Sometimes mental illness can be hard to spot. While much attention is placed upon more visible disorders like PTSD, OCD, and bipolar disorder, oftentimes anxiety goes unnoticed and, as a result, untreated. In fact, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates that around 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders, yet only about 37 percent of those seek treatment … [Read more...] about High-Functioning Anxiety: What It Looks Like VS. How It Feels
Stress and Mental Health
While stress is a natural way for our bodies to handle various situations, chronic stress and conditions like anxiety can quickly cripple your entire life. Such conditions tend to change our perception of life, and if not managed as soon as possible, they can immediately leave your personal, social and professional life hanging by a thread. Fortunately, you don't have to seek expensive treatments … [Read more...] about The Best Essential Oils for Calming Stress & Anxiety
Show of hands right now. Who honestly has their life under control? I am going to suspect not too many hands were raised and those that did, I need you to comment below. Having it all together can be very hard and seem almost impossible. As women, hell, as human beings, we tend to have so many balls up in the air that our lives can be all over the place. It is tricky to get a handle on … [Read more...] about 5 Must Have Items You Need To Get Your Life Under Control Right Now
In this hustle and bustle world, it's easy to feel overwhelmed, stressed, and unhappy. We have so much to juggle as young adults, from work to relationships to health. When you're always on the go from the time you wake up until you go to bed, your life can feel like it's no longer yours. And constantly striving for something more can create feelings of toxic competitiveness. That's where … [Read more...] about Gratitude Journals: Why you need to start one now
This post is sponsored by Amwell. All opinions are 100% my own! As if there was not enough millennials had to worry about already. Making time for your health is more important than ever. Especially with the Flu Epidemic going on in the country right now. According to the CDC, there have been 22.7 hospitalizations per 100,000 people in the U.S. for the week ending Jan. 6, and says there … [Read more...] about Making Time For Your Health When You Are Busy
One year has ended and another one has begun. However, with this new year comes some uneasiness and trepidation. It is almost always a standing new year’s resolution for everyone to be a better you in the new year. We all want to be our best selves and there is nothing wrong with setting that as our goal. But being our best selves can also be very tricky. What exactly do you want to change? How … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways to Be Your Best Self in the New Year
Whether it's a blow-out fight or a slow drift apart, a friendship breakup can be as gutting as ending a romantic relationship. I've had more than my share of girls I considered a best friend move out of my life and it's one of the most heart-wrenching feelings I've ever experienced. When you've shared tons of laughs, secrets, dreams, and fun times together, letting go of a best friend is tough! … [Read more...] about How To Recover Fast After Dealing With a Friendship Breakup
You can add the price of insurance to those, “I never thought I would see the day when..) conversations. Health care insurance is so expensive that many people cannot go to the doctor when they are sick. The average cost of healthcare policies for singles is $321.00 per month. Family policies average $833.00 per month. These are averages. Some people pay much more. The deductible which must … [Read more...] about How Much Do You Need To Pay For Health Insurance?
Whether you are new to the workforce or have been working for years, office dynamics affect you and your work every day. The communication styles between coworkers and between bosses and their employees can really make or break morale! That's where priming comes in. Never heard of it? We've got you covered. Keep reading to learn all about priming and how it can help you get a leg up on the … [Read more...] about What Is Priming? And What It Means For Women In The Workplace
It is said that one in four of young women in the UK today have at some point experienced an issue with their mental health. As we become increasingly aware of conditions such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD, we gain not only a better understanding of how they can affect our daily lives but also of how to better treat them. If you or someone close to you is suffering from a mental health issue, … [Read more...] about Why is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy So Successful?
The practice of yoga has a profound effect on our daily lives. It can do wonders for our physical well-being, but it also has a definite influence on our spiritual freedom. Yoga can help us liberate the mind and elevate the spirit. What Is Spiritual Freedom? There is something within all of us that wants to become boundless. That is what we call the spirit. But being spiritual isn’t related … [Read more...] about Seeking Spiritual Freedom through Yoga Practice