Are you feeling anxious at work and scared you can't cope? You're not alone! Here's some quick tips for dealing with anxiety before and during work.
These are the strategies I use to cope with lack of motivation when I am experiencing a major depressive episode.
One in every five of us suffers from a mental illness, yet so many of us are afraid to talk about it. But we know that talking not only makes us feel better, it also saves lives. And if so many of us have a mental health issue, why are we still stigmatizing ourselves?
From the time I was a small child, I experienced bouts of depression, or "the plague," as I always thought of it. When I was a child, those dark days were worse than any boogey-man.
Social anxiety can affect all aspects of your life—but it can be overcome. Many sufferers turn to anxiety medication, although this isn't the only option to consider.
Learn the similarities and differences between anxiety attacks and panic attacks—based on facts and my own personal experience. Knowing the difference can help a person overcome these attacks.
The signs that I experienced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in childhood are revealing, and, at times, surprising.
I have been taking the antidepressant Fluoxetine for 1 year now. Here is my experience with the medication and how it has affected my depression symptoms.
Anxiety can make us insomniac. If you can't sleep because of anxiety, read on for a few simple tips on how to get some zzz's. These are the techniques that work for me.
A travel phobia can limit a person's life to a great degree. Are you scared to use public transportation?
Have you ever wondered how to fake confidence for a job interview, first date or just in general when you suffer from anxiety? Here's my tips for acting more outwardly secure, even when I don't feel that way inside.
My personal story about becoming disabled with illness that can't be seen on the outside. It all began with the domestic abuse from my past.
Have you ever had a panic attack? Do you think you could be having one now? Panic attacks are characterized by dysphoria and can happen anywhere and at any time. There is usually an underlying cause or trigger. It's important that you figure out what is causing your stress in order to treat it.
I have tried several different treatments for my life-long depression. Here are some of the things that worked and didn't work for me.
This is a perspective on how my PTSD affects some of my daily life and some of my relationships. I am explaining this not only to share the story of the episodes and trials I deal with, but to help others relate a little better with their friends and relatives that may also suffer with this.