Despite how hard we may try to avoid it, it is very unlikely to live a life without some sadness. As uncomfortable as it is, feeling sadness is a natural part of life. Throughout these emotional valleys, there are degrees to the amount of sadness you may experience. Some days may bring about a hint […]
What Happens When Our Brains Adapt to Depression?
Thinking about depression, you probably have an idea of what that condition entails. Intense sadness, loss of interest in your favorite things, and poor sleep habits come to mind when thinking of symptoms of depression. But did you know that your brain is physically affected by depression as well? Depression is not only a mental […]
Can You Stop Anxiety Before It Starts?
Living with anxiety makes life feel unnecessarily difficult. When an attack of anxiety strikes, it leaves you feeling paralyzed. Luckily, there are tested ways to beat back your anxiety before it starts. If you are interested in learning more about stopping your anxiety before it starts, then keep reading. Anxiety and our thoughts Sometimes, mental […]
How to Reduce Anxiety When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed
Feeling overwhelmed is one of the most closely associated traits of anxiety. Excessive fear and worrying can easily overwhelm anyone. In situations where you feel like your anxiety is getting the best of you, it’s best if you have a toolkit to help combat these emotions. Don’t worry: you don’t need to develop your toolkit […]
Finding Holiday Joy in a Recession
Although it is also a joyous period of time, the holidays can be tough emotionally, mentally, and even financially. The current economic status of our country is stressful and frankly, a bit scary. Record high gas prices and increased prices at the grocery store have all of us feeling a bit spooked. In combination with […]
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