Mental Health

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How to Help When Someone You Know Is Suicidal

The death by apparent suicide of both fashion icon, Kate Spade, known for her brightly colored and whimsical styles, and Anthony Bourdain, remembered …

Mental Health

7 reasons why we're much lonelier today than ever before

1/<p>Social media can make you feel more isolated.<p>Mike Segar/Reuters<p>Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that the more …

Psychology

The Brutal Reminder We Need After Kate Spade's Death

<i>Trigger warning: suicide</i><p>The headlines flashed across my screen swiftly, and without warning: “Kate Spade Dead At 55.” “Kate Spade: Death Ruled …

Mental Health

11 Signs You Have A Panic Disorder

Panic attacks are stressful, scary, and can be difficult to deal with. Some people get them just once in awhile, but others experience them …

Depression

The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

Mental Health

Switching Antidepressants: Strategies, Side Effects, and More

If you’ve been diagnosed with depression, your doctor will likely start you on a treatment plan of antidepressants like a selective serotonin …

Depression

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – Signs and symptoms

We wanted to know some signs and symptoms of PTSD, and we found great info via Veteran’s Affairs. PTSD can affect anybody who has been exposed to a …

Mental Health

Anxiety Disorder Symptoms: When Is It Time To Seek Help?

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Jenn Selby | 31 05 2018<p>Worrying about things and feeling anxious can be totally natural, but if these emotions are ruling your …

Mental Health

9 Proven Anxiety-Reducing Strategies For Introverts At Networking Events

Networking events can be a huge source of stress and anxiety: a room full of strangers, potentially-awkward interactions and conversations you don’t know how to start…or end. You’re not sure what to wear, let alone what to say. You’re thinking to yourself, “Do I have food in my teeth? Shall I go …

Networking

The 5 Major Classes of Antidepressants

There are five major classes of antidepressants. Here's what they are, examples of each, and how they work.<p>Brain Chemicals Involved in Mood Regulation<p>…

Depression

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

How to Stay Positive When Everyone Around You Is Negative

It's so easy to end up in a bad mood when someone close to you is feeling down. Being there for our friends, family, and partners when they're going …

10 Healthy Ways to Cope With Failure

Whether you were denied a promotion at the office or you failed to qualify for a marathon, failing feels bad. Many people will go to great lengths to …

Self-help

What's the difference between a narcissist, sociopath, and borderline? | The Recovery Expert

People often wonder about the differences between borderline, narcissist, and antisocial personality disorders – the <b>Cluster B personality …

5 Unhealthy Behaviors That Rob You of Happiness

Do you do these things?<p>Many people unwittingly engage in habits that reduce joy. Without meaning to, they repeat misery-making behaviors and wonder …

Happiness

3 Steps To Letting Go Of Problems

You’ve told yourself time and time again that you would never again drink too many mimosas at Sunday brunch, eat half a bag of cookies in one …

This Is the Difference Between Normal Fighting and Verbal Abuse

A psychologist gives us six examples of verbal abuse in a relationship.<p>As a psychologist, I often hear stories about fighting. After all, conflict is a normal part of any relationship and, during heated conversations, feelings of anger and frustration can swell, causing us to snap at our partners. …

Negative Self-Talk and How It Affects Us All

We all have an inner critic. At times this little voice can actually be helpful and keep us motivated toward goals—like when this critic reminds us …

Self-help

11 Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Many people experience anxiety at some point in their lives.<p>In fact, anxiety is a very normal response to stressful life events like moving, changing …

14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Symptoms from stopping antidepressants are largely a mystery

Many who try to quit say they cannot because of withdrawal symptoms they were never warned about.

What Are the Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point. Occasional stress and worry about relationships, school, work, money, and health are just a normal part …

Depression

Caregiving for Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety not only affect the person with the disorder. These illnesses also have far-reaching effects on family and friends of those …

Anxiety

Things autistic people wish you knew about autism

ad feature<p>700,000 people in the UK are autistic.<p>That’s why two years ago the National Autistic Society created Too Much Information – a campaign …

Autism

17 Fun Hobbies To Pick Up After A Breakup That Will Definitely Lift Your Spirits

When you break up with someone, especially a long-term partner, you expect the sadness that follows and even the loneliness, but what you may not …

Helping Patients Learn How to Say No To People They Love

Boundaries are one of the most common issues that bring patients to therapy. Whether bad boundaries have directly or indirectly had a negative impact …

8 Things You Should Know Before Going on Antidepressants for the First Time

When I first made the decision to go on antidepressants, my emotional and mental states had been careening out of control for some time. Even in …

How Does Stress Impact Nutrition?

Between work, family and other obligations, stress is a common part of life. But while it's something we all deal with from time to time, stress can …

Nutrition

9 Mantras to Keep You Mentally Strong

While it can be easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a …