When you feel depressed, suffering from a deep sadness, do you feel powerless over your mood? Does your life feel unmanageable because of it? Does your preoccupation with past hurts and regrets interfere with your life? Do you feel hopeless about finding a cure for your depression? If you answer ´´yes´´ to these questions, you may be addicted to your mood. It acts like a drug that sedates, numbs, and possesses you, causing you to sleepwalk through life. Viewing your depressed mood as an addiction, Dr. Ortman guides you through the time-tested Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to find healing and growth. He shows how the Steps offer practical wisdom to awaken your spirit deadened by your depression. The Steps provide guidance for your personal journey into the darkness of your mood so that you can discover your true self and release the Power within you.
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If you have been struggling with situational depression, the condensed information in this audiobook will help you overcome being depressed. The wisdom Al Mentoring shares about coping with depression has helped hundreds of thousands of people all over the world learn how to deal with their depression. Are you experiencing any of these situational depression signs? Feelings of sadness Feelings of hopelessness A loss of enjoyment in things once considered pleasurable Bouts of crying or crying spells Feelings of anxiety and nervousness Impaired sleeping patterns Difficulty concentrating and paying attention to different things Feelings of being overwhelmed Suicidal thoughts or behavior Increased levels of anger and aggression Isolation from friends and family Physical symptoms (headaches, stomachaches, palpitations, etc.) Changes in appetite (loss of appetite or overeating) Feelings of exhaustion, tiredness, or a lack of energy Alcohol or drug abuse Depression can come in many different forms and can affect any type of person. Someone suffering from this condition will have to deal with a range of intense emotions on a daily basis, swinging between anxiety, hopelessness, negativity, and helplessness. This book contains proven methods for dealing with situational depression. Get it now. You´ll be glad you did. 1. Language: English. Narrator: JC Anonymous. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/034580/bk_acx0_034580_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This is not the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous. It is a comprehensive study guide that summarizes each chapter and breaks down the history of where and how it came about. Then it weaves how to apply the 12 steps to your life to find freedom from the bondage of addiction. This audiobook uses the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous to help you develop a deeper understanding of how to obtain and maintain healthy sobriety. The author mixes in a 12-step study guide to help the person in recovery identify negative mind-sets to avoid and prevent against relapse, depression, and anxiety.This audiobook is made to help you whether it´s your first time through the steps or whether you are a more experienced member and can be used in hospitals, treatment centers, and in group settings. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Glenn Langohr. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/125713/bk_acx0_125713_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dealing with a Bipolar Person - Get Equipped with the Skills Needed for Coping with a Spouse, Friend, Family Member, or Someone You Love with Manic Depression. Does it feel as though you are on a wild roller-coaster ride of emotions due to your interactions with someone who has been diagnosed as being bipolar? Are you feeling frustrated, sad, lonely, angry, depressed, and hurt because of the situation you´ve found yourself in with this person you so desperately love? Are you exhausted from focusing all of your attention on what the sick person is doing all of the time? Does it feel as though you have totally lost yourself and are consumed with obsessing over everything the manic or depressed person is doing? I understand your situation all too well. I´ve been coping with people who suffer from mood disorders for the past 45 years, and there´s nothing easy about it. One minute it can seem as though everything in life is just fine, then suddenly some disturbing thing happens, and it seems like your life is falling apart. Although you cannot control the actions of others, you can learn how to have more control over your own emotions and actions in the midst of this very difficult situation. There is hope! As you are learning about what the bipolar person´s world is like in this audiobook, you are also going to be getting equipped with skills you need in order to take charge of your life again. Inside this book on dealing with someone who is bipolar, you are going to learn how to: Have a deeper level of compassion for your friend, family member, spouse, or person you love who is suffering with manic depression Not let the person with the mood disorder cause your emotions to experience extreme ups and downs Detach with love Set boundaries Stop being an enabler Love the bipolar person without conditions Enjoy your life again /l 1. Language: English. Narrator: JC Anonymous. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/033208/bk_acx0_033208_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How to live with someone you care about who is depressed Cindy Help, the author has helped people all over the world lean how to handle the difficulties associated with interacting with depressed people. The life-skills you need for coping with a depressed friend, spouse, co-worker, family member, boyfriend, girlfriend, sibling, or child are contained within this audiobook. The wisdom in this book will show you exactly how to live with someone who is suffering with chronic or situational depression. From the author on dealing with a depressed person: When a family member, spouse, or friend suffers from depression, they need all the love and support they can get from you. Your care, encouragement, support, and understanding all play a vital role in their recovery. While this is true, it isn´t a walk in the park. Living with a depressed person can be very difficult for everyone involved. If you live with a depressed person and share a fair amount of responsibility in looking after that person day in and day out, it´s easy to forget yourself and to neglect your own needs. If this keeps up, you may eventually find yourself burnt out or on the brink of wearing yourself down. Whether you are living with or taking care of a depressed person by your own conscious choice or not is not the issue. What is important is doing your best to deal with it and look after the depressed person while nonetheless knowing how to take care of yourself at the same time. All throughout this ordeal, you must strive to remember that you still matter. Most resources out there focus solely on the depressed person. It´s about time someone focused on you. Get this book while it´s being offered at an introductory price, you´ll be glad you did. 1. Language: English. Narrator: JC Anonymous. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/034186/bk_acx0_034186_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are you constantly obsessing over the way your spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend, partner, or significant other is behaving, as a result of his or her being depressed? Do you feel like your plans are always revolving around your husband, wife, or partner´s mood swings? Do you feel like you always come second place to the depression that your significant other suffers with? I know exactly what you are living through with while being in love with someone who is suffering from depression. I´ve lived with several people in my family for many years who have been diagnosed with anxiety or depression disorders. Through many years of going to support-group meetings, meeting with therapists, and interacting with depressed loved ones, I´ve learned how to cope with people who are depressed. The wisdom I share in this audiobook comes from hands-on experience in dealing with depressed people. When you are finished with this audiobook on coping with someone who is depressed, you will understand: What you can do and should do to help your relationship with the depressed person to be healthier How to love your partner, friend, or family member without conditions Why you need to take care of yourself and avoid obsessing over the depressed person´s mood swings How to respond in an intelligent way to occasional insanity rather than reacting negatively. And much, much more! 1. Language: English. Narrator: JC Anonymous. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/034801/bk_acx0_034801_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.