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[E4C20] How Entrepreneurs Can Stay Productive & Inspired During Challenging Times – Dominate Depression


Entrepreneurs for a ChangeToday we are going to talk about a taboo subject in the world of business – depression. It’s taboo because in the business world, you are not allowed to be depressed, let alone show it. If you even talk about being sad or bummed out, people kind of give you a funny look, back away slowly, avoid you, or in the very least, might give you a pat on the back and say, “Buck up champ, turn the page! You’ll get through this, tomorrow’s a new day.” Which, while being well meaning, may not necessarily do much to improve your mood.

In business, you are supposed to be a go-getter, a mind hacker, and those who exude optimism and charisma attract success and followers. But what do you do when life happens? If you experience a death in the family? Or a devastating divorce or breakup? What if your company has gone down in flames? How do you keep on going, when the last thing you feel like doing is getting out of bed?

What if you have everything great going for you, so much to be grateful for, yet you just can’t explain why you feel kind of down, like a dark cloud follows you wherever you go? It’s not like you are suicidal, or need treatment. Simply that deep down inside, you know you could accomplish so much more, and enjoy life more fully, if you just felt better about yourself.

Depression is particularly deadly to the self-employed, because all your business is self-generated. If you don’t work, you don’t earn money.

So our guest today, TJ Nelson, founder of the site Dominate Depression, will share with us his strategies on how you can beat back depression and optimize your mood, naturally. TJ is a lifestyle entrepreneur who was able to heal himself of depression and wean himself off of anti-depressants, without medication. He now helps other people beat back depression and reclaim their mental and emotional well-being.

Even if you are not depressed, his wisdom on how you can optimize your mood naturally is priceless. He’ll share with us:

  • The different types of depression and the nutritional deficiencies that contribute to these mood disorders.
  • How anti-depressants work, and why you should only use them as a last resort.
  • The one, easiest action you can take to know exactly what your body needs in order to maintain optimal mood and energy.
  • 2 supplements that can give you a quick, powerful, pick me up during times of situational depression, so you can keep going on with your life.
  • Foods that can negatively impact your mood.
  • Key lifestyle changes that will drastically boost your mental well-being.

And much more!

Mentioned in this interview

  • Dominate Depression

Where to Find TJ

  • Follow TJ on Twitter
  • Hop on Dominate Depression Facebook page
  • Subscribe to Dominate Depression YouTube Channel

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Lorna Li is a business coach, entrepreneur and Amazon rainforest crusader, with a passion for green business, social enterprise, and indigenous wisdom. She helps changemaking entrepreneurs harness the power of the Internet to reach more people and make a bigger impact, while designing the lifestyle of their dreams. She is an Internet marketing consultant to changemakers, and works with innovative tech startups, sustainable brands, social enterprises & B-Corporations on SEO, SEM & Social Media marketing.
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  • shanu

    Hi my question is to dominate depression i am on medication at the moment and want to get your six week course what should i do the doctor told me i must be on it for nine months also does this cause takes your depression and anxiety completely away