This is a list of positive and negative coping skills. Positive coping skills benefit you while negative coping skills cost you something. Use these coping strategies to help you manage stress.
A bipolar woman’s experience going through a depressive episode due to medication, suicidal ideation and hospitalization to get help.
EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprogramming) therapy is useful in treating many anxiety and panic disorders. Learn how to self-administer this therapy anytime and anyplace.
Coping with social anxiety is challenging. These seven tips are helpful tools in learning to manage anxiety in social spaces.
This article sheds light on a new medical discovery, namely adult neurogenesis in the human brain, that offers promising alternative treatments for depression.
How do you know if you're depressed? What's the difference between depression and just being down in the dumps about something? Take the quiz below to test yourself, and also have a look at the symptoms below—though nothing beats seeing a professional for diagnosis and help, this guide might help you make an initial analysis.
I am a recovered agoraphobic. This is the 10-step program I used to help overcome the fears that had taken control of my life.
There is no question that our world gets faster and crazier by the day. Information is flying at us at an alarming pace and working adults struggle to balance work and family life. Learn 5 strategies, recommended by experts, to help the busy adult relieve stress and regain control.
Anxiety and OCD can affect the mind in various ways. Derealization and depersonalization (DPDR) sufferers feel totally detached from reality and in a dream-like trance. I wish to demystify and tackle the terrifying phenomenon of anxiety-induced dissociation.
About 10% of the population suffers from an irrational fear of needles and injections. Medical phobias—fear of blood, injections, and injury—differ from other types of phobias in key ways.
If you have ever considered or attempted suicide, you are not a bad person. Suicide is terrible and often stigmatized. Know that you are strong and able to think for yourself. Your life is yours.
Many people make the mistake of thinking depression is just a period of time where someone is sad. This way of thinking is not only wrong, but can be very dangerous to those who suffer from this debilitating illness.
For many, changes in the weather affect mood. For some this can lead to serious issues, such as seasonal affective disorder. Learn more about these effects and what you can do to combat them.
Amid the fairy-tale trappings, Disney's animated Snow White offers up a useful metaphor for how anxiety attacks manifest for some people. Understanding this metaphor allows for greater understanding and empathy for those who battle intrusive fearful thoughts.
How can you control negative thinking, avoid negative thoughts and emotions, and release stress? Here are 30 tricks to help you feel more positively about life.