The elephant in the room broke some furniture this last week. It's name is Suicide. I not here to talk about successful people dying, or how they have problems too. But, as a resource center for anxiety and depression, leading factors in suicide contemplation and action, I feel it's worth writing about the subject at … Continue reading On Suicide
Anxiety can be pretty crippling. You can feel absolutely at the mercy of the universe and it's frankly terrifying. I've been thinking lately of Anxiety as the precursor to a fear response. We're not afraid yet, the metaphorical lion has yet to pounce. But, Anxiety is that feeling you get, walking down the road at … Continue reading Turning The “What Ifs” Into “If Thens”
Welcome back to Philosophy week! As I said before, here we'll be learning new ideas and thought patterns to help with the pervasive negative thoughts in our minds. But before we dive into esoteric and mundane thought, there's an important tool you need to incorporate into your life: Logic. Logic is understood as the system … Continue reading How to Argue With Yourself
Yes, yes. Very dramatic title. Apparently I'm feeling dramatic right now. I just had a strange realization that has been culminating for a while. (and some of you may already be like, "well, duh", but maybe some of you are on this ride with me.) For a few weeks I've been developing the idea that … Continue reading The Delusion Of Feeling
I've done it. I've run every day for a week now. It sucked. And it's been the best week of 2018. That's because pushing myself to run- one of the things I've flat out refused and avoided doing for seven years now has taught me a lot of things about myself, my limits and challenging … Continue reading A Note To Self About Running
This video from Dr. Rhonda Patrick underlies the inflammatory mechanisms of depression. It's hella interesting and quite informative. You can find out more about her here. (Cuz living healthier is always best!)
A great episode from SciShow Psych detailing how exercise can elevate mood and calm anxiety!