Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma

Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma

Child abuse is the mental or physical pain intentionally inflicted on a person who is unable to defend themselves is abuse.  The World Health Organization reports that every year more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies.  The reports...
The #1 Reason Depression Affects Memory

The #1 Reason Depression Affects Memory

You may not link your poor memory and inability to focus on depression, but depression affects memory and focus. This is more prevalent than most people realize. I used to be a successful multi-tasker. Now there are times when I absolutely cannot focus on multiple...
Quick and Easy Exercise for Mental Health

Quick and Easy Exercise for Mental Health

So by now you have made your New Year’s resolution and you are making your goals come to fruition. Maybe you’ve even used my sister’s suggestions for achieving success by creating a plan of action. Even with a plan at hand, depression can steal your motivation. In my...
Loving Who You Are: My Journey to Self-Love

Loving Who You Are: My Journey to Self-Love

Have you ever looked at any part of your body and wish you could change it? If so, you can relate to the feeling of identifying every flaw on your perfectly made body and feeling ashamed when others to see your flaws. I want to share how my self-image was tarnished by...
Stop Being Controlled By Your Anxiety

Stop Being Controlled By Your Anxiety

So your day or week or month is not going as planned and you feel like you are in a rut. Nothing is quite working out, or so you tell yourself. Does it seem like negativity compounds to more negativity and you can’t catch a break?  Being controlled by your anxiety is...
How to Create Joy by Giving to Others

How to Create Joy by Giving to Others

giving to others Often times we can get so caught up in wanting more, especially now during the Holidays. More time, more money or more stuff. This can leave us feeling discontent with what we have, envious of what others have or unwilling to share what we have....
Find Activities that Help Your Depression

Find Activities that Help Your Depression

In a previous blog post, I shared how I found strength through a song. Recently, I felt my disappointment turning into sadness. I knew this sadness was trying to turn into depression. It was as though I felt the depression monster trying to sneak into my life....

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