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?
Social anxiety is the third largest mental healthcare problem in the world. This article will show you that there are solutions to your social anxiety.
These are a few reflections on how depression changes how you view yourself and others. How having a mental illness alters the reality you find yourself in.
After 2 years of taking Citalopram for depression, it was time to stop. But the side effects that no doctor talked to me about were serious, including the dreaded brain zaps.
Many twins suffer from separation anxiety. Written by a twin, this article provides tips for how to cope with this anxiety.
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.
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.
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.
Facing the reality of depression has taken me on what seems like an endless quest to fix my depression. But this approach seems to have worsened the intensity of this illness, zapping precious energy and triggering feelings of frustration and overwhelm.
I suffered from social anxiety since puberty. As an adult, I took an anti-anxiety drug for seven years. I now regret taking it for so long, and I want to promote ways to overcome anxiety without drugs.
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.
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.
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.
These are the strategies I use to cope with lack of motivation when I am experiencing a major depressive episode.
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.