Mental illnesses have been greatly misunderstood in the past, and there is definitely a stigma around them. Some don’t like to be associated with those who have been diagnosed with one, or they see those with mental illness as weird or different, this just isn’t the case. It’s time to debunk some myths and misconceptions …Continue Reading »
There are many things that could stress a person out. It could be school, work, relationships, or other contributing factors. Others might deal with anxiety on a regular basis. Here are some activities that you can try that have been proven to reduce stress and anxiety, and could improve your mental health.
Find time to laugh …Continue Reading »
Anxiety and stress can be debilitating for some. It can be hard to focus on other things when plagued by stress and anxiety. Simple fixes such as adjusting your diet can make all the difference. Here are some foods that have been proven to help boost moods and reduce stress and anxiety levels.
Foods Rich in …Continue Reading »
“The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
“I can’t change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”
– Jimmy Dean
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls;
the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran
“As I began to love myself I …Continue Reading »
The loss of a loved one without a doubt means going through a serious grieving process, but are there other situations that grief is a valid response to? Other losses may not be as devastating as losing a friend or family member, but other forms of loss and grief do exist:
Significant loss of health
Loss of …Continue Reading »
Many relationships that end up in couples therapy are there because one or both partners feel that they’ve lost their connection. They may care about each other, but no longer feel any attraction. They may love each other but not be “in love.” But if you feel like you’ve lost that connection, you can still …Continue Reading »
Staying organized might be easier for some, but no one is born a good organizer. It takes time and effort to cultivate the healthy habits that lead to an organized and decluttered life. Living a disorganized life in a cluttered home can lead to higher levels of stress and make it more difficult to deal …Continue Reading »
Here are a few strategies to help you manage your anxiety and take control of your thoughts and feelings:
Take a Break
Sometimes when we get overwhelmed with responsibilities or other stressors it feels like we can’t afford to step away from it all. But giving yourself permission to take a time-out will help you handle things …Continue Reading »
Improve your mental state
Disappointment puts you in a lower state of consciousness dominated by fear, sadness, grief or apathy. It can overwhelm you to the point where it seems like the world is ending and in such a state it will be difficult to think logically or rationally. It’s important that you avoid making any …Continue Reading »
Couples or marriage counseling is for people seeking better understanding and intimacy in their relationship or considering the possibility of separation. Counseling helps couples work through these issues with a focus on the relationship as well as individual things such as self improvement and awareness.
When is counseling recommended?
Couples who start to consider counseling tend to …Continue Reading »