Sorry I haven't been updating so often. I'm in the midst of gathering all the info I need for my hormone post, when I realized that that these posts are like assigning myself college papers... That I try to squish into highschool paper size and comprehension. (Because it's important.) Hopefully that realization speeds things up.... Continue Reading →
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 →
Welcome back to another weekend! As usual, this roundup is full of articles I've come across throughout the week and thought they'd be interesting to share with everyone. Some are old, some are new. All of them are interesting. This week, I've remembered to include a bunch of youtube videos I've been rounding up as... Continue Reading →
Back again with the Article Roundup! I've been slacking the past two weeks (for semi-valid reasons) so this one comes to you on a Monday instead of Saturday. Medical News Today brings us Seven ways to do intermittent fasting. There is growing evidence that moderating your eating times can be beneficial for fat loss, hormone... Continue Reading →
A great episode from SciShow Psych detailing how exercise can elevate mood and calm anxiety!
I just read this great post from Yes and Yes on self sabotage under the guise of "self care". Y'all should take a look!
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 →
Welcome to week two! This is the week of Self Care and Coping. What is self-care? What is coping? Why the heck do we need them? Can’t we just, like, pop some Prozac or Benzos and call it good? No. No, you can’t. As you’ll find in the coming weeks, your prescribed SSRI, Anxiolytic, Cyclic,... Continue Reading →