A couple weeks ago I was out to lunch with a friend and we were talking about, well, not hating ourselves. We've both been working on managing our depression and getting our shit together. It's been great. During the conversation, she used a phrase that actually bothered me, though it took me quite some time... Continue Reading →
So what is a Micro-Routine Analysis? It's a bit of an abstract concept, the more and more I think about it, which is part of why it's taken so long for me to get this post up. Please bear with me. I promise I'm going... somewhere with this. Let's start big. A routine is defined... Continue Reading →
I promise it's exciting! At least for me. About this blog. And cool stuff. About you. I've been working on a couple new posts, (shooting to have at least one of them up this weekend!) and I learned some new things that have interrupted that, in a way. In February, I started a series of... Continue Reading →
A great episode from SciShow Psych detailing how exercise can elevate mood and calm anxiety!
It's well after sunset where I am, and a number of things have been on my mind lately. Namely, the ethics of being a mentally ill person. How should one define one's behavior when in the grips of a depressive episode, or during a panic attack, or even when we simply feel more anxious than... Continue Reading →
For those who feel like they suck at meditating or if you feel stressed during or after!
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 →
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 →
Oh, my goodness, this post got SO big I decidced to split it into two. In this post, we'll be focusing on direct chemical remedies. Before we go ahead, I'm putting up the disclaimer that in this post we'll be discussing things you put in your body to affect it. Some are Pharmaceutical, some considered... Continue Reading →