Ruminating on worries can cause lots of stress. Clear your mind by making a to-do list. Put down everything that needs to be done into your phone or onto a sheet of paper, and as you write them down, visualize yourself removing this task from your mind onto the list.
Depression is an illness, an illness that you have little control over, just like any other illness. Always remember that your pain is valid, and as long as you’re getting help by speaking to a mental health professional, you’re on the path to healing.
Solving any problem requires clear thinking and an ability to take action. The problem is, that when financial burdens cause a person to become anxious and depressed, they live in an emotional state that makes it almost impossible to solve their financial problems.
Modern women are really like superheroes. Not only are they obtaining college degrees and climbing corporate ladders, but they’re doing so while also raising families and taking care of aging parents at the same time.
Many women, over time, will experience burnout and mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.
Are you someone that generalizes your lack of self-esteem? By that I mean, do you make generalities about yourself such as, “I’m an idiot,” “I’m not pretty enough or smart enough?”
If you’re going to work on your self-esteem, you need to first recognize that you often lie to yourself with these generalities. It may be a very convincing lie from your point of view, but it’s still a lie.
As you can see, stress can really impact your physical health in a negative way. While we can’t stop the rain from falling or stress from entering our lives, we can practice healthy stress management. That means eating right, getting enough exercise, and quality sleep each night.
Medication management is a process that ensures patients are taking the right medication at the exact right dose for their specific situation. For instance, if someone is experiencing depression because of a chemical imbalance, there may need to be a reliance on medication to first rebalance the mind.
Many studies now have pointed to individuals developing depression or anxiety as a result of time spent on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
But is this a full picture?
There is actually another side to the coin that suggests social media can actually be good for some people’s mental health.
Dating is challenging for everyone. But when you suffer with depression, dating can feel scary and overwhelming. Should people with depression date? If the person feels emotionally strong enough, then yes of course they should date. The real question is HOW should they date?
One of the most common reason people experience depression during this time of year is:
Financial hardship – ‘Tis the season to be jolly, unless your bank account is overdrawn and your credit cards maxed out. Not having a budget to buy loved ones presents, especially our children, can feel devastating.