Framingham and Metro West Mental Health Counseling
A recent study conducted by Psych Central found that Massachusetts ranked #11 as the most depressing state to live in. If you live in the Framingham or Metro West area, this doesn’t bode well for you, or does it?
There are a number of problems that we face that help contribute to the decline in mental health and growing trend of depression here in the Framingham area. The unemployment rate is two percentage points higher than it was a decade ago, the ferocious New England winter will soon be here, and the Pats season is nearing an end. Times are tough right now.
One the largest reasons mental health is despondent is because of the challenges we go through in life.
But there is good news!
Problems have been around for centuries and not matter where we live, we can all overcome them. Problems are one thing we all have in common, no matter our background, ethnicity, gender, or geographical location.
Problems arrive at our doorstep every day. Family problems, relationship issues, personal matters, and even minuscule nuisances like not having a snow brush when the car gets frosted over (We all know that can be an issue during the harsh winters we experience here). We all face challenges and we all have things that we wish could be changed, but some people adapt to change more quickly than others.
So what can you do to improve you, Framingham, and the Metro West area?
The people who are able to breeze through the obstacles life puts in their way have three things in common: motivation, optimism, and confidence. These attributes allow them to work through any problem they may face.
Life іѕ not easу and it’ѕ no ѕurрrisе that manу of uѕ have loѕt оur ѕpark, оur enthuѕiаѕm, our passion, to live lіfе to the fullest. If you find yourself struggling through life, with problems arising everywhere, there are plenty of ways to get your confidence and motivation back. Always hold your goals dear to you and work hard to be the best you could possibly be without dwelling on your mistakes.
A mindset like this will change you, Framingham, and possibly the world.
Give Thrive Westborough Counseling a call today at (774) 377-4939.
Grohol, J. (2011). The Most Depressing Places to Live in the U.S., 2011.Psych Central. Retrieved on December 7, 2012, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2011/12/26/the-most-depressing-places-to-live-in-the-u-s-2011/
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (N.D.). Labor force statistics from the current population survey. Retrieved from http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000. Date Accessed January 15th 2013