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
Sometimes, mental illness is terrifying because you feel like you've lost control of your mind and nothing makes sense. It's like watching yourself on autopilot and having little to no control We've all heard it said that poor mental health can even lead to physical symptoms. When your body's flight or fight response is triggered,… Continue reading How Does Your Mental Health Impact Your Physical Health?
I never really learned how to just like something, I always let it consume me. This is a question that gets asked a lot, and people assume that if you can function "normally" then you don't have a mental illness. But that couldn't be further from the truth. Many people, myself included, have become so… Continue reading Do People With Mental Illnesses Function Normally?
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
The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die - Juliette Lewis Stress can hit any of us at any time, and it can be brutal. It can leave us feeling anxious and nervous and angry and so many emotions all at the same time. The problem with stress… Continue reading Dealing With Stress
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)