Welcome to my blog, a place for you to take a moment in your day and read something that inspires you to think about your life and relationships in a new way. It’s the psychological concepts that I personally love to read about and grow from in my spare moments. Check in with me here for engaging, relevant, and useful information that you can use each day to make your life even better.
PMDD is not your regular PMS. This serious condition creates marked distress that interferes with your daily life, work, and relationships. Starting ten days to two weeks prior to the onset of your period, some women experience a wide variety of severe period symptoms that include mood swings, anxiety, depression, irritability, and multiple additional physical symptoms.
According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5, this is a real condition that is estimated to affect 3-8% of menstruating women.
So what does a healthy relationship look like? The best way I can describe this is that in the relationship, as individuals you and your partner are your best selves and as a couple, you are even better. Sometimes, the relationship you are in is not reaching its full potential.
Sleep restores us and is essential for our mental and physical wellbeing. Poor sleep exacerbates depression and anxiety while also impacting our memory and our cognitions — how we think. It can also take a serious toll on your daytime energy, ability to concentrate, productivity, and ability to maintain a healthy weight.
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere. - Van Wilder Aaron Burden We all worry sometimes, it’s unavoidable. Worrying is a natural response to stressful situations, which there are plenty of in our daily lives....
We are not immune to adversity.
Human beings, regardless of their background, face challenges in their lifetime. Hardship and heartbreak are, more often than not, inevitable. The silver lining? We can combat adversity through resilience.
Therapy is a private, safe, and confidential place to talk about what is really happening with you or with someone you care about. It’s your time to focus on your feelings or problems that are private and personal. It’s your space to work through that issue you cannot...
When life seems hectic and out of control, it helps to be reminded that there are some simple tips and changes in behavior that are surprisingly effective at reducing worry, stress, anxiety, and depression. Keep reading to find out some practices to implement in your...