People suffering from depression experience different symptoms. You may experience low mood swings,disturbance of sleeping patterns and appetite, feeling lethargic . You may lose interest in your normal activities that you enjoy, isolating yourself from friends and family and find a loss in libido. Negative thoughts are common and a feeling of unable to stop this.
Counselling can help your depression though talking and you experiencing truly being heard and this can be an opening for you to understand any deep-rooted emotions and issues that you may be carrying, consciously or unconsciously. CBT helps to identify your negative thought pattern and disrupt this and addressing your negative thoughts. Relaxation and mindfulness techniques can help any anxiety you may feel.
Depression is a difficult condition to carry alone, seek help and advice, but most of all, stop your cycle of suffering in silence.