I know some might be thinking is it good to encourage our children with anxiety? We don't want to push them too far and cause their anxiety to spiral in a negative way, but we want to help our children. I have two children that suffer from anxiety. It's at times a major thing for … Continue reading How parents encouraging their anxious children to face their fears can be helpful and healthy
One might not think learning to accept your mental illness would be liberating but it can be. I'm serious. At least for me and my anxiety and panic attacks. Does it stop either from happening? No. I can't say that it won't ever freak me out really bad, but I can know that I can … Continue reading HOW ACCEPTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH CAN BE LIBERATING
Another new year is upon us and for once in my life, I feel motivated and excited for the new year. I usually feel a little down after Christmas and feel worried about what the new year will bring. Does anyone else feel that way? It’s like my generalized anxiety gets the best of me … Continue reading How 2019 will be my BEST YEAR YET!
How can you protect your mental health during the holidays? This is such a good question. It can be hard. At times I struggle with this myself. Being back around extended family now after years away has made it harder. Excuse yourself to go to the bathroom if things get too overwhelming or there’s stress. … Continue reading How can you protect your mental health during the holidays?
There are a few things that I want my family and friends to know about my mental illness. Mine is panic attacks and anxiety. Gosh, there's so much that I'd like to tell them and you know what? Because of these two things a lot of times I can't get the words out or how … Continue reading A Letter To Family and Friends About Anxiety
Maybe you have a friend or a family member that you're concerned about. In the back of your mind, you wonder if they have an eating disorder. Today, I want to discuss some of the signs and symptoms. Please remember that they might not show any of these and still be struggling, but these are … Continue reading SIGNS OF AN EATING DISORDER
Let's take a look at Gaming Disorder. What is it? Well, Gaming Disorder is impaired control over gaming, increasing the priority given to the gaming over other activities. To the point, it takes precedence over other interest and daily activities and continues, or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences. I'm talking like … Continue reading What Is Gaming Disorder and How to Prevent It
Maybe you've just been diagnosed, family member or a friend with Bipolar disorder. It can be scary and it a confusing time. You might have no clue where to go for help, or what to expect. Today, let's take a look at what to look for in treatment plans. Successful treatment of bipolar disorder depends … Continue reading What To Look For In Bipolar Treatment
If you have a loved one or a friend suffering from an eating disorder there's no doubt you want to help them. I know when I was struggling with this as a pre-teen it was tough. You don't think anyone cares. They do. I was so lucky to have friends who saw something was wrong … Continue reading HOW TO HELP SOMEONE WITH AN EATING DISORDER
Brain fog is a common condition it affects people of all ages and is characterized by a state of confusion and a decreased level of clarity. Brian fog can cause an individual to be abnormally forgetful and detached, it can lead to depression and discouragement. The causes fall into two main categories, medical and side … Continue reading Brain Fog what is it? And what causes it