Stress. We all have it. Whether it’s a new job, a lost job, an illness, the death of a loved one, a move across the country, a divorce, or the global Covid-19 pandemic, no one is exempt from stressors in life. Stress can result from a myriad of factors and is defined “as the degree to which you … Read more about The link between Stress and Alcohol
Feeling lonely is common, especially amidst a global pandemic. No one is immune to feeling isolated from time to time, but what if it becomes a chronic feeling that you can’t shake? Psychology Today defines loneliness as a “function of the affective need for companionship and belonging.” Left … Read more about The Disease of Isolation: Cycles of Loneliness and Addiction
Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, most of the globe has been swept into their homes. While we are sitting in our homes, we watch the news, which, of course, triggers more fear and anxiety. Many of us are not working, and are home with our families, or alone, all the while trying to … Read more about Isolation, Depression, and Anxiety: How are They Linked?
When 2020 is recorded in the history books, one impactful event will trump all others: the COVID 19, also known as the Coronavirus. To say that the rapid spread of the Coronavirus has devastated the world and affected all of our lives would be an understatement, and what’s even more unsettling … Read more about Mental health and recovery during Coronavirus
Burnout and depression are like the chicken and the egg – it’s difficult to tell which one came first. Are you feeling depressed because you’re burned out at work? Or, are you feeling burned out at work because you’re depressed? Executive burnout is a tricky issue to spot, but it is an … Read more about Executive burnout, depression and addiction: Some things to know
They say that, in life, bad things come in threes. Unfortunately, this is no truer than when dealing with addiction. Addiction is a debilitating condition, and it often causes (and is caused by) other factors like mental health, isolation and denial. We could be living our best lives and … Read more about What to do about DAD: Depression, Addiction and Denial
The average person will spend 90,000 hours at work throughout their lifetime, and much of that time is positive. It’s where we make new friends or find new love, it’s where we find fulfilment and purpose, and it’s what lets us afford a Sunday morning coffee or a Tuesday night pizza. Work is good … Read more about 6 ways to handle stress, burnout and anxiety in the workplace
Most people experience depression and/or anxiety at some point in their lives, but there are a few for who these conditions become a bigger problem. In fact, depression affects more than 16.1 million American adults, or about 6.7% of the U.S. population in any given year. In addition, … Read more about Rehab for Depression and Anxiety