Depression: Learning How To Smile Again
Depression goes beyond just a condition or a disease or a low mood.
It becomes you.
A weight that can’t be lifted. Like a tunnel with no light.
Seemingly no end or way out.
It seems devastating to me that someone can lose a smile. But it happens to so many people these days. Depression is extremely common.
Sometimes focusing on something that you can control, like healing the body from the inside, can give someone the positive direction they need to learn how to smile again.
When I first spoke to Kellie, I could feel her readiness for change. She wanted to be healthy and happy so badly I could literally feel her passion through the phone. So I asked Kellie if she wanted to take a spot in one of my 12 week programs.
Not everyone who comes to me wants help just losing weight. In fact, generally that falls into the third or fourth priority. What comes at the top of most women’s list is being healthy and happy.
Although I can talk about what I do for days on end, sometimes its better to hear from someone who has actually been there. Someone who knows what it feels like to not know how to smile anymore.
To hear the words from someone who changed her life and now has a new lease on life. Someone who has become that woman that everyone asks “what’s your secret?” because her skin radiates and because she can’t stop smiling.
Read the story on how Kellie got her smile back…
Kellie came to me having completed another 12 week program, not once, but twice. However, the program failed her both times and she didn’t manage to get through the program with any success.
You see she had had a knee reconstruction was unable to do a lot of the fitness moves that were asked of her. And she also suffered from depression and anxiety and didn’t really feel the programs were suited for her as a mother, with health problems that didn’t fit the “normal” profile.
But enough from me… here’s Kellie:
“After pregnancy and a second knee reconstruction I put on weight and felt horrible. I had no energy and suffered from depression and anxiety. It was like I was walking around in a haze with a heavy weight on my mind. I was rundown and always on edge with my kids and hubby. Even though I knew I was doing it, I couldn’t seem to control my short temper, bad moods and constant yelling.”
“One day my husband asked me why I never smiled anymore, but I couldn’t answer him. I didn’t know why. But I did know that something had to change.”
“The GRL program has been a life changer for me. Eight weeks in to the program and I’ve lost 5kg, but more importantly countless cm’s from my waist, hips and thighs and I have so much energy. People keep commenting on how clear and glowing my skin is and my brain fog is gone. Best of all, my tolerance levels with my family is so much higher.”
“Now I FEEL happy, like the dark cloud has been lifted from my mind. I smile every morning when I wake knowing its going to be a good day – and if its not, I know I have the strength and “tools” to make it through the tough days with a positive outlook.”
“Everything I thought I knew about food has been tossed out the window. My relationship with food has completely changed. I love discovering brand new recipes using ingredients I now know are good for me. And best of all, my children even love the food! I’m proud to know that I am a good role model for my kids.”
“Nicole has opened my eyes to the world of health and real food and given me the tools and support to see that I can be in control of my health. Her no-nonsense, intimate approach is priceless. She is the breath of fresh, clean air that my family and I needed.”
Need I say more? Kellie is inspiration enough. A walking statement for women of the world to see how amazing they can be.
Do you suffer from depression? Or perhaps you just struggle to find your smile some days?
I work with women from all backgrounds and across a broad range of health conditions from depression to hypothyroidism to general weight management issues. If you would like to speak with me, please register your interest HERE and I will call you.
If you want to help me on my mission to better the health of the women of this world, to help you to be the best version of yourself, to shine so much that people around you can’t help but ask you what you are doing to be so healthy and happy?
Then register your interest in the 12 week health program now. Starts September 21 and I only work with a small number of women each round so we can work intimately together.
Will you choose to accept your mission? (I hope so as I’d love have you along for the ride of you life!)