Recognizing Depression and How to Find the Light at the End of the Tunnel

Many people suffer from depression, whether as a response to a specific situation or because of ongoing environmental or other factors. Surprisingly, it can be difficult to recognize the symptoms, especially if they have been present for months or even years. In this episode, Jill Wheeler explains some of the ways in which this devastating life challenge can overwhelm us, how we can recognize it in ourselves or others, and she shares information and resources that can help with the healing journey.

Jillian Coleman Wheeler has been an author, consultant, speaker and personal mentor for more than three decades. She has a background in counseling, writing and marketing and has also had extensive training in the mental health arena. Jillian founded Good Samaritan Counseling Center in Spring, Texas, and co-founded The Child Abuse Prevention Center of Texas. For 7 years, she owned and operated an affordable housing complex for single parent families, which included a childcare center and a range of social programs. She is the co-author of six books on personal development, spirituality and marketing.

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What You’ll Learn from This Episode:

  • Some of Jillian’s own powerful story of overcoming a traumatic childhood that caused depression from the age of five
  • How Jillian’s healing journey led to creating her Signature Program, Reboot Your Bliss™
  • A look at the evolution of antidepressant medications over the last few decades
  • Some of the differences in causes of depression many years ago as compared to now
  • One of the major causes of depression in our current society
  • Common symptoms of severe depression that we might see in ourselves or in others
  • How to spot early symptoms of depression
  • Why even joyful, positive changes and events in our lives can cause grief and even depression
  • Insights into handling significant life changes
  • Several major traumatic events in Jillian’s adult life that have contributed to her own healing and her ability to develop further resources for clients
  • How to find joy in spite of traumatic and challenging events
  • Why it is important to have a holistic approach to life
  • Some simple but powerful first steps to take toward healing from depression
  • One of the best tools to regain a sense of power and control over your life

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Reboot Your Bliss™ | Help For Depression | Free ebook: “7 Steps to Reboot Your Bliss™”

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