Resilience Builders: Movement after Experiencing Deep Depression

Feel the power in your body by moving. Movement and exercise give energy to dead weight in the body. When you have gone through a tremendously tough situation, your body and mind are exhausted. You can feel the tightness in different parts of your body. It’s like carrying heavy weight or being alive in a body that you cannot feel. Your depressed body needs to rest, but eventually, you will need to slowly start more movement.

When I was going through grief my body and mind were exhausted and I needed to rest all day. It was hard to think about movement, and when I did my