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God’s Promises to the Discouraged

Ever feel discouraged?  Like you’re wasting your day, your time, your life?  I do. I was struck by bipolar disorder in 2005, finally diagnosed in 2006.  I have spent the past eleven years fighting the disease and have been stable now with no episodes for two years.  But I still battle discouragement that the disease … Continue reading God’s Promises to the Discouraged

Signs You May Have Anxiety Disorder

“Everybody has anxiety”.  How many people have heard this from someone in their lives? The answer is yes we do all experience anxiety in our lives.  So how do we differentiate between a “typical” anxiety response, and one that is beyond the scope of what is classified as “typical.” A normal anxiety response tends to … Continue reading Signs You May Have Anxiety Disorder

Talking To Your Boss About Mental Illness

The Canadian Mental Health Association reported that as many as 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue in any given year. Mental illness does not discriminate and could affect individuals of all ages, races, and religions. With the numbers being so high chances are all who read have been or will be … Continue reading Talking To Your Boss About Mental Illness

8 Physical Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

What is SAD? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. It is sometimes known as winter depression because symptoms are more severe during the winter months. Symptoms often begin in autumn as the days start getting shorter and is usually more severe during the months … Continue reading 8 Physical Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Successful Travel While You’re Fighting Anxiety

Traveling is supposed to be fun, right? When I hear the word, I instantly imagine some place exotic: a beach with white sand, a gorgeous European city with amazing shopping, delicious food, and complete relaxation. But for many folks, myself included, it also brings a wave of anxiety. Travel anxiety crops up for many reasons. … Continue reading Successful Travel While You’re Fighting Anxiety

Breaking The Cycle of Anxiety In Families – Helping your Child Remain Calm and Confident in a Worry-Filed World

It is well known that anxiety disorders have a genetic component and children with parents that have anxiety are more at risk of also developing anxiety. I have read articles that stated that children with an anxious parent could be up to five times more likely to develop anxiety then there peers who do not … Continue reading Breaking The Cycle of Anxiety In Families – Helping your Child Remain Calm and Confident in a Worry-Filed World

How To Gracefully Deal With Rejection

Nobody likes rejection, no matter what anyone says. Everyone has an underlying desire to be accepted by people, but the truth is, not everyone is going to like you. It's inevitable, someone somewhere will dislike you, and they don't even have to have a good reason. So how do you deal with rejection gracefully at … Continue reading How To Gracefully Deal With Rejection