Severe Anxiety

What It’s Like to Experience Severe Anxiety

Many people experience anxiety on a normal basis, but suffering from an anxiety disorder is much more serious than we may realize. Anxiety is how our body responds to danger around us.  Most people experience anxiety when they feel threatened, under pressure, or are facing a stressful situation. Living with an anxiety disorder is overwhelming. […]

Overcoming Addiction

Overcoming Addiction

Once an addiction is confronted and you have suffered up to your threshold of pain, you are now faced with the challenge to look the addiction in the face and overcome it to the best of your ability. Reaching full sobriety usually means you will have an overall better life, this includes: living in the […]

emotional intimacy

How to Overcome Emotional Intimacy Issues

As men and women become closer with each other they tend to experience more emotional intimacy. Emotional intimacy occurs when the communication and trust level between two people is so deep that they share their innermost selves. Intimacy tends to grow when we feel we are in a safe, accepting, and caring space with our […]

Deal with Anxiety

How to Deal with Anxiety 101

Anxiety is a common disorder that many people deal with. Even though we all complain about experiencing anxiety it is way more serious than we possibly realize. Symptoms of anxiety can include ongoing physical tension, restlessness, chronic indigestion, muscle aches, headaches, sweating, and irrational fears. These symptoms, can result in more severe side effects such […]

Identifying an Addiction

A Quick Guide to Identifying an Addiction

An addiction refers to a dependency one has on a specific bodily intake. Most of the time when we claim someone has an addiction it usually means this person is dependent on alcohol or drugs. An addiction is dangerous because it causes a person to believe they can not function without this substance, even if […]

Good Mental Health

Good Mental Health Can be Your Choice

Majority of the time we find excuses for why things turned out the way they did. I fell asleep and forgot to turn on the dishwasher; I didn’t practice piano because I had to do my homework. At the end of the day we can find an excuse for everything, but ultimately your life is […]

Career Counseling

Career Counseling is Crucial for Everyone in Today’s Job Market

With America at a loss for words after the recent election, many search for hope in the current job market. Unemployment rates are up to 9.5% according to CNSNews.Com, this number, known as the U6 rate or total unemployment rate, was determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to include part-time workers and those […]

Bipolar Facts

Bipolar Disorder: Just the Facts

Bipolar disorder, a serious mental disorder that affects about 4% of Americans, can cause extreme mood swings, abrupt changes in energy levels, and distorted decision making. It most commonly develops in the late teen years or early adult years. Many teens who abuse illicit drugs, such as cocaine, and ecstasy are commonly found to develop […]

Men vs Women Coping with Depression

How Differently do Men and Women Cope with Depression?

As we all know how the saying goes Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus. Well this holds as true as ever when it comes to symptoms of depression and how men and women cope differently. Men and women have different emotional needs. Men have a tendency to feel like the protector and […]

Common Depression Symptoms

The Most Common Symptoms of Depression

Depression affects more than 15 million American adults annually. An estimated 350 million people of all ages experience symptoms of depression and about 13 percent of Americans take antidepressants. Depression can be commonly found in women between the ages of 40 and 50. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, women experience depression […]