# 8 - 4 Steps to Overcoming Depression & Anxiety Without Medication


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In this week's episode:

  • 🎙️ Introduction:
    Hey friends, welcome back to the Eternal Postpartum Podcast. I'm Kilah Lawson, your host. In today's episode, we're diving into four powerful steps to overcome depression and anxiety without medication. Let's rediscover the joy in motherhood.

    Key Points:

    1. Identifying the Struggles:

    • Acknowledging the rising challenges of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in society.
    • Understanding the recurrent nature of depression and anxiety in mothers and the long-lasting impact on well-being.

    2. Shifting Perspectives:

    • Challenging mainstream views on mental health.
    • Introducing the concept of epigenetics and its role in understanding and overcoming depression and anxiety.

    3. Unveiling Depression and Anxiety:

    • Sharing personal experiences of battling depression's various manifestations.
    • Highlighting the toll on energy, hopelessness, guilt, and the emotional conflicts mothers face.

    4. The Limitations of Traditional Approaches:

    • Critiquing antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications and their temporary solutions.
    • Addressing the shortcomings of therapy in providing a holistic solution.
    • Emphasizing the need for a comprehensive understanding of the root causes of mental health struggles.

    5. Introducing the Body Balance Method:

    • Holistic approach with four pillars: Physical Harmony, Mental Harmony, Emotional Well-being, and Spiritual Health Recovery.

    6. Physical Harmony:

    • Addressing nutritional deficiencies, gut health, and hormone imbalance.
    • Exploring the interconnectedness of these aspects in achieving mental well-being.

    7. Mental Harmony:

    • Correlating hormone balance, stress levels, and overstimulation with mental well-being.
    • Highlighting the importance of postpartum hormonal balance for long-term mental health.

    8. Emotional Well-being:

    • Recognizing and addressing emotional trauma contributing to depression and anxiety.
    • Advocating for the restoration of collectivism and support among mothers.

    9. Spiritual Health Recovery:

    • The often overlooked spiritual aspect in mental health.
    • Personal journey of spiritual awakening and its impact on breaking free from mental strongholds.

    10. The Holistic Journey:

    • Connecting spiritual health with overall well-being and overcoming depression.
    • Emphasizing the importance of a balanced approach for long-lasting healing.

    11. Inviting Collaboration:

    • Encouraging women to reach out for support in reclaiming their health.
    • Joining the Facebook community for a collective journey of wellness.

    🌸 Closing Message:
    As we embark on this journey, let's commit to holistic health, reclaiming our spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being. Let's break free from the strongholds that hinder us and rediscover the joy in motherhood. If you're ready for change, reach out, and let's walk this path together. See you on the next episode!

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The Eternal Postpartum Podcast reclaiming collectivism and wellness through the infinite chapters of postpartum

If you're a mother or provider who wants to be involved in this radical societal shift, be sure to listen in!  Let's create the change that we desperately need so that mothers can rise in resilience and strength after childbirth.  🖤


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