Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Before we begin to discuss how we can make mindfulness work for us and the ways in which it can benefit our mental health, it's important to understand what the word actually means. Here is a… Continue reading Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You
Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me (Before playing the audio, you may want to turn it down as it's come out a little louder than expected - your ear drums will thank this warning.) Anxiety has got to be the most difficult thing I have… Continue reading Calming Down Your Anxiety
I've learned to get really good at this - say one thing when I'm thinking about something else, act like I'm listening when I'm not, pretend to be calm and happy when I'm really freaking out. It's one of the skills you perfect as you get older - Lauren Oliver In this short… Continue reading When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)
It’s not what you are that’s holding you back. It’s what you think you are not ~ Dennis Waitley People with low self-esteem feel insecure, and it is disgustingly horrible. Having a low self-esteem before starting my first year in college is the toughest obstacle in the world. Due to my brain constantly saying “you… Continue reading The Constant Feeling Of Low Self–esteem And How It Impacts Your Life
Maybe we all have darkness inside of us and some of us are better at dealing with it than others - Jasmine Warga Waking up each day may seem an easy task, probably the easiest you will face in the day. But when you have depression mixed in with anxiety, it can quickly become the… Continue reading What Does It Really Feel Like To Have Depression And Anxiety?
Mental health is not a destination but a process. It's about how you drive, not where you're going. Most people feel anxious at times. Anxiety is the worst feeling in the universe. One minute you’re on top of the world, chatting with your mates, having a good time. The next you’re struggling to breathe. An intense… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Anxiety
Research has long suggested that using social media too much can be linked to anxiety and depression. A 2017 study even suggested that Instagram is the worst culprit in making people depressed, which is due to the large feed of perfectly edited and filtered photo's making it easier to draw comparisons to your own life.