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!
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
Disclaimer! If you haven't checked out our last post then I would highly suggest doing so before continuing this post -> The Science of Depression! Serotonin is an important chemical and neurotransmitter which helps to regulate mood and social behavior, appetite and digestion, sleep memory, and sexual desire and function. It goes without saying that low … Continue reading Fighting depression with Serotonin!
Statistically, over 350 million people are affected by depression so clearly, it is without a doubt, a very real and serious issue. With that being said, is it possible to diagnose what exactly goes on inside a depressed person? Are there any genetic or biological basis for these intense feelings of sadness? Historically, depression has … Continue reading The Science of Depression!