Panic attacks can be easier to manage with the right techniques

5 Steps to Take During a Panic Attack

Anxiety and panic attacks are incredibly unpleasant things to experience, and dealing with them on a regular basis can make you feel scared, stressed, and alone. However, they’re also incredibly common! Most people will experience a panic attack at least once in their life, and there are many ways of dealing with them that can…

Setting goals when you're depressed is about taking little steps to a big finish!

Tips for Setting Goals When Managing Depression

The main difference between depression and garden-variety sadness is that depression makes it difficult for people to function at their usual level. It’s a major diagnostic indicator for mental health professionals– if something is negatively affecting a person’s daily life, it’s crossing over the line into being a disorder. For this reason, depression can make…

PTSD triggers can disrupt your life, but it is possible to manage them.

How Do I Manage Triggers With PTSD?

Triggers are a major part of life when you’re living with post traumatic stress disorder. Triggers can be just about anything– people, places, things, smells, sounds, words, and more– that remind you of a traumatic instance or instances that left you with PTSD. Sometimes triggers may not even seem to make sense, but they can…

Young woman struggling with seasonal depression in summer

5 Causes for Summer Depression and Tips to Fight It

Seasonal affective disorder, also known as seasonal depression or SAD, is a fairly common mental health problem where people experience low moods, sadness, and other depressive symptoms in association with a particular season and time of year. Mostly, you’ll hear this disorder discussed in the winter, since it’s very common during the colder months when…