Feeling Overwhelmed Lately?

Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much?> Stick to a night time routine which helps to train your brain that it's bedtime;> Go to bed at a reasonable time every night (not too late);> Practice relaxation exercises (such as yoga or meditation) to help calm your mind;> Consume a soothing drink (such as a chamomile tea);> … Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed Lately?

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Self Love Reminder!

In case you needed to hear this today: You are not less of a person because you have panic attacks.  You are not less of a person because you have anxiety. You are not less of a person because you have depression. You are not less of a person for having mental issues. You are … Continue reading Self Love Reminder!

Negative Beliefs and Depression

Major Depressive Disorder, as we explained previously, is not the typical sadness one feels. It affects one's life in many areas: increase/loss of appetite, over/under sleeping, loss of interest in activities, lack of energy, restlessness and more. Biological factors seem to play a causal role, since genetics may determine the intensity of symptoms. Studies show that … Continue reading Negative Beliefs and Depression

Psychological Causal Factors of Depression Pt 2

We previously noted that STRESS is a psychological causal factor of DEPRESSION. But what kind of stress and how does is affect depression? Stress is a daily experience in many lives that lead to burn out at the work place, familial conflicts, and even personal issues such as self harm and extreme weight loss. Studies … Continue reading Psychological Causal Factors of Depression Pt 2