Indicators of a healthy relationship should be easy to spot, but they aren't always. We often confuse behaviors in relationships...sometimes due to inexperience or unwillingness to see what's really there. That can rub both ways: you might not recognize just how great your mate is and end up taking him for granted; or you might not … Continue reading 5 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship
Oh, the irony. It’s 12:30am and I’m writing this blog post because it needs to be done before tomorrow morning. I know my calendar is full for the day and I also know that I need to be up in five hours to start that very. Long. Day. But instead of sleeping, I’m writing this … Continue reading Why is Burnout An Epidemic In Today’s Society?
I'm pretty sure most people know what are the "normal" signs of anxiety. Those are the ones that are talked about the most. Did you know there are some that some you may not know of? I know for sure I didn't know about a few of these until recently. Let's take a look at 8 … Continue reading 8 Little Known Side Effects Of Anxiety.
Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up, it is a common mental disorder and causes people to have depressed mood, disturbed sleep, loss of appetite, low energy and poor concentration, it is different from feeling sad. The person will experience intense emotions of anxiety and hopelessness, it can happen as a result … Continue reading 8 Types of Depression
Depression is hard. It overwhelms. But you can fight back. You’re not powerless. You can combat the negative thoughts running through your head on repeat. Here are Eight Things to Remind Yourself When You’re Depressed.
Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, and magical person that you are. ~ Unknown One thing I've learned as I reached my 40s is not everyone is going to like me. I'm not everyone's cup of tea. And I don't need to be. I gave up the need … Continue reading Everyone Doesn’t Like You and That’s Okay!
I silently went up the stairs, then knocked on my youngest daughter’s door. “Yes?” she said. “Can I come in for a bit?” I said. “Um, okay,” she said, She opened the door wearing an old dance costume. She still enjoys playing dress-up even at thirteen. I wondered how to open this adult conversation. “Can … Continue reading Explaining My Bipolar To My Child
There are many ways to deal with or cope with anxiety. The problem is sometimes in a time of anxiety we just can't think of what to do. I have had anxiety and panic attacks since I was quite young. I can remember being freaked at a movie theatre at around age seven, panicking at … Continue reading A Few Clever Life Hacks Anyone With Anxiety Need To Know
Receiving any diagnosis isn’t easy, but being diagnosed with a mental illness must come with some unique challenges as well as produce an array of feelings. As a colleague, you can be supportive if a coworker has a new diagnosis. Here are 5 ways to show your support: Create a judgement-free zone: If your coworker … Continue reading Helping Your Colleague with Their New Mental Illness Diagnosis
We have all at some stage within our working careers had that one particular co-worker in the office, that no matter what you say to try to help their current situation or maybe just in general, has had a bad mood or attitude at work. Sometimes it can be that your co-worker will be in … Continue reading How to avoid catching a bad mood from your coworker