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?
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!
As of recently, I think one of the most simplistic yet hardest questions that could ever be asked is simply, "How are you doing / going?" (especially during crisis mode when you feel like the world is anything but your oyster). It's often the norm that others expect the typical "Everything's great" or "I'm doing … Continue reading The big “HOW ARE YOU DOING?
If you're having a "bad" day or maybe a rough couple of weeks, then you'll be surprised to know that this feeling is actually quite normal. If fact, doctors say that it's uniquely part of the 'human condition'. Charles Goodstein, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at NYU Medical Center in New York City claims that … Continue reading Signs things are getting bad AGAIN!
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
This story was submitted anonymously and tells the tale of a woman experiencing severe depression and her recovery. I stood in front of a group of women last night and led them through the first week of a book study. During the discussion time, I paused and looked around the room. I saw four groups … Continue reading Share Your Story: Severely Depressed
Hey guys! So recently I had the opportunity to meet and catch up with an old high school friend of mine who I hadn’t seen in ages. After high school we drifted apart to focus on furthering our careers - she furthered in the field of Engineering and I furthered in Management and Psychology. Fast … Continue reading Are you guys up for this challenge?
Why are you here? You are here to triumph over such limitations! You are here to achieve your goals and aspirations! You are here to make contributions in your relationships, in your career/vocation, in your community! Don't hold yourself back any longer! See your limitations, own them, and then powerfully choose right now to starting applying … Continue reading Create success and happiness!
Here are some pretty cool tips and tricks to try out when socializing with friends and family or if you're meeting someone for the first time! When you first meet someone, try to notice their eye color while also smiling at them. It might be because you look for a second or two longer, but … Continue reading 5 MUST try Psychological Lifehacks!
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