Entries by judd

Symptoms of Anxiety

Different anxiety disorders can have different symptoms, but there is one common theme to them all: a feeling of fear. Fear can manifest itself in numerous ways in a person’s conscious and subconscious mind, but all the reactions stem from a person’s fight-or-flight response. The mind determines the physical, emotional, and behavioral responses to the […]

6 Steps to Beating Depression

Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy. It is a debilitating disorder that drains your energy, your motivation, and your self-worth. The major difference between depression and unhappiness is that depression is a persistent feeling.  It can be as frustrating dealing with someone who has depression as it is dealing with depression yourself. But know […]

What Happens After You Overcome Depression?

Overcoming depression is a gradual process, and in most cases, you’re able to get back to a healthy headspace. But life after depression isn’t without its challenges. After you’ve experienced a depressive episode, life’s not as it was before.  And because you’ve experienced this mental illness, you’re more at risk for relapsing later on in […]

A Guide to Overcoming Depression

Depression is a serious mental illness caused by a combination of biological, psychological, and social distress. It’s not just a prolonged feeling of sadness, as it can change a person’s neural brain circuits.  The range of symptoms that come with depression can drastically change a person’s behavior. It can decrease energy levels, self-esteem levels, change […]

Are the things you tell your therapist really private?

When you leave your psychotherapist’s office after an especially personal session, it’s comforting to know that everything you discussed remains within those four walls. But will it really? Just how bound to confidentiality is your therapist? Can they be legally coerced into revealing what you’ve talked about in private? Privacy is what makes therapy work […]

10 Signs of Depression and Anxiety

There’s a false belief some have that depression and anxiety are two mutually exclusive disorders. In other words, some people think that if you have depression, you can’t have anxiety and vice versa.  But the truth is that these two mental health problems have a common, albeit complicated relationship. People with anxiety disorders tend to […]