Ever wish you had a mentor with years of experience healing depression, after her own decade-long battle, whispering success secrets in your ear? That’s exactly what you’ll get when you tune into the Depression Relief Podcast with your host, mother of 4 turned Depression Recovery Expert, Yasmean Willis. Her specialty? Breaking down big ideas and strategies into actionable step-by-step processes designed to get you results with a whole lot less stress. Tune in, get inspired, and get ready to discover how Yasmean was able to recover from depression naturally, without medications, when doctors weren’t able to help at all. No matter how long you’ve been dealing with depression, or in what form, each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies along your depression recovery journey. Subscribe to our podcast and let’s get started! The content and resources on this Website(s) are for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of such advice or treatment from a personal physician. It should not be used to diagnose or treat health problems or to prescribe any medical devices or other remedies. All readers/viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions.
Creating Space for Healing...Could this be the Missing Link to Your Depression Recovery
Taking on depression recovery can be very intense. Many people jump right in not realizing what it really takes to recover. If you find that you're having a hard time making progress, it could be you haven't made space for healing. So, in today's episode we're talking about:
Why it's important to make space to heal.How your life can get in the way of your healing.How making space allows you to create healthier patterns.Steps you can take to make space for healing.How making space can be the ultimate benefit on your depression recovery journey.
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Touch Deprivation & Depression: What It Is, Do You Have It, and What to Do About It?
Touch deprivation is a real thing and isn't talked about too much in circles of depression. But I can tell you first hand, it was a big factor in my depression. It was a piece of my puzzle. One more cause figured out on my road to recovery. That's why I decided to talk about it today. Many people suffer from this very thing and have no clue that it could be a part of the reason they are depressed. Matter of fact, it could be the complete reason for some people. So, today we talk about:
What is touch deprivation?What science and research are finding out about its effects.How to know if you are touch deprived.What to do about it.
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Why You Need to Put Yourself First & One Trick to Make it Easy!
Putting yourself first! It may seem weird or wrong because we live in a society that values altruism, even if it's at our own expense. But you can do both. You can care for others and yourself at the same time. It doesn't need to be an all-or-nothing proposition. Today, I talk about how putting yourself first can be of benefit to you and those that matter most to you. No longer do you need to neglect yourself at your own expense. We're discussing:
The value of investing in yourself.Why prioritizing yourself is necessary.How to get around the discomfort or guilt you may be feeling.One tip you can use to help you learn to put yourself first.So, if you doubt yourself, know that you are worth it, now find out why!
Self-Sabotage: Why We Do It & How You Can Learn to Defeat It!
Self-sabotage is something that everyone deals with from time to time. The difference between the people who are able to achieve great things and the ones who get stuck is understanding when it happens and how to get past it.
Today's episode is dedicated to explaining the dynamics of self-sabotage and how they can stand in the way of your depression recovery if you don't get ahead of it now. We're discussing:
Understanding what self-sabotage can look like.What are forms of destructive or avoidance self-sabotage?How it relates to fear.Finding your self-sabotage triggers.How to get past sabotaging your progress and goals.So, let's get started!
Emotional Intelligence & It's Connection to Depression
I had no idea I was working on my emotional intelligence when I made the decision to turn things around for myself and begin focusing on me and my health. Little did I know this would be the first step in a lifelong journey to become the best me mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. Well, it turns out that emotional intelligence can be one of the keys to your depression recovery, as it was for me. So we'll be discussing:
What is emotional intelligence?The categories of emotional intelligence.How emotional intelligence relates to depression.The benefits of emotional intelligence.Why it's important for depression recovery.How to begin fostering a higher level of emotional intelligence.Let's get into it!
The Power of Thought: Can It Make or Break Your Recovery?
The power of thought is a buzz topic for good reason. In fact, it was the power of thought that made the difference in my depression recovery. But it didn't just stop there. I've been able to continue to benefit beyond depression recovery since then. It has carried over into all aspects of my life. So today we're focusing on if it's necessary for depression recovery and if so, how you can use it as well. We're discussing:
How the mind affects your physical performance.Why thought can make or break depression recovery.Could the power of thought be the answer to overcoming roadblocks?How being hard on yourself can damage self-esteem.How to put the power of thought to work for you.And so much more!Let's dive in!
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What I’ve learned has been very helpful. I’ve tried a few suggestions on mindset and another areas and it has helped. Thank you so much.
This is the best I’ve ever listened to, it’s so understanding and I highly recommend!!
So how can I get more information? All the doctors and therapists haven’t been successful.