If you've been experiencing depression and social anxiety for a long period of time you might doubt you'll get better. I understand because I've been there myself. Maybe you’ve been attending therapy for months to years and see very little progress. I can understand why someone might need session over a period of time. However, I am living proof that after 15 years of struggling on and off you … [Read more...] about The #1 reason why you doubt yourself and how to change
Have you ever sat down to write in your journal and wasn't sure what to write? Would you like journal prompts when you feel depressed or anxious to help you? In prior posts, I’ve discussed how to deal with stress and depression and the four steps to create change in your life. If I experienced anything in my life good or bad I wrote it down. So in today, we’re going to talk about the top 10 … [Read more...] about The top 10 journal prompts when depressed or anxious
We experience stress in our daily lives in many different ways and we all handle stress and depression differently. You might be experiencing stress because you’re having a financial hardship, workplace issues, your dealing with a breakup or divorce, have relationship issues, family issues, wellness or physical issues. Personally, I have to say that I look at the stress much differently now than … [Read more...] about How to handle stress in your life?
My hope for this article are that you feel comfortable speaking up about your depression. Even celebrities are faced with the significant pressures of life and disappointment. Healing yourself is extremely important. Not all depression is temporary. Life has a way of throwing us curve ball after curve ball. Sometimes you don’t have time to get over one thing before another thing happens. For … [Read more...] about 40 celebrities who suffer from depression and anxiety
I remember three years ago, I was sitting in the living room couch crying my eyes out, with the volume of the TV turned high so I won't wake my now ex-husband who laid sound asleep upstairs. I remember night after night and whenever I was alone with enough time to reflect on my life I would sit and cry. I didn't know I was in a deep depression at the time. I was supposed to be happy according … [Read more...] about 5 Signs You Need to Seek Support When Depressed
There is something so calming about essential oils. Essential oils can be ingested, inhaled, and applied to the skin. Recently, I received a 60-minute Swedish massage using a mixture of essential oils. It felt relaxing and revitalizing as she massaged the oils on my skin. As the oils absorbed into my skin my circulation started to increase. It doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. You can search … [Read more...] about 10 Benefits of Essential Oils for Mental Health