Depression is like wearing a weighted coat while you try to swim in rough seas. You continue to try your best to keep afloat; you feel consumed by exhaustion, despair, and loneliness as you get battered by the waves that make you think that it might be easier to give up.
Grief holds a unique place in the human experience. It’s intensely personal and universal. Everyone who cares about someone or something will go through it, since nothing and no one is eternal. At its core, grief is what we go through when we experience loss—suddenly or slowly, expected or surprising, big or small, it doesn’t matter.
A growing body of research indicates that our society is becoming more addicted to the internet, and more specifically, to social media. Are you hopelessly addicted? If it's impacting your non-digital life; maybe it's time to take action. This guide will help.
There are many damaging effects of long-term anxiety. Those who experience high levels of constant stress often deal with a decline in mental and physical health. It's essential to understand how much anxiety can affect one's health. While anxiety is the body's healthy response to danger--it can be cognitively damaging if one has an anxiety disorder.
The numbers show that depression in America and around the world significantly increased due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, people need to look after their mental health as this problem continues to rise. Thankfully, there are many ways people can learn to reduce this coronavirus stress.
Stressful situations are bound to happen at work. The problem is, constant stress in the workplace develops long-term health problems. You spend a lot of time at work, and you want to do well at your job. You need to take of yourself and reduce workplace stress.
People are beginning to have a better understanding of the benefits of therapy. Mental health is becoming a much larger conversation with today's challenges. People face all kinds of issues, and many need help but don't know where to get it. There are many reasons you might look for a therapist, but sometimes you need help in an emergency, or you might feel anxiety having an in-person therapist.
Humans are moving faster than ever. With the rise of technology, our ability to get things done has significantly improved. While humans can get more done, people nowadays are also much more tired, stressed out, and burnt out. Humans need to be more mindful.
Celebrities are humans too. Part of the challenge of being famous is that people have less sympathy and empathy for celebrities when facing hardships. They think since popular actors, singers, and athletes are wealthy, they don't face the same problems everyone else does.
The pandemic continues to be a daily struggle for everyone's mental health today. The world has adjusted to the new normal, but the trouble is no one knows when the normal we once knew will come back. The anxiety of the situation can cause many mental health struggles that people should strategically and adequately address.
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