Depression

How To Bounce Back From Rock Bottom

How To Bounce Back From Rock Bottom

Life is very much like a roller coaster - full of ups and downs. At some point or another you may find yourself going through one of those low points. Whether it’s the lose of a job, an addiction, or perhaps something entirely out of your control - life happens and sometimes you can’t always avoid it. So what can you do to bounce yourself back to a better place? Here are a few suggestions.

Handling Postpartum Depression

Handling Postpartum Depression

According to the CDC (link), 1 in 5 women experience postpartum depression. Unfortunately, many women do not realize they have it and/or do not report it, so the actual number is probably greater. If you think you may be experiencing postpartum depression, try some of these tips.

5 Daily Habits That Are Hurting Your Mental Health

5 Daily Habits That Are Hurting Your Mental Health

Habits can be super helpful in maintaining a healthy lifestyle - except for when they’re bad ones. Did you know that some of your seemingly mundane daily habits could actually be harming your mental health? Here they are!

Why is Therapy Not Working For Me?

Why is Therapy Not Working For Me?

If after a reasonable amount of sessions you feel like no progress in therapy has been made, you should ask yourself the following questions.

Understanding Teen Self-Harm

Understanding Teen Self-Harm

Self-harm is also known as non-suicidal self-injury. This can be a very confusing and scary topic for both teenagers and parents. It is generally a difficult thing to talk about, especially when a teenager does not fully understand why they are doing it. The best way to help a teenager to stop self-harming is to help them understand and address the underlying issues.

When To Take A Mental Health Day

When To Take A Mental Health Day

Everyone feels mentally overwhelmed at times - it’s normal. But when does it become a problem? Here’s some circumstances that may require a mental health day.

Signs You're Having A Midlife Crisis

Signs You're Having A Midlife Crisis

A midlife crisis occurs in middle-aged adults (typically 45-64 years old) when they are going through transitions regarding their identify and self-confidence. It is described in psychology as a crisis, which is generally brought on by things that are highlighted a person’s growing age, inevitable mortality, and shortcomings of life accomplishments. Midlife crises can bring about feelings of depression, remorsefulness, anxiety, and the desire to be young again. This desire to feel young again tends to bring about life changes, such as purchasing a sports car.

5 Ways to Bounce Back if You Get Fired

5 Ways to Bounce Back if You Get Fired

Getting fired isn’t an easy thing to deal with. Losing a job can feel like a personal failure. If you feel like you’re struggling to deal with the transition, try these suggestions to help you get back on track.

Avoid These Foods If You Have Anxiety or Depression

Avoid These Foods If You Have Anxiety or Depression

Could it be possible that the food you’re eating could be making you feel worse, not better? If so, this is a great opportunity to use food as medicine and flip your diet around. Here are a few foods that you should definitely eliminate from your diet if you have depression or anxiety.

How To Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

How To Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Have you always gotten really sad and down during the winter months and were never really sure why? If so, it’s possible that you may have SAD.