Depression, Recovery

Building A Positive Mindset

Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Building a positive mindset isn't the easiest of tasks. It requires a lot of hard work and dedication to a higher cause - your ultimate happiness. Being a positive person in a world filled with so much… Continue reading Building A Positive Mindset

Anxiety, Depression, Recovery, Self-Esteem

Top 3 Apps To Help You Deal With Depression And Anxiety

Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths. When it comes to having depression and anxiety, they can be very hard to manage and find ways to deal with them - particularly when you have both at the same time. Technology has come forward a long way… Continue reading Top 3 Apps To Help You Deal With Depression And Anxiety

Recovery, Stress

Coping With Tragedy

Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways. We all face tragedy at some point or another. Whether it be an emotional or physical devastation, they do happen and we have to acknowledge the role they play in our lives. When you're battling with mental health… Continue reading Coping With Tragedy

Recovery

Recovering After A Major Relapse (Audio)

Your struggle is part of your story. Part of battling mental heatlh issues is accepting that sometimes you will relapse. And sometimes that relapse will be a pretty major one. It can set us back weeks, months, even years. These relapses can make us feel as though we're starting all over again from the beginning,… Continue reading Recovering After A Major Relapse (Audio)

Depression, Recovery

Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is. Depression is a battle, perhaps the most difficult and tiring you will ever face. But plenty of different activities and lifestyle changes can help you with combatting depression. They vary from dietary to emotional. Whatever activity you find works best for you, use… Continue reading Things To Help Alleviate Depression

Anxiety, Depression, Mindfulness, Recovery

Mindfulness: How To Make It Work For You

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

Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorders, Recovery

When I Say “I’m Okay”, What I Really Mean Is… (Audio)

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)