As I think about my life to date I can remember always being the one who worried too much, who stressed very easily and had “What if…” scenarios for all the scenarios. I was the kid who avoided sleepovers, shied away from crowds and constantly worried about what people thought of me. It was in … Continue reading Coping with Anxiety in University: 10 Tips for Staying Balanced
Within our increasingly busy world, time management skills are increasingly high demand. Although many people are willing to make the sacrifice to be disciplined with their time, they can often lack the practical knowledge about to become more disciplined. It takes great leadership to create a world changing vision and to inspire people to execute … Continue reading 10 habits of successful people
Losing a loved one is one of life’s major life events. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. I lost my mum last year at first I cried but then I went into organization mode helping dad to organize the funeral. I have not cried since but have been told this is normal. … Continue reading BEREAVEMENT
Just as doing all the recommended things to maintain physical health doesn’t guarantee you’ll never get sick, there is no fool-proof formula to keep your mind from going sideways. But there are many things we can do to give our minds their best chance to be as healthy as possible.
Social Security goes through a step-by step process to determine if you are medically eligible for benefits.
When you’re in a romantic relationship, it’s always good to check the health of it, just like you get a checkup for your physical health. I’ve compiled a simple list of 10 questions to ask yourself that will help you determine if you’re in a relationship that’s not in your best interest. When you read … Continue reading 10 Questions to Ask About Your Relationships
The name for the color that tinges the depression that dogs me today comes to mind unbidden as I struggle through the heavy air to finish one more mundane chore, to start one more load of laundry. Mourning. I sabotage joy by mourning things I have not yet lost.
There is an old saying, that a dog is a man’s best friend and that there is a magical bond between animals and humans. Animals can assist physical and emotional well being. Pet therapy can be useful in treating patients with depression, anxiety or social phobias. Patients hospitalized with cancer have also been helped. There … Continue reading Pets As Therapy
A classic question from people when they realize you are or were in an abusive relationship is “Why did you stay?” It’s an incredibly complex question and the answers are probably different, depending on who you ask. Here are five reasons to consider: They don’t know how to leave: It sounds almost silly, doesn’t it? They … Continue reading 5 Reasons Women Stay in Unhealthy Relationships
Luckily, hope is not lost for those with chronic pain.