Finding a New You

Guest Author – Karen Kerr


Karen emailed me to express her gratitude for Stepping Out of the Cloud, she included a paragraph about her background and what led to her depression, I was so inspired by her story, strength and courage that I asked Karen if she would be prepared to share her story in a blog post and this is what she wrote (it’s not meant to be a shameless plug for the book, the message I would like you to take away is one of hope – whatever you think is causing your depression, there is always a way out)

Emma Triplett

I got married August 2013, it was a time full of joy and hope with my husband and I planning for more kids and dreamt of family get aways, but just a month later in September 2013 that would all change.  I was diagnosed with Chiari Malformation and admitted to hospital in need of urgent brain surgery, it was the first of fifteen plus brain operations, I was in a coma for 8 days and they were going to turn off the life support and just to add insult to injury, while in hospital I developed meningitis and hydrocephalus. Hardly the honeymoon I had planned and I wasn’t looking for any wedding presents either!

Eventually I was discharged seven months later in April 2014 but I still wasn’t right and I ended up needing more surgery; a shunt that would be inserted into my spine and unfortunately the mobility on my left side was damaged during surgery so I was left disabled. 

At the young age of 33 I was left disabled and housebound. 

I couldn’t see a way out and depression set in and for years now I have been battling severe depression. The doctors answer is a high dose of antidepressants .

I felt so alone. 

One day I was having a near breakdown and for some reason I decided to look for a self help book on Amazon. I came across “Stepping Out Of The Cloud” and it literally changed my life. I couldn’t put the book down. As I was reading the book I could feel myself getting happier and I could relate to what I was reading. I now am coming off my antidepressants due to the book. 

What I want people to think about is that you can come out the other side and sometimes the other side isn’t that bad. Sometimes it’s accepting that you’re never going to be the way you were before and find the “new you”. It’s about finding the positives in your new situation.  Mine isn’t a situation I asked for or welcomed, but it is my situation and I can’t change that.  For example, I’m home 24/7 now whereas before I was a career woman but now I can watch my daughter grow up. I couldn’t have helped my daughter with her homework or be here when she finished school. There’s always good in every situation, it’s whether you want to find it!! 

Find your new you!! 

Love Karen x x x

What Karen doesn’t say is that she has also had to cope with caring for and supporting her young daughter Lauren who had bilateral hip dysplasia and she has written a book for kids with the condition facing surgery called Spica Warrior you can find it on facebook, click the picture on the left.

Do you have an inspiring story you would be prepared to share?  For those going through tough times, hearing how others have faced their demons and survived gives hope and inspiration, we would love to hear from you.

Stepping Out of the Cloud

You can beat depression, this is how

Available in paperback, kindle and audiobook on

Lower Anxiety Lift Depression

by Emma Triplett

If you are suffering from anxiety and depression, now is the time to take action and get your life back on track!

Lower Anxiety Lift Depression will explain the reason for anxiety and depression so you understand what you can do to deal with the issues that are restricting your life, realise you can take control and recover quickly.


Let’s Begin....


The first step is to understand why anxiety or depression develops. Many people feel the reason for their issues is down to a specific problem or event that has deeply moved them; for example, the break-up of a relationship, financial problems, or illness. But, these are things that are worrying them, they are not the reason for anxiety or depression.

The first step to recovering is learning the truth about the real cause of anxiety or depression. Lower Anxiety Lift Depression includes seven professional video tutorials, one each day, to watch at your own pace. No pressure, no deadlines, no targets, and no confusing science; just Emma Triplett, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Psychologist and Life Coach, explaining why this is happening. Emma exercises empathy and shows great insight in explaining how to deal with anxiety and depression, how to banish it for good, and how to achieve peace of mind and happiness.

With Lower Anxiety Lift Depression, you can be happy, calm, motivated, stress-free and in control.


The Good News After the Bad


Depression and anxiety stem from chemical reactions in the brain. The bad news is that they cannot be seen and they are not always easy to understand. But the good news is that they can be controlled by you (no prescription medication necessary).

Take steps to recognise what has gone wrong and identify what needs to change and it is possible to learn what needs to be done to take control.

