Category: Mental Health

How to Create a Self-care Routine for Depression

If you want to create a self-care routine for depression, you’ve landed in the right spot. As someone who has struggled most of her life with depression, I can tell you that creating a self-care routine can be tricky – even more so when you struggle with depression. However, self-care …

21 Amazing Gifts for A Depressed Friend…that will make her smile

Buying a gift for someone with depression can be intimidating. There are lots of emotions involved. And you’re worried that instead of making her feel comforted, uplifted and positive, you might mistakenly trigger the opposite emotions. You see, I am that friend with depression. I have been on the giving …

Poor Mental Health: What is it Really Doing to Your Body?

Taking care of our mental health is something we tend to brush aside until the neglect has caused poor mental health and has begun to wreak havoc in our daily lives. Family obligations, work responsibilities and the pressure we put on ourselves to Do It All, will catch up to …

Why do I Crave Junk Food When I’m Stressed Out?

You don’t have to be a dietician to know that emotional eating is a common side-effect of stress. All you need is a high-pressure, stress-inducing situation, and BAM!, there you have it. And in today’s society, where we’re expected to do more in less time and be successful at everything …

How to Cope With Anxiety When You’re Feeling Anxious at Work

Can your job give you anxiety? If you’re feeling anxious at work, you already know the answer. Now you need to know how to calm the anxiety at work. Anxiety at work is a crippling feeling. It makes for long work days that leave you feeling like you gave it …