Relationships can only be healthy when both people have the space to be themselves and maintain their personal integrity. Sadly, many people find themselves in relationships, romantic and otherwise, with people who do not respect boundaries and feel entitled to have their needs met regardless of the other person’s. These people most likely grew up […]
Do I Have PTSD? Recognizing the Signs
We often hear people talk about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Frequently associated with post-war veterans and victims of mass violence, PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that can develop in people who’ve experienced or witnessed a traumatic or life-threatening event and does not only apply to War Veterans. There are many other instances of trauma […]
4 Ways to Deal with Social Anxiety at Work
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 15 million U.S. Americans, or 6.8% of the population, suffers from Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). SAD, also sometimes referred to as social phobia, is an intense fear of social situations. The sufferer believes they could become humiliated and embarrass themselves somehow in front of other people. […]
Managing Anxiety at Work For a Happier Home Life
Anxiety has no face. It can affect anyone from all walks of life, including you. Also, anxiety has no timeline because even when you’re at work doing your job, it can still wrap you up. Luckily, there are people you can trust in helping you cope with stress and anxiety. Just search “professional counseling […]
5 Free Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
When we talk about our mental health, we’re talking about much more than a clinical diagnosis. Your mental health also refers to your psychological well-being. Having a healthy psychological well-being means you’re able to better manage your emotions as well as your mood. Every day presents its unique challenges, and a healthy mental state can […]
What is EMDR?
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, or EMDR, is a set of standardized protocols that incorporate elements from many different treatment approaches. It has been researched extensively and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. What Issues Can EMDR Treat? EMDR is used to treat a variety of mental health issues including: Panic attacks Complicated […]
How to Cope with Grief at Work
The loss of a loved one is one of the most painful tragedies that humans suffer. The impact of this loss is usually crushing, and in the aftermath of loss, we often feel disconnected, withdrawn, confused or angry, like we have no control over anything. The grief process looks different for each of us, but […]
Do You Suffer from Anxiety? Yoga Can Help!
Life is full of moments that cause us to feel stressed or nervous. Getting up and speaking in front of a large group of people, starting a new school, and trying to ace that important job interview – all of these scenarios can make us fearful, resulting in sleepless nights and performance jitters. The problem […]
How Addicted to Work Are You?
We live in a society that glorifies and normalizes Workaholism. It’s praised and almost expected to work long hours, feel exhausted, and deny yourself of leisure and rest until all deadlines are met. While being a hard worker and having a positive work ethic are important, it is also important to establish healthy habits and […]
5 Reasons Why Parents Don’t Discuss Child Sexual Abuse and Why You Should Be Talking About It
According to the US Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused by the time they are 18, and 44% of rape victims are under age 18. Sadly, but not surprisingly, victims of sexual assault are three times more likely to suffer from depression, 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol, […]