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Ways To Overcome Social Anxiety

Understanding the symptoms of social anxiety is the first step to overcoming it. There are some common symptoms or experiences of social anxiety that go along with the physical symptoms we may experience with Anxiety.   Excessive self-consciousness and anxiety in everyday social situations that generally others would not find overly stressful. Extreme worry about … Continue reading Ways To Overcome Social Anxiety

Can giving up alcohol improve your mental health?

There have been debates for many years about this issue and opinions vary When considering this subject, ones need to consider what alcohol does to the brain.   It is proven that if you drink large amounts in the long term it can cause big problems for your mental health and can cause a range … Continue reading Can giving up alcohol improve your mental health?

Understanding the Strengths in Utilizing Your Emotions

The Challenge with Discussing Emotions What does it mean to show too much emotion? What does it mean to show too little? When discussing emotions and emotional regulation we tend to shift in the direction of extremes— the circumstances that reveal either lack of control or not showing any at all. What we find when … Continue reading Understanding the Strengths in Utilizing Your Emotions

Feeling Anxious Is Not The Same As Having Anxiety

Oh boy. This is something that I have had way too many conversations about over the past few years. I want to preface this article with a little disclaimer, there will be a little snark in here.   As someone who has lived with a chronic illness for my entire life, and then compounded that … Continue reading Feeling Anxious Is Not The Same As Having Anxiety

Overheard Conversations Regarding Mental Health

 Overheard conversations regarding mental health- what I’ve learned and what I wish I could have said…   An afternoon break called for a trip to a local restaurant for lunch. Entering the building, I noticed the long line and headed to find my spot and wait to place an order. People watching is one of … Continue reading Overheard Conversations Regarding Mental Health