Any time someone has a loss they can experience Situational Depression. For some people it’s a brief period of sadness and/or mourning, but for others it can last longer and go much deeper. It’s different than Clinical Depression, because the person experiencing it definitely knows what’s causing it and can (hopefully) work on moving through… Continue reading Coping with Situational Depression
My whole life I’ve been searching for an answer without even really knowing the question, “Why am I this way?”. Then last week in an online group someone posted about being an Empath and I did some research, like I do for anything that intrigues me. I’d heard of being an Empath before, but never… Continue reading Mental Health of an Empath
I’m normally a pretty organized person and you know how much I love a good To Do List, but lately it seems like I’m having trouble getting stuff done. My brain has gone fuzzy. At first not being able to concentrate on one thing and getting stuff done really bothered me. I tried to force… Continue reading Fighting Your Fuzzy Brain
The more I learn about mental health and how it manifests the more I agree that it’s not necessarily our genes that determine our habits and behaviors. A lot of the way we act has been learned, sometimes without us even realizing it. Worry was like that for me. I learned how to worry about… Continue reading Did You Learn How to Worry?
In some ways I’ve probably always been a worrier. It’s something I learned at a very young age from watching and being around my parents. My father had the scarcity mentality that manifested into hoarding, which I now know is a form of anxiety and worry (the fear that I will need something and not… Continue reading Why do we worry?