Because it doesn’t leave a visible scar, emotional abuse is oftentimes overlooked and allowed in relationships (romantic or otherwise). In fact, sometimes neither the abuser nor the victim recognize what is happening as emotional abuse. However, it is very real and can leave permanent damage on the victim’s self worth. Listed below are forms of …Continue Reading »
With winter here in full swing, it’s easy to get weighed down by the “winter blues”. But what causes us to feel down in the winter months? What you are calling the “winter blues” may actually be Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression. SAD is most often caused by the change in sunlight with …Continue Reading »
Let’s face it: mental illnesses and therapists have gotten a pretty bad wrap through the years. Again and again, getting help for mental illnesses is paired with a negative social stigma. However, going to therapy could be the best decision you can make for your mental health. Therapists work hard to help you find understanding …Continue Reading »
Many of your probably know that stress can sometimes cause you to overeat, and many of you have probably experienced this before. A lot of people, especially millennials, suffer from overeating because of stress levels. When you’re stressed out, make sure that it doesn’t affect your eating habits. Follow these tips to make sure that …Continue Reading »
This day in age, it seems that almost everyone uses some form of social media. In fact, more than half of the US population has a Facebook account, with people from every demographic using it. Have you ever wondered what these social networks are doing to your mind? Are they having any effect at all? …Continue Reading »
Grieving is an important and healthy process when getting over a traumatic experience. It is normal to have a period of time to dwell and come to terms with serious situations such as the diagnosis of a serious illness, a divorce, or the death of a close friend or family member. Grieving can be a …Continue Reading »
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 »