Behavioral and Psychological Therapies and Self Care

All fun things, I'm sure. Last week I put forward the leading ideas behind how our minds influence our disorders - essentially how we may self-perpetuate our anxiety and depression. Let's do something about that, yes? One of the leading resolutions is psychotherapy. (highly recommended link) CrashCourse has a great video on the different schools … Continue reading Behavioral and Psychological Therapies and Self Care

Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic Theories of Depression and Anxiety

We've seen now that these disorders have a root in our biology. How these factors can make us more prone to anxiety and depression. Our thoughts and behaviors can exacerbate, or even trigger these predispositions. To understand how this happens, we need to take a look at Behavioral Psychology. First, let's look at Classical Conditioning. … Continue reading Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic Theories of Depression and Anxiety

Temperment and Personality and How They Influence Your Thinking

The title is a bit clunky, but we'll digress about that later. Before I delve into posts about schools of thought, I got to thinking about why some would appeal to this group of people and others would appeal to that group of people, and why, even when we adhere to a certain school of … Continue reading Temperment and Personality and How They Influence Your Thinking

Biological Self-Care and Coping Pt That One

So we've gone over how depression and anxiety can be rooted biologically, and perhaps over the past week, you've done some searching, questioning, maybe experimenting to see if any of the roots I discussed last week ring true with you. But now we've come to that conclusion, what to do about it? Lots! Actually! While … Continue reading Biological Self-Care and Coping Pt That One