May 2020

How Do You Find the Right Person to Help You?

2022-02-17T16:28:48-05:00May 31st, 2020|

Overcoming mental illness is a long and arduous process. On this journey, the people that surround you make a significant impact on your recovery. Finding the right support professional is a critical decision. Just as [...]

How Does Anxiety Lead to Alcohol Abuse?

2022-02-17T16:28:48-05:00May 30th, 2020|

Alcohol is not notorious for its ability to solve problems. Therefore, it may seem counter-intuitive that people would turn to alcohol when suffering from anxiety. Yet, seeking release is a natural behavior for any person, [...]

Focusing Your Anxiety

2022-02-17T16:28:47-05:00May 29th, 2020|

Understanding anxieties and learning to cope with them are massive undertakings. For some, the goal is to live alongside their anxiety using a healthy outlet, rather than seeing stress as a purely antagonistic force to [...]

Visualizing Addiction

2022-02-17T16:28:47-05:00May 28th, 2020|

People suffering from addiction never set out to become addicts.  Addiction is a process that happens over time, without a person's conscious awareness. An individual doesn't realize how many drinks they are having, cigarettes they [...]

You Have to Want to Get Better

2022-02-17T16:28:47-05:00May 27th, 2020|

 It’s true - nobody can heal for someone else, or take all their anxieties off their hands and seal them away neatly. Dealing with anxiety is not an easy thing to do. There are several [...]

Reaching Out to Someone With Depression

2022-02-17T16:28:46-05:00May 26th, 2020|

Depression can easily cut a person off from everyone in their lives, so providing help when they need it most can be difficult. The depressed individual may react very little when addressed or may be [...]

Don’t Cheer Up

2022-02-17T16:28:46-05:00May 25th, 2020|

Yes, being happy is the ultimate goal here. Still, there is a difference between being happy in life and being happy at all times. Forcing a smile, or trying to "just cheer up" could actually [...]

When Does Stress Become Anxiety?

2022-02-17T16:28:45-05:00May 23rd, 2020|

Stress and anxiety are two words that are commonly used as synonyms, completely interchangeable with each other. While the symptoms can appear to be the same, there are critical differences between the two that can [...]

Breaking Free From Depression

2022-02-17T16:28:46-05:00May 22nd, 2020|

Depression is more complicated than being sad. It is a full-scale assault on motivation and self-worth. It leads to a view of the world through an absolutely negative filter. It is absolutely crushing. Breaking through [...]

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