chronic mental illness

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

How to Be Assertive Without Being Confrontational

Many people keep their opinions, values, and thoughts to themselves because they are afraid of being confrontational. If things are going seemingly well in any relationship, why stir the pot, right? Perhaps you’re worried that if you say what you want, you’ll hurt the other person’s feelings and you’ll both…

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem? We’ve all heard that it’s important to have a healthy self-esteem, but what does that actually mean? Many people think that having a healthy self-esteem means loving everything about yourself, and often conflate it with being conceited or arrogant. Having a healthy self-esteem means loving yourself, which…

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic affects us all, whether it’s directly or indirectly, so it’s important to figure out ways to reduce stress and prevent us from feeling overwhelmed. Set Realistic Expectations There’s this expectation that you have to still work full time, stay connected to all of your friends and family,…

What Addiction Treatment is Right for Me?

What Addiction Treatment is Right for Me?

Many people struggle with alcohol and drug addiction. With so many different types of treatment available, how do you know what’s right for you? The good news is, you don’t have to figure it out by yourself. If you are unsure what’s best for you, a therapist can help. There…

How Yoga Can Help Reduce Anxiety

How Yoga Can Help Reduce Anxiety

IS ANXIETY BECOMING A PROBLEM? Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. It is a human emotion we all share, and it’s important to remember that you are not the only one who deals or has dealt with it. At low and moderate levels, anxiety can even be beneficial. It…