Knowing how to cope with anxiety helps improve quality of life. We may all fall victim to nervous jitters before an interview or before meeting someone new. However anxiety is different from nervous jitters. Anxiety can severely impact the ability to function properly within society. What is anxiety? Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a mental disorder […]
Needing some tips to be productive with depression? How often has it happened that your counselor has told you that you have to “retrain your brain” or “combat the symptoms”. While this is all true counselors- including myself- do not always give details on what that means. When a depressive episode is severe, it can […]
Last year, there were 15 things i did to improve my mental health, that you can do too! Some of these were easy to do, others it took time, but I made it happen and I have benefited ever since.
So, you have just woken up and the first thing that crosses your mind is a negative or depressive thought. “Ugh, I have to go to work” or “Man I did not sleep well at all”. What should you do? Exercise! Research has provided evidence that supports the notion of exercise improving ones mood. Exercise […]
By now, many of you may know that journaling helps to reduce stress, improve mood and increase positivity. It also helps by improving your IQ, sleep hygiene and self confidence.