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77: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: What You Need To Know About Depression with Jo Dodd
Erin Kinney, naturopathic doctor, naturopathy, functional medicine, food allergies, adrenal stress, genetic testing, hormone testing, nutritional counseling
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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: What You Need To Know About Depression with Jo Dodd

77: It’s Okay To Not Be Okay: What You Need To Know About Depression with Jo Dodd

Have you ever struggled with depression? 


Depression is prevalent among women. We get so caught up in our careers and family that we forget to take care of ourselves and end up with nothing left to give.


In this episode of The Dr. Kinney Show, I sat down with Jo Dodd to talk about depression among women and how to focus on your own needs and health to finally start to feel better. 


Jo Dodd is a wife, mother, coach, and author of Children’s books who helps overwhelmed & depressed Mamas find their own sunshine & realize they’re not alone. 


Self-care can look different for everyone. What you needed to do to take care of yourself in your twenties may be different from what you need in your forties. As women, we are constantly taking care of other people’s needs, but it is so important for you to take care of your own needs first. Whether that means you start seeing a therapist, naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist, or whoever it may be, you must make it a priority. 


In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 


  • Jo’s journey with depression
  • How busyness affects your health
  • How you have different needs in different parts of your life
  • The levels of intervention when treating depression
  • The symptoms of depression
  • Why it’s okay to just take medication sometimes
  • The stigma surrounding depression. 



Many doors opened for Jo when she started putting her needs first. She made her trips to see her team of health care professionals a priority, and it changed everything for her. 


As women, it’s sometimes hard for us to ask for help. If you are struggling with depression, I hope you will take this episode as a sign to go find a healthcare professional who can help you and understand that it’s okay to take medicine if you need to. No matter what path you go down, it’s all okay! 


If you loved what Jo had to say, make sure to check out her website here to learn more about what she’s up to and check out her books. You can also follow her as an author on Amazon to be notified when her new book comes out. All of her links are below!


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