How Journaling Can Help With Anxiety and Depression

How Journaling Can Help With Anxiety and Depression

Mental health is often pushed aside or ignored in the world we live in today. Self-awareness and emotional care tend to take a back seat to other tasks. However, when people prioritize their health, they have more positivity and love to give…
How Can Exercise Help My Mental Health?

How Can Exercise Help My Mental Health?

It's no secret that exercise is great for your health. We've all heard it before. Maybe your doctor's said it, or your family has mentioned it, but someone somewhere has told you that exercise is the best medicine. Why, though? We know that…
Healthy Hobbies for Depression

Healthy Hobbies for Depression

Having a hobby can be a fun and exciting addition to your daily life. Learning a new skill or developing a new interest can do more than just exercise your brain. Studies have shown that healthy hobbies can actually assist in improving your…
Manic Episodes and the Disorders That Cause Them

Manic Episodes and the Disorders That Cause Them

Mania is categorized by periods of extreme changes or abnormal elevations in moods, emotions, or energy and activity levels. These periods are referred to as manic episodes. The extreme changes involved are drastically different from the individual's…
The Importance of Therapy for Anxiety

The Importance of Therapy for Anxiety

Feelings of anxiety here and there are expected in typical day-to-day life. Financial concerns or worries at work are common triggers of standard anxiousness. However, anxiety disorders are much more than these temporary concerns. Individuals…
How Can Depression Affect Sleep Quality?

How Can Depression Affect Sleep Quality?

Depression is a mental health disorder that affects the lives of many people. An estimated 21 million adults in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in 2020. Of these adults, 14.8 million experienced a major depressive episode…
The Four Borderline Personality Disorders

The Four Borderline Personality Disorders

When a person hears the term “borderline personality disorder (BPD),” confusion often follows. This term represents numerous disorders, each of which varies in severity and symptoms. Understanding the complexities of and distinctions between…
What Is PTSD?

What Is PTSD?

After experiencing a traumatic event or witnessing one, it is perfectly normal to feel fear, stress, and anxiety. Often, these symptoms will fade and eventually go away entirely. However, if these symptoms progress rather than improve, post-traumatic…
Do I Have ADHD?

Do I Have ADHD?

Staying focused, staying on-task, and getting things done are challenges for most individuals in the world. Facing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) brings these challenges to a much higher difficulty level. What is often thought…
How Can I Manage My Depression?

How Can I Manage My Depression?

Depression affects millions of people every day. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 280 million people face depression worldwide. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) defines depression as a severe mood…