Non Drug based tips

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There are plenty of use either taking prescribed drugs or unprescribed unlicensed herbal remedies. These help us all in different ways but i was wondering what other little gems people may have that have helped them however obvious or peculiar they may be ? These methods are usually the ways we eradicate the issues around depression rather than mask them with meds. Don't get ne wrong thous the meds help stabilise you when your on your journey.

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    Hi I've found cognitive therapies very helpful. 
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      At first it was an allowance of 8 sessions through the NHS then reduced to 6, that seems to be the norm now. I think it's all been privatised again. I had anxiety management sessions through MIND, then was referred to a "well being service". My therapist kept going on holiday so my session were fractured. I'm still in need of more therapy & need to self refer. I've had bad experiences with therapists & have trust issues so I find it hard to push myself into getting a new therapist. Some of them are a waste of time & other have better techniques. I've seen experienced ones & student ones. 
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    I have found talking to the Samaritans Has really helped me at my lowest points. Just knowing you wont be judged or thought less of for admitting your life is less than perfect at the Moment means everything.

    I am also a big Fan of Holistic therapies As It treats the whole Person not Just the symptoms like Stress, anxiety etc. So much so I trained In Holistic therapies myself and have turned my Hobby into a business.

    I am not saying what helps me Will Help everyone but its certainly helps me. :-)

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    I find that Pilates helps me relax & a bit of Yoga, I watch online videos so not sure If I've got the correct postures but stretching helps.
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