Life with Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are conditions that affect a person’s thinking, feeling, mood and behavior. 1 in 5 people will suffer from a mental illness at some point in their life. Read my personal and detailed account of life with mental illness and how I learned to live with it.

Manage Your Panic Attacks

If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, panic attacks may be a part of your life. Even with proper medication, many patients suffer from panic attacks. Although predicting when a panic attack will happen may be a bit tricky, you can take steps to prepare for these panic attacks in order to take back control of your life.

Panic Disorders: Yes, They’re Real

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard of people having a panic attack and someone saying that they just wanted attention. Nothing could be farther from the truth. While a panic attack is not the same as some traditional medical conditions, it is both a mental and physical disorder that must be taken very seriously.

Baby Blues & Postpartum Depression – Risks, Symptoms, Treatments, & More

The birth of a baby is a life changing event that can trigger many powerful emotions for a new mother, such as excitement, joy, & happiness. Many new Mothers often experience crying spells, mood swings, & other negative emotions, as well. If you are experiencing negative emotions following the birth of your baby you may be suffering from the Baby Blues or Postpartum Depression. Read more to discover the signs and symptoms of PPD, risks factors, treatment options, resources, and more.

Journal Prompts for Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses that many people suffer with. It affects more than 16 million Americans causing them to feel a loss of pleasure in everyday activities, sadness, guilt, lack of interest, hopelessness, anxiety, and many more symptoms. Depression can lead to disturbances in your daily life and can affectContinue reading “Journal Prompts for Depression”

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