Come to the calm of a well functioning brain.
Here are some ideas for kicking the winter blues around the corner. Try burning some candles, and adding essential oils to the environment. Lavender and uplifting citrus essences help to get the mechanism running at a higher level. Taking a hot shower and rubbing olive, coconut or almond oil on your body and wrapping up in a bathrobe can help the cracked, dry skin to hydrate and the nerves to smooth out.
Find some activities that get you in a better state of mind. What are your favorites? Making cookies, playing with the dog....etc. Get off the social media that doesn't uplift you. Find the love of self with yourself.
Some people like hot yoga to get warmed up. Others like a sauna to warm up. Can you get outside to get some of that sun or get a light that can help with the SAD that can be affecting your mood.
Can you take notice of your thoughts and then get into your body to see what is going on, just a few breathes can change things around. This will help to relieve the mental trap of thoughts that keep going round and round. Get into the habit of being grateful for the wonderful things around you.
LENS neurofeedback can get the brain working in a good way. It untangles the tangles and helps to boost the mood.
Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.