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Self harm is an attempt to get instant relief from emotional pain without suicidal intentions. Self harm usually starts at age 14 but it can start at a younger age. The most common type of self harm is cutting oneself. …Read More

  Christmas Depression Self Care Tips Why might you need Christmas depression self care? Well, Christmas depression doesn’t only affect someone who is depressed or suffering from SAD. Christmas depression can happen to anyone. Unrealistic expectations, anxiety, stress, increased responsibility, …Read More

  What is stress? Stress is your body’s response to an action that you want to get away from. That action can be caused by someone or something. For example, a bully or abusive person causes you stress. Your physical …Read More

It’s the exam, the job interview, or the dinner with the new in-laws. Whenever you are stressed, your breathing becomes shallow and hard, and your chest constricts. A deep breathing exercise can relax your chest muscle and return breathing to …Read More

The wheels in your head go round and round, all the day long. Just like that, in a circle and seeming to never end, the thoughts of depression and anxiety go round and round in your head. Rumination is one …Read More

Even though Christmas is a time of joy and happiness for many people, tons of souls in our world experience a difficult time during this month. For some people the Holiday season is a time when depression hits hard. Anxiety, …Read More

Christmas depression is really, really tough for someone depressed. Even though friends and family and the world in general seem to be full joy, that doesn’t mean a person with mental illness feels that same joy. Depression doesn’t change quickly with …Read More

Feeling post-Christmas exhaustion? You’re not alone. 70% of Americans say they’re fatigued by Christmas, according to the American Psychological Association. By the time January rolls in, post-Christmas fatigue can make you feel so tired, you wish you could hibernate like …Read More