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When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective by Om Swami
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“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“For years I thought, real life was about to begin. For years I thought something big, something grand was going to happen in my life and I would suddenly start feeling happier. I thought what I was living was not my real life, that I was meant to do something else. And one day I would be free of all shackles, I would be free of all my engagements. Then I would embark upon this journey of discovering myself, of being happy, of always being fulfilled. But there was always some unfinished business. There was a bill to be paid, there was a call to be made, and there was an email to be replied to … so, no matter how much I ticked off, there was always some stuff still left. There was always some obstacle on the path of my happiness. One day, it dawned that these obstacles were my life.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“Whatever we feel we lack in life, whenever anyone gives us that, we equate it with love. It could be attention or intimacy for some or appreciation and spending quality time for others. Love is different things to different people.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“At the root of all emotions patients of depression experience, there are three primary feelings: first, a sense of insecurity; second, a sense of vulnerability; and finally, a sense of isolation. They”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“And the greatest support you can extend to a patient of depression is acceptance. Accept and understand that she is not intentionally behaving in a dysfunctional manner. Something deep within is broken which is making her behave like this.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“The thing about depression is it blurs your perception of the future and makes it nearly impossible to see that end. You start to think that there’s no such thing as ‘winning’, and why bother fighting if you already know the outcome. It gradually strips you of any hope you previously had. And without hope, it’s difficult to see a future or a reason to fight.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“Depression is not absence of happiness. It is absence of life and of will.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective
“Depression is a fracture of not just your mind, it’s a fracture of your very being – everything you thought you were or stood for feels broken.”
Om Swami, When All Is Not Well: Depression and Sadness -- A Yogic Perspective