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Tis the Season to be Jolly?

Nov 30th 2010 at 9:32 PM
Tis the Season to be Jolly? Nov 30th 2010 at 9:32 PM · edit this article

Tis the season to be Jolly, but for many this time of year

is the worst for them. Especially with the way or economy

has been this past year, with thousand loosing their Jobs

Homes, equity in their homes and loss of confidence in our

Government and Banking system. It is enough to bring on



Here's some things that might help you with your feeling this

way at this time of the year.You've probably heard that

scientists have validated the centuries-old practice of using

St. John's wort ( hypericum perforatum ) ot treat depression.


It seem the plant does have lifting properties. Exactly how and

why it works no one know for sure. But thousands of people

in the us and Europe take it today.


The Amish use St.Johns Wort to treat depression too. They

don't consume it but they hang it over their barn door and house

door to keep out witches and their spells, Thus, they believe

they prevent depression on other illnesses from striking their



Some think that acupuncturists believe depression is a blockage of qi,

the bodies vital energy force.and using  this method re-balance the

flow of qi.easing the symptoms of depression.


Counting your blessings one by one is another way to re leave

some of your feelings of hopelessness,reading Bible

scripture and community involvement. Giving to others and

doing something good for someone else helps depression

not just for you but for the person you are helping.


There is something to touch. One study found that 30 minutes

of massage a day effectively reduced depression and anxiety

in hospital patients. Could there be something in the human touch?

Give it a try for yourself !!


You heard the old cliche " stop and smell the roses " well there

actually may be an antidepressant effect from ihaling certain

fragrances. The aroma fo diferent folwers such as Orange blossom

Jasmine, and ylang ylang a pears to alleviate symptoms of


These are just a few suggestion that I hope might help you or

someone else in these difficult times and season we are now in.

Remember that today will take care of today and not to worry about

tomorrow as tomorrow will take care tomorrow.

If you are going through some hard times with depression, reach out

to some one who has a whole lot less that you and ask if you can help

them with their situation, your going feel good about yourself and

that all it take to get out of depression.

If you like what you have read please let me know.

Thanks for your time in reading my ramblings.

Greg Hill



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