Hurricane Irma has recently passed Miami. Even bigger news is how the Caribbean is doing after Hurricane Maria. Compared to the damage Maria has caused, Irma seems like childplay. This post isn’t about the refugees or the politics behind the rescue efforts. Through this all, I started wondering how different people are affected by natural disasters. Namely, how does it affect depressed people?
Continue reading Will Hurricane Irma/Maria Cause Suicide Rates to Increase?
I was listening to a podcast today and he said something that caught my attention. “We all have our anxieties – the trick is how we deal with it.” Even I, who spend a great deal amount of time thinking about anxiety, hadn’t thought of it like that. But he’s right.
There’s a never-ending anxiety, a stress, a weird sort of momentum always pushing us forward. We want more, we fight for more, and we get really, really upset when we don’t get it. Continue reading 8 Tips To Trick Your Anxiety
All cards on the table, I work in insurance. During training, we learned the obvious things like what to say and how to fill out an application, but we also learned what are auto-declines and who can’t be insured. To my surprise, there were several mental disorders on there. Autism, anxiety, attention-deficit disorder, depression. Continue reading The Science of Depression
It’s no secret I don’t like doing things. My ideal day off is spending the day laying on the beach or (more often than not) locking myself indoors in front of a screen. I’m not the type of person that likes getting out of the house for fun, enjoys exerting myself, or even enjoys talking to people all that much, to be honest. It’s not that I’m shy, it’s more that I feel that small talk is shallow and a waste of time. Continue reading The Truth Behind “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”
Ever sit back and think about all you could have accomplished? Not just farfetched and fantasy, but really, if you really gave it your all or tried a little bit harder or even made a slightly different decision, how much more successful would you be right now? Continue reading Plea From A Broken Student
In high school, I recall constantly being called lazy. My room was always a mess, assignments were done last minute, and I hated doing chores around the house. Continue reading Depression Isn’t Laziness
No, your eyes didn’t trick you. Yes, this is another post about Netflix.
Continue reading Netflix: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Truths