Hard Time Adjusting?

There are times in life when we have problems adjusting to certain issues that arise in our lives. Sometimes situations become too much and we can’t cope with them properly and symptoms linger on for an extended amount of time as well as we start to develop symptoms that aren’t in line with our normal... Continue Reading →

My Friend Has Anxiety and Depression: Part 1

I recently interviewed a friend to talk about her experience with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and anxiety attacks. I’ve known her for a couple of years, and I have seen first-hand what her anxiety and depression have looked like, as well as sitting through a panic attack with her. We reviewed some questions and answers... Continue Reading →

The Knit-ty Gritty

The Knit-ty Gritty In a world full of stress and constant go, go, go there has to be something that you can go to that will soothe your mind, body and spirit. Many times people like to just veg out in front of the TV for a few hours or zone out on their phones... Continue Reading →

Signs That You Might Have an Eating Disorder

When someone says, “I’m in recovery from an eating disorder", people often instantly assume that indicates that they used to be remarkably thin or small. That’s usually not the case at all. You are certainly not alone in this. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders concludes that nearly 10% of the population... Continue Reading →

How to Help a Friend Who Is Cutting (Self-Harm)

WHAT IS CUTTING? “Cutting” is the most popular choice of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and is an enigma amongst teenagers. Self-injury behavior can also be in the form of bruising or burning the skin. Females are more inclined to engage in nonsuicidal self-injury than boys are. Typically, the cuts are located on the forearm/wrist area or... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Music

Music is a universal language. It has the ability to make us feel deeply or be as light as a kite. Even if we can’t understand the words, we somehow can still interpret the message through the rhythm and beats of the song. Sometimes there aren’t even words to a song and we still get... Continue Reading →

Good Grief

For many people, this is not the most wonderful time of the year. The holidays can stir up many emotions revolving around grief and loss whether it be from the distant past or the present, it is never easy losing a loved one. The grief may come and go or it can be ever present,... Continue Reading →

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