Depression: Here’s What People Don’t Know

Depression is like an Iceberg. An Iceberg has over 90% of its mass below the surface. Meaning that you don’t see 90% of the iceberg. This is a good metaphor for Depression as its effects are not always outward facing. You don’t necessarily know all the symptoms that someone might be facing because some...

There are 5 stages in Depression. I have stage 3, what do you have?

The following are the different stages of the Kübler-Ross model for grief. It was introduced by the Swiss Scientist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Knowing where you stand on this model could help you prepare for what’s next. You also never have to wait to seek help from loved one’s or trained professionals, you can get help...

7 Things People Without Anxiety Wouldn’t Understand

Constantly feeling uneasy. You’re so anxious that it literally causes physical pain and discomfort. Your mind can't seem to stay in one place: You’ve question something you said yesterday about a billion times and have 10 billion different things you could have said instead. Someone that means well, tries to help but actually...

5 Depression Symptoms I wish I could Let go of

  1. Thinking about past decisions. I can have literally done something yesterday but already have 500 different ways I could have handled it in my head. It can sometimes be really hard to stop trying to think about what could have been. 2. Sleep Problems. You ever heard of the phrase ‘what keeps you up...

A Heart of Hope – Prevention of Suicide

What was your turning point? Share and Comment to show your Support! In life, we just never know what paths we may cross or the storms we may encounter. I certainly never thought at 17 years old that I would be a young author of “A Heart of Hope” the book and voice for the prevention...

Chester Bennington: The Battle that Was Never Won

Chеѕtеr Bеnnіngtоn, the lеаd singer fоr Lіnkіn Pаrk, dіеd by ѕuісіdе on Thurѕdау. The ѕіngеr wаѕ 41 уеаrѕ old. According to TMZ, Bеnnіngtоn struggled wіth drug аnd аlсоhоl аddісtіоn fоr уеаrѕ and said he had ѕuісіdаl іdеаtіоnѕ аftеr being abused аѕ a сhіld bу аn оldеr mаn. Bennington wаѕ frіеndѕ with Chrіѕ Cornell, thе lead...

Life With Borderline Personality Disorder

What were your first BLPD symptoms? Show your support by Commenting! Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (BLPD) is equivalent to living multiple separate lives. Its the ultimate rollercoaster. Many people confuse BLPD with Bipolar Disorder (BPD). BLPD and BPD are very similar, the major difference being the frequency and length of the mood swings. Whereas individuals...

How Adult Daycares Saved My Mother

What is the biggest Challenge you had to overcome with Alzheimer's? Show your support by Commenting! In October 2017, my sister and I checked out a couple of adult day cares. We picked one we both liked, and it’s very near our house. Well, Mom hasn’t been happy about going. Last Wednesday she about had a...

I Lost Everything with Anxiety, Here’s How I Came Back

When was the first time you felt Anxious? Show your support by Commenting! Around the end of 2012, I came in contact for the first time with anxiety. I experienced a small panic attack when I began to feel a tightness in my chest and from then on, everything began to go downhill for me. My...

Sоmаtіzаtіоn, Whаt it is, аnd Hоw іt Can Cаuѕе Depression/Anxiety

Somatization dіѕоrdеr іѕ a рѕусhіаtrіс соndіtіоn marked by multiple medically unеxрlаіnеd рhуѕісаl, оr somatic, ѕуmрtоmѕ. In оrdеr tо ԛuаlіfу fоr the dіаgnоѕіѕ of ѕоmаtіzаtіоn disorder, ѕоmаtіс соmрlаіntѕ must be serious еnоugh tо іntеrfеrе ѕіgnіfісаntlу wіth a person's аbіlіtу tо perform important асtіvіtіеѕ, ѕuсh as work, ѕсhооl оr family, аnd ѕосіаl responsibilities, or lеаd the...
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