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What Are the Physical Symptoms of Anxiety?

By seo-anam | December 1, 2022 | Anxiety

When we talk about mental health conditions like anxiety or depression, there are often a lot of misunderstandings regarding their symptoms. For instance, did you know that there are physical symptoms of anxiety? They are as common as the psychological ones but not as talked about. That’s why I am here – to help you further understand these conditions, so you will be able to seek proper treatment.

What Are the Signs of Postpartum Depression?

By seo-anam | December 1, 2022 | Depression

You’d think having a baby would be one of the most beautiful things. However, we tend to forget that it isn’t at all easy. Giving birth can be followed by depression, which could cause serious problems if it goes unrecognized and untreated. What are the signs of postpartum depression? Learn more information about it here.

What Is Major Depressive Disorder and How to Treat It?

By seo-anam | December 1, 2022 | Depression

Every individual has experienced the feeling of sadness and hopelessness at some point in their life. However, sometimes it can stop being just a feeling that will pass and turn into a severe mental condition – a major depressive disorder. But what is major depressive disorder, can it be treated, and how? Here is all you should know.

What to Do When You Are Feeling Like a Failure?

By seo-anam | December 1, 2022 | Anxiety

It is not uncommon for individuals to crumble under the pressure and stress of everyday life. The constant struggle to climb the ladder of success or be the best version of oneself can cause many to start feeling like a failure. There’s no reason to feel embarrassed or depressed when negative feelings start overwhelming you. It’s important to know that a counselor for women can help you overcome negative emotions and gain a positive mindset.

Mixed Anxiety and Depressive Disorder Explained

By abigail-butler | May 18, 2022 | Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health disorders nowadays, and they are commonly discussed. However, have you ever heard of the two of them existing together? Mixed anxiety and depressive disorder (MADD) is not a rare thing, but it’s not so well-known. What does it mean to have this mixed condition – how does it present in an individual, and how can you recognize it if it happens to you?

What Is High-Functioning Depression and How to Recognize Its Early Symptoms

By abigail-butler | May 5, 2022 | Depression

One of the most common terms regarding mental health you can hear around is high-functioning depression. This condition is extremely common among Americans, and the lifestyle we have today only adds to the prevalence. But what is high-functioning depression exactly, and how does it manifest in an individual? If you want to learn the basics of this mental disorder and find out how to deal with high functioning depression and the symptoms that go with it, just keep reading.

5 Most Common Misconceptions About Depression

By abigail-butler | December 29, 2021 | Depression

The world has never been so open to talking about mental health as it is today – we’ve been learning about these disorders and sharing experiences like never before. Still, for every few facts about anxiety and depression, there are dozens of common misconceptions about depression and other similar disorders. The battle against stigma has only begun, but we have to use this momentum and do our best to spread awareness and accurate information – this article will help do just that.

Everything You Should Know About Dating With Depression

By abigail-butler | December 27, 2021 | Depression

When you’re in the middle of an ongoing mental health struggle, having a happy relationship can seem like an impossible thing. How can you focus on connecting with someone when you’re barely holding together? Is dating with depression even a good idea? We can help you answer these and many other questions on this topic. Let’s learn to navigate courting waters when struggling with a depressive disorder.

What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About Mental Illness?

By abigail-butler | November 12, 2021 | Depression

It seems there’s more understanding today for individuals having psychological issues. However, that still doesn’t stop some common misconceptions about mental illness from coming up once in a while. If we work on debunking them, we may find more compassion for different people’s issues. Let’s talk about some common myths and, more importantly, the facts.

Black Women and Depression

By abigail-butler | May 29, 2021 | Depression

To this day, black women and depression have been a topic that has been shoved to the side and not considered much of a health risk. Much to our misfortune, one of the leading health issues in the U.S. is mental illness, especially within the African-American population; more specifically major depressive disorder (MDD). Though there has been an uprise of awareness, there are still major hurdles we need to face.

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