Trying to figure out whether or not you are experiencing Major Depressive Disorder can be tricky. The way it presents itself may appear very different between two people. I have put together this list of signs and symptoms to know if you might need to seek further evaluation from a professional mental health practitioner (therapist). … Continue reading Depressed?
Managing stress has taken on a new level of importance since this whole virus situation has begun. Fortunately, useful stress management tools can be practiced anywhere and anytime. Listed below are 4 tools that you can start exploring while you are following the ‘stay at home’ and ‘physical / social distance’ recommendations. These are not … Continue reading Manage it.
Folks in recovery circles may recognize the saying “Be a worker among workers, a person among people”. It comes up often, as those who are new to recovery are gaining skills to return to a ‘normal’ life or in many cases learning how to live a normal life for the first time. Learning how to … Continue reading A Person Among People
What a way to start the Spring! Huh?! This whole virus situation has got a lot of us scared. We are unsure of the future and uncertain of choices we are making in the present. Some of us want to hunker down and hibernate, emerging next Winter with a renewed sense of hope, others may … Continue reading Just Breathe.