Updated: Oct 2
You know, I’ve had so many people come to me with this burning question, even doctors and experts in the medical field: how can one overcome those low moods without resorting to medication?
It’s a question that sparked some deep conversations about how we can manage our emotions in a simple and straightforward way. So, I felt compelled to put these insights down on paper to help shed light on how we can take charge of our emotional well-being in a positive way.
Managing our emotional state plays a significant role in how we navigate the rollercoaster of life. Our brains naturally go through mood swings, thanks to different neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine. They’re like the brain’s "mood regulators".
But here’s the thing: restoring these neurotransmitters may take some time. Sometimes it's more than usual in some ocations. And during that downtime, we might find ourselves in a funk, feeling down.
But here’s the exciting part: we can actually influence this process intentionally. It all starts with recognizing when we’re in that low emotional state. Instead of pushing those negative feelings away, we can embrace them, treating the unpleasantness with a welcome and let them flow through us, without resisting. It’s a bit like letting a river flow. And guess what? This can speed up the brain’s release of those mood-boosting neurotransmitters.
When we embrace those low moments in just the right way, something magical happens. We start to notice a shift in how our brain communicates with our body. It’s like sending positive vibes to different parts of our body, including that chest and stomach area.
This shift can kickstart the brain into gear, helping it restore neurotransmitter balance faster, and that’s when we find ourselves in a happier, safer more balanced state of mind.
So, in a nutshell, while our brain naturally swings through moods due to neurotransmitters, we’ve got a say in how this journey unfolds. By being aware of our emotions, welcoming them, and letting them pass through us, we can help our brain restore balance quicker.
These insights offer a different perspective for those seeking to boost their emotional well-being without rushing to medication.
Hope that this will help some of you who are seeking help and feel free to connect to discuss how I may help you.