Sometimes referred to as affective disorder, mood disorders are a series of psychiatric conditions that can cause severe disruption to a person's daily functioning and overall quality of life. What are mood disorders? There are two types of mood disorders; depression and bipolar … Read more about What are the telltale signs of a mood disorder?
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity with a more robust, broader perspective. Whenever tragedy befalls, resilient people maintain strong and focused - they tend to forge ahead, facing their troubles head-on while practicing self-compassion and utilizing adequate coping … Read more about How to build resilience when times get tough
When someone has experienced trauma in their life, the implications of traumatic stress can be devastating. Trauma symptoms When emotional trauma remains unresolved, it can lead to mental health issues and often produces many psychological and physical symptoms that may involve: Difficulty … Read more about 5 Ways to identify if you are suffering from emotional trauma
People with OCD very often get plagued by constant obsessive thoughts that can lead to compulsions such as obsessively worrying about their health, hygiene (which includes rigorous hand washing) and worries about contamination, to name just a few. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Those with … Read more about The flip side of Covid-19: The dramatic rise of OCD in a post-pandemic world
“Unforgiveness is like drinking poison yourself and waiting for the other person to die.” You may have heard variations of this quote from Marianne Williamson in recovery circles, and for a good reason. Poison is the best way to describe unforgiveness, which leads to … Read more about Forgive and Remember: Letting Go of Resentments in to Protect Your Sobriety
Back in December 2019, when most of us were looking forward to festive celebrations or planning their summer holidays, few people had heard of coronavirus or its scientific name, COVID-19. Today, most people rarely talk about anything else. Coronavirus has the power to strike fear into most … Read more about 12 Top Tips to Manage Anxiety
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?
There are two types of work in the world: busywork and real work. Busywork is all the in-between things that come with your job, like emails, meetings, planning, meetings and emails, and real work is the work you’re actually supposed to do, like that big project that you need to deliver to your … Read more about How busyness leads to bad decisions