am i depressed or lazy

Am I Depressed or Lazy?

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Does Having Depression Make You Lazy? If you have ever suffered from a bout of depression, you know that it can leave you feeling listless and unmotivated. You may even wonder, “Am I depressed or lazy?” The fact is that, if you do meet…
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…
private mental health ward

What is a Private Mental Health Ward?

There are many options for obtaining treatment for a mental health issue. What is a private mental health ward? Struggling with a mental health disorder can truly be devastating. Too often, someone who has a mental health challenge doesn’t…
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…
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…
voluntary psychiatric hold

What is a Voluntary Psychiatric Hold?

When a mental health condition becomes urgent, you can admit yourself for a psychiatric hold. Sometimes a person who struggles with a mental health disorder on a daily basis will find their symptoms worsen. A mental health issue becomes a crisis…
Narcissistic Abuse Cycle

Narcissistic Abuse Cycle

Learn about narcissism and see if you are caught in the cycle of abuse. We are supposed to feel happy and good about ourselves when we are in a relationship. In a healthy one, this is the case. But if you are caught in the net of a narcissist…
psychiatric residential treatment facility

When is Psychiatric Residential Treatment Needed?

Inpatient treatment provides the right level of care for mental illness. How do you know when you have crossed that line into a serious mental health condition? When do you need more intensive treatment than what your local doctor can provide?…
First Symptoms of Schizophrenia

What are the First Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Early Symptoms of Schizophrenia Can Lead You to Obtain Early Treatment Each year nearly 3 million people are diagnosed with schizophrenia. This complex mental illness features a break from reality, making living with it very taxing. The symptoms…
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…