Post-stroke depression is a common condition that often goes untreated. In this video we discuss common symptoms and common treatments for post-stroke depression. And we explore how we can use coping strategies in our daily lives to manage symptoms of depression.
This video includes information on what mindfulness is, the benefits for our minds and bodies, and some resources for how to get started.
This video is a great way to practice mindfulness through progressive muscle relaxation. Throughout your stroke recovery, it’s okay to feel stressed or anxious. This exercise helps you take a moment to recognize those emotions, as well as tightness in your muscles caused by substitution patterns or holding stress in different areas of your body. Take a moment to be present and release those mental and physical sensations.