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?
Caribbean islands are surrounded by clear blue waters, white sand, and beautiful beaches. Coconut trees not only line the seasides, but embellish the inner cities and countryside as well. Beauty is never distant nor lost, as nature, wildlife, and greenery are characteristic of these islands. In Trinidad, lush mountains overlooking the country can be seen … Continue reading Trini Treasures
Caregiver, a noble role, however exhausting. Caregivers may be overlooked in society, as they are seen as people without 'elite' jobs. A biased opinion indeed. The duties of caregivers are numerous, and in fact, never ending because the needs of people are continuous! These are persons entrusted with the care of orphans, disabled persons, elderly, … Continue reading The Silent Struggles of Caregivers
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!
We all try our best to stay motivated, to get the job done, to best the parent or teach. But truth is, we always seem to fall out of it sometimes. We just can't be on top all the time. There are times when we feel completely drained, when we don't know what's the right … Continue reading The Mental Health Resource
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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?