This video series is perfect for anyone who is ready to take responsibility for themselves and their life and is prepared to open their mind to learning new ways of dealing with things. Now is the time to enrol on the course Lower Anxiety Lift Depression.


Understanding Anxiety and Depression


When someone is in the grip of anxiety or depression, their brain gets stuck in a mode that is meant for dealing with crisis, emergency and danger. That’s why they might feel like they are going round and round in circles, doing the same thing over and again not able to break free of the thought patterns or are too scared to try anything different in case it doesn't work or something even worse happens. Worrying about the worst case scenario or feeling nothing will every work are typical thought patterns for anxiety and depression, the difference between the two is that people with anxiety tend to worry and what-if about the future and people with depression negatively introspect about themselves, their life and the past.  Many people do both and many develop other symptoms of anxiety and depression such as anger, suffer from sleep disorders, panic attacks, migraines, IBS, eating disorders, addictions, OCD, and so on.


Banish the Irrational Voices for Good


It helps to look at the situation as having two voices inside our head. The logical, rational, intellectual part of our mind battles against the irrational, emotional, primitive part. This is the part that imagines the worst possible scenario to prepare us for what could go wrong. Someone suffering from depression or anxiety is likely to be letting the irrational, emotional, primitive part of their mind win the argument.

But it can be quietened. It is possible to banish it for good and put the logical, rational, intellectual part back in control.

Lower Anxiety, Lift Depression. A seven-day video course that will help get the real you back.


What to Expect From Lower Anxiety Lift Depression


- A video delivered to your inbox every day for seven days

- A special bonus video module on day eight

- A free self-hypnosis MP3 track

- A recommended reading list to guide you if you want more information

- One-to-one email support from Emma Triplett, DPH, HPD, MNCH(Reg), AfSFH, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Psychologist & Life Coach

- A money back guarantee if you are not happy about what you receive for any reason.

- Full course lesson plan that you can do at your own speed or refer back to as many times as you like.


With this course you will learn


- why we develop anxiety and/or depression

- how the brain works, explained in an unscientific way everyone will understand

- how we influence the world around us, good and bad, just by our thoughts

- how your hormones and neurotransmitters are affected and how you can directly influence that to become happy, calm, motivated, stress free and in control.

- strategies of how to deal with toxic people around you more effectively.

- what makes you tick and where it all goes right or wrong for you.

- why something needs to change in your life

- what needs to change

- your fundamental needs as a human being and why, when this goes wrong, anxiety and/or depression can develop.


Who should take this course


- Lower Anxiety Lift Depression is for people who are suffering from anxiety and/or depression and experiencing symptoms such as  anger, insomnia & sleep disorders, panic attacks, OCD, IBS, eating disorders, addictions or migraine and headaches,

- People who want to understand why they have anxiety and depression (it probably not what you think)

- Those who want to learn what they can do to take control and be 'normal' again.

I bought the course for help in dealing with my depression and anxiety, I hoped that doing the course would help to ease my symptoms.  The course exceeded my expectations, I was given pills for my anxiety and have found that I have not needed to take them.*


Milton Keynes

First class course which is excellent value for money. Emma went above and beyond to ensure it ran smoothly and provide further information to help answer any questions. I highly recommend the books and courses.*


Hemel Hempstead

How does it work?

Starting today you will receive a video lesson a day for seven days, plus a bonus module that you can keep and refer to whenever you need.   Each lesson is delivered at the same time each day and you will receive the first lesson instantly in your inbox, even if it's 2am. You will also receive a full lesson plan so if you miss a lesson, need to refer back or even if you are keen and want to work ahead you can access any of the lessons whenever is convenient for you.

Free Gift

With lesson 1 you will also receive a free hypnotherapy MP3 download to use along side this course with full instructions of how to use it so you can maximise its benefits.  You will also receive a 'Wednesday's Thought' every week which is midweek inspiration for you to ponder and on Saturdays I send you the weekly article which has been inspired by readers or guest writers on topics that help you go through life more easily.

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7 day video course for anxiety and depression is one of a new range of courses with the option of selecting how much you want to pay. No matter how much you pay, you'll be getting the same course as everybody else. We simply trust that people are honest and will support the author of the course with whatever they can afford. And if you are not 100% satisfied, we will refund your money.

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