Monthly Archives: January 2024

Why Am I So Anxious All the Time?

Why Am I So Anxious All the Time?

Does it seem like more people are anxious and strung-out today? Anxiety and causes of chronic anxiety are commonly googled phrases about mood issues and their connection to further mental health problems. Learning about managing persistent anxiety and effective anxiety management strategies may help. Understanding Persistent Anxiety Anxiety disorders, which affect more than 280 million […]

How to Stop Worrying about Things You Can’t Control

How to Stop Worrying about Things You Can't Control

Worry is an inescapable part of life. It’s normal to worry about a past-due bill, an upcoming job interview or the new sound coming from your car’s engine. In these cases, those anxious feelings motivate you to act in your best interest and fix problems before they grow. However, for many people, feelings of worry […]

PMS vs. PMDD: The Differences


Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) produce a constellation of physical and emotional symptoms associated with menstruation. Although the exact cause of PMS and PMDD remains uncertain, research studies indicate that factors such as hormonal surges and fluctuations in brain chemistry play key roles in both disorders. Two key differences highlight the distinction […]

Why Am I So Depressed All the Time?

Why am i constantly depressed

Depression is a mood disorder affecting how an individual thinks and feels. Sadness and other symptoms of depression can interfere with activities such as school, work, and sleep and can also get in the way of maintaining healthy relationships. Depression is more common than you may think, and people experience different types. Some people may […]

How to Conquer a Fear of Social Situations

Conquering Fears of Social Situations

Humans are social creatures; we automatically mirror each other’s mannerisms and emotions and even brain activity during interactions, and numerous studies show correlations between happiness and social connectedness. While not everyone needs or desires the same level of socialization, it remains a key component for life satisfaction. It’s not unusual to feel uneasy about new […]

Are There Over-the-Counter Mental Health Meds?

Are there over the counter mental health meds

There are many energy and brain wellness options in the supplement aisle in drug, grocery, health, and vitamin stores. Some even tout “cures” for depression and other mental health issues. But are there over-the-counter mental health medications that may help ease some symptoms? Do they work? What are some of their effects? Overview of Over-the-Counter […]

Indecent Exposure and Its Ties to Mental Health

Indecent Exposure and Its Ties to Mental Health

Occasionally, you may hear about or maybe even see someone streaking nude at a sporting event or some other public activity. In these instances, the indecent exposure may seem harmless and even funny. At other times, though, the intentional act of showing one’s sexual organs in public causes harm to others, has serious personal consequences, […]