adhd and social anxiety

The Link Between ADHD and Social Anxiety

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ADHD and social anxiety can sometimes co-occur, causing impairment in functioning. Some may equate social anxiety with shyness, but it is more than just being a shy person. Someone with social anxiety has an irrational fear of being out in…
why do i worry so much

Why Do I Worry So Much?

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Worry, worry, worry… Why do I worry so much? If you find yourself in a constant state of worry, you are surely not alone. Who hasn’t been in a ball of worry over these past two years? People are feeling the stress big time. With so many…
how to recover from emotional trauma

How to Recover from Emotional Trauma

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Does Emotional Trauma Ever Go Away? Learning how to recover from emotional trauma is the key to moving on with your life. No two people are alike, meaning that none of us respond to fear-inducing events in the same way. When we experience…
running away from problems

Running Away from Problems

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Is it Bad To Run Away From Your Problems? If you find you are always running away from problems, maybe it’s time to brush up on your coping skills. Life can come at us pretty hard sometimes. A challenge here and a problem there can pile…
ocd residential treatment

OCD Residential Treatment

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The pandemic has been very trying for people with OCD. But there’s help. For people who struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the past 18 months have been tough. Many people with OCD have major issues with germs, so it is easy…
grounding techniques for anxiety

How to Use Grounding Techniques During Anxiety Inducing Events

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Learn about grounding, a technique used to help reduce stress and anxiety Stress is part of our daily reality. No one gets to avoid stress, but there are some ways to help reduce its effects. For people who struggle with anxiety, learning some…
signs of mental exhaustion

Overcoming Mental Exhaustion

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Learn the signs of mental exhaustion and how to fight through it. Life can sling many arrows at us, and sometimes it does so all at once. With each problem or setback we may feel stress, worry, and emotional pain. Over time, as these problems…
Medication for Severe Anxiety

Medication for Severe Anxiety

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Life’s daily demands can sometimes be overwhelming, quickly ratcheting up our anxiety levels. Worries about everyday stressors, like finances, parenting issues, work-related problems, and family strife can leave us feeling perpetually anxious.…
mental health during coronavirus

Protecting Your Mental Health During Coronavirus

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The effects of the coronavirus outbreak have reached all corners of our daily lives. One look at your Twitter feed and you will likely spot lots of tweets from people stating they are having trouble sleeping lately, or are feeling “off,”…
anxiety recovery retreats

What Are Anxiety Recovery Retreats?

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Anxiety is on a rampage. In fact, anxiety disorders top the list of mental health disorders and impacts over 40 million Americans, or about 18.1% of adults each year. A poll, conducted by the American Psychiatric Association in 2017, found that…