Myths about Infidelity Part 1

In my opinion, the number one myth out there about infidelity is that divorce is inevitable. And it is understandable why we think this. Have you heard someone say that if an affair happened it’s the one thing that would not be forgiven, the unfaithful partner would be asked to leave on the spot? Or that the discovery of an...[ read more ]

Is Social Media Affecting your Mental Health?

How long has it been since you checked your Facebook/Instagram/Twitter account? If you are like most people, you use social media many times throughout the day. Although social media can be a great way to connect with others, studies have shown that it can take a toll on our emotion well-being. One study which focused on the effects of Facebook...[ read more ]

The Impact of Grief on Relationships

Experiencing the death of a loved one is one of the most painful things each person must face. The shock of your beloved friend or family member having passed away, along with the finality of their death is difficult to deal with. Everyone Mourns Differently The process of mourning is a very personal experience. Because grief is so personal, each...[ read more ]

Anxiety and Physical Illness

With headlines warning us of international terrorism, global warming, and economic uncertainty, we're all likely to be a little more stressed these days. As an everyday emotion, anxiety — the "fight, flight, freeze" response — can be a good thing, prompting us to take extra precautions. But when anxiety persists in the absence of a real threat, it can not...[ read more ]

Chronic Illness & Depression

What is a chronic illness? A chronic illness is a physical illness that lasts for an extended period and usually cannot be completely cured. Examples of chronic illnesses include diabetes, cancer, heart disease, arthritis, kidney disease, HIV/AIDS, lupus, and multiple sclerosis. What are the symptoms of depression? Common symptoms of depression include: Depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure...[ read more ]

5 Suggestions for Coping with Grief at Work

The loss of a loved one is one of the most painful tragedies that humans suffer. The impact of this loss is usually crushing, and in the aftermath of loss, we often feel like we have no control over anything. Grief is a natural response to loss. It’s perfectly normal to detach yourself from your normal existence to grieve. Unfortunately,...[ read more ]

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Anxiety

It’s rare that any of us will get through life without experiencing anxiety at some point. But some people have the burden of dealing with anxiety on a daily basis. Whether it’s over something big or insignificant, anxiety stops us from living a normal life full of joy and potential. Here are 5 ways you can begin reducing your anxiety:...[ read more ]

How to Deal with Infidelity in a Relationship

When infidelity occurs in a relationship, it can be very devastating for the parties involved. Infidelity involves breaking a promise to be completely faithful to your partner, and when it happens, it erases the trust that existed in the relationship. Dealing with infidelity can be pretty challenging and it raises tough questions. Should you stay? Should you forgive? Can trust...[ read more ]

What is PTSD?

Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that typically occurs after individuals have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a serious accident, natural disaster, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. It can also develop after undergoing invasive medical treatments or dealing with a life-threatening diagnosis. In the past, PTSD went by different names. During...[ read more ]

Why Someone Suffering From Depression Can’t Just ‘Get Over It’

When talking about depression, a lot of people forget that depression is an illness that requires proper attention and treatment. If you’re depressed, it can be incredibly frustrating to hear things like “Just get over it”, “You’re being really dramatic”, “You have to be strong”, “Learn to deal with it”, “Happiness is a choice”. You might start to think of...[ read more ]



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