding”.

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You can put a band-aid on it with spirituality, but treating it will take a lot of personal effort on your part to become a better and more satisfied person. If you feel you are wasting your time, do something you consider worthwhile, or something to help your fellow man.

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Liberal Asskicker

Accomplishment.

When I was working with homeless teens, I used to tell them, “your self esteem can never sink lower than the greatest thing you’ve ever done for another human being.”

If you get the opportunity to save someone else’s life, there always be at least one person in the world who thinks of you as a godsend, a hero or a savior, and as long as it’s true for them, it has to be true for you too. There’s nothing you can do to change the past. It’s always there for you.