Depression

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.

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Bipolar

Lifestyle Tips for Managing Bipolar

Bipolar Disorder is a mental health condition that causes extremely high points in mood and energy (mania) prefaced or followed by extremely low, depressive states (depression). These uncontrollable mood swings have a severe impact on the lives of those who live with the disorder. Here’s some tips to managing it.

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

The food we eat is directly tied to how we feel! That’s why eating the right foods should be an important part of your strategy to combat depression. Here are 8 foods you should add to your diet to help combat your symptoms.

What Are Cognitive Distortions?

What Are Cognitive Distortions?

A cognitive distortion is an exaggerated or irrational thought pattern. These distortions tend to lead to common psychological states, such as depression and anxiety. They are ways that people twist information they receive from the environment. These biases often reinforce negative thought patterns and are the focus of CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

10 Ways To Cope With Loneliness In Retirement

10 Ways To Cope With Loneliness In Retirement

When you retire from working, you leave behind the pressure and stress that goes along with it! However, you also leave behind a whole lot of social contact and relationships. This can cause a level of loneliness that can be damaging to your physical and mental health. So how can you cope? Read this blog for some ideas.

Maintaining Your Mental Health While Working Remotely

Maintaining Your Mental Health While Working Remotely

Working from home or an offsite location is becoming much more popular in the workplace. In fact, up to 62% of workers currently work remotely either part or all of the time. While working remotely comes with many benefits, it can also be challenging on your mental health. Here’s how you can stay on track and keep your mind health while working remotely.