We all do it- watch as the big deadline approaches, our anxiety rising but our bodies not jumping to action. Then, an hour before it’s due, panic takes hold, and you finish your assignment in a caffeine-induced haze. Procrastinating is a widespread problem, with about 20% of adults being chronic procrastinators (source). It’s worse for
It is officially the start of Pride Month, which means celebrating the diverse sexual orientations and gender identities of people all across the country. The LGBTQ+ community is made up of people who identify as Lesbian (L), Gay (G), Bisexual (B), Trans (T), Queer (Q), or other sexual orientations and gender identities such as asexual,
We all know the feeling- your stomach tightens, you feel sick, your hands start to shake, and your thoughts are racing. Anxiety is far from a rare human occurrence. In fact, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the United States, with nearly 20% of adults experiencing it within the last year.
It’s not even your lunch break and you’re already reaching for your third cup of coffee. Fatigue wears on you every day as you count down the hours until sleep. Except, when the time arrives you find yourself delaying sleep- scrolling social media, watching the same tv show you’ve seen three times already, or up
It’s officially spring, which means warmer days are just around the corner. As beautiful as spring is, for many people it also comes with invisible baggage. Tank tops and crop tops are back in fashion, along with shorts and 6-pack abs that if we’re being honest with ourselves are completely unrealistic. Spring is here. Which
Mindfulness has enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity in the past decade, both in the popular press and in the psychotherapy literature. The practice has moved from a largely obscure Buddhist concept founded about 2,600 years ago to a mainstream practice available at any time on your smartphone. Today, mindfulness can be defined as
Don’t let Depression Stop You: How to Keep Living Your Best Life in the Face of Depression When you’re feeling good about the direction of your life and mental health, the last thing you want is depression to rear its ugly head. You’re reaching your goals, strengthening connections, feeling excited about the future, when all
It might seem odd to talk about learning to enjoy your own company after a year where many of us have felt isolated and alone. We’re more than anxious to get out and socialize, but now that there’s hope on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to use this opportunity to reconnect with yourself before