Can You Develop Bipolar Disorder Over Time?

Can You Develop Bipolar Disorder Over Time?

While it’s become almost a trend to “self-diagnose” as bipolar for people that believe they experience significant shifts in happiness and sadness over a short period, the term is often overused and used incorrectly. Just like many other mental health issues, bipolar disorder is generally misu...
How to Get Treatment for PTSD

How to Get Treatment for PTSD

Many people are exposed to significant trauma or levels of chronic stress at some point, and for some, it can result in PTSD. While PTSD was once thought to be strictly a military issue, it was even called shell shock in the early 20th century, it is now known that it can develop or be […]...
How to Help Someone With Anxiety Disorder

How to Help Someone With Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is something that millions of people struggle with, and contrary to what some may think, it’s much more than simply getting scared or worried about something. Individuals with anxiety disorders can face significant challenges that others may pass off as “overreacting”, and the effects ...
How to Know if My Friend Has Depression

How to Know if My Friend Has Depression

When we’re close to someone, we can often sense that something is wrong. In many cases, you may be able to tell that something is wrong, even if you don’t recognize the signs. In other situations, maybe you have suspicions that your friend is depressed, but don’t know what to look for. Depress...

How Does Trauma Impact Mental Health

Trauma is a word often heard in the media to describe an event or experience that has had a significant impact on someone’s life. Trauma is actually more common than you think. A traumatic event can be anything from a car accident, to being in the military, or being sexually assaulted. Trauma that...
Learn the types of anxiety disorders

What Are The Types of Anxiety Disorders?

Anxiety disorders are characterized by feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension. There are a variety of anxiety disorders that affect people throughout the world. Symptoms may vary from one type to another, but a general consensus is that anxiety is an overwhelming feeling of tension or dread. In t...
When Should I Seek Help for Depression?

When Should I Seek Help for Depression?

Depression remains the most common mental health disorder in America. Depression is a mental health condition that is characterized by feelings of sadness and hopelessness. It affects people of all ages, genders, and ethnicities. This mental health disorder can be caused by a number of factors such ...

What Are the Benefits of Sleep Detox?

If you are not feeling your healthiest, the first question to ask yourself is: am I getting enough sleep? You probably know that sleep helps your whole body relax and your brain process memory from the activities of the day.  But do you know that a good night of rest can also help your brain [&...

Somatic Experiencing™ to Treat PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may happen after a person experiences a traumatic event (ranging from fatal accidents, terrorist acts, natural disasters to sexual violence and abuse) that lead to intense and disturbing thoughts and feelings. These emotions can last for a long time after the tr...