Bipolar disorder is no laughing matter. It can impact an individual’s life in minor ways that are manageable in daily life, but it can also be debilitating. Formerly called manic depression, it’s a mental health condition that includes mood swings from extreme highs, or mania to extreme lows, or … [Read more...] about How to Identify Common and Uncommon Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Am I depressed? If you have ever asked yourself this question, you’ve come to the right place. Though the term “depressed” is often thrown around in casual conversation at times, it’s a serious mental health issue that deserves serious attention. Are you depressed? Although it can present itself in … [Read more...] about Am I Depressed? 6 Important Ways to Tell
Are positive thinking affirmations too good to be true? They seem too simple to actually make a difference in the way we think, the way we act, and the way we live our lives. But can they make a difference? Let’s take a look. Breaking Down Positive Thinking Affirmations Let’s start by talking … [Read more...] about Do Positive Thinking Affirmations Really Make a Difference?
An anger management therapist can help you identify the signs of impending anger and help you learn how to manage them. The real trick is first acknowledging you could benefit from anger management therapy. It can be difficult to know if an anger management therapist is the right choice for you, if … [Read more...] about 3 Signs You Could Benefit from an Anger Management Therapist
When you think of depression, you may tend to think of symptoms that are emotional in nature, sadness, despair, and hopelessness. Symptoms such as these are common for someone dealing with depression, but there a host of physical symptoms of depression that are important not to overlook. Let’s take … [Read more...] about Some Physical Symptoms of Depression You Might Recognize, and a Few You May Not
While most people are aware of the typical physical symptoms of an anxiety attack (racing heart, sweaty palms, rapid breathing, upset stomach), there are other lesser known anxiety attack symptoms people experience on a regular basis. These less common symptoms may not even register in one’s mind as … [Read more...] about 3 of the Less Common Anxiety Attack Symptoms You Should Know About
Whether you think you may be dealing with anxiety and depression or already have a formal diagnosis, it’s important to understand the role counseling can play in your healing and growth process. There has historically been a lot of shame and guilt surrounding these issues that have prevented people … [Read more...] about The Role of Counseling in Dealing with Anxiety and Depression
Experiencing the benefits of positive psychology in your life can be the beginning of a process for transformation and renewal. Rather than having to feel like you are holding your breath or white-knuckling it to get through the day without falling apart, you can tap into an inner strength and … [Read more...] about The 3 Most Unexpected Benefits of Positive Psychology