POWER LOSS

There are so many ways we potentially lose energy in our very busy lives. We live in a world that sometimes feels it threatens our very existence. Jobs become more tiring and less rewarding. Demands pile up. Decisions become overwhelming. Relationships take effort and often suffer from lack of attention. Patterns you have learned throughout … Continue reading POWER LOSS

“I feel out of control. I can’t get up in the morning and I can’t sleep through the night. I don’t want to talk to anyone but I don’t want to be alone. I’m sad but I can’t cry. I’m a mess.”

Please know that you are experiencing deep biological changes that are complex. The solutions are equally complex. I will try to outline a clear pathway. Four factors are contributing to this shift: Female hormones Seasonal changes in light Fear of changes in your child's lifestyle and habits Fear of your mother dying similarly to your … Continue reading “I feel out of control. I can’t get up in the morning and I can’t sleep through the night. I don’t want to talk to anyone but I don’t want to be alone. I’m sad but I can’t cry. I’m a mess.”

“I just hate when school starts. Everything gets so hard to do. By Christmas, I just want to head to the Bahamas and leave the whole family to figure it out. Help.”

Real People Real Questions Real Answers You are describing a familiar pattern to many people who live in an area of the world that experiences seasons.  SAD-seasonal affective disorder is very common.  Unfortunately, it coincides with exactly the stressful events you describe making it difficult to sort out from situational problems versus biological response to decreased … Continue reading “I just hate when school starts. Everything gets so hard to do. By Christmas, I just want to head to the Bahamas and leave the whole family to figure it out. Help.”