So the big day has come! You've finally given birth to your baby. It's been 9 exhausting months, filled with anticipation, excitement, worry, and the desire to eat strange things. But all that is over now.. The baby is HERE!! From now on, it will be such a magical life. Right? Everyone is so excited … Continue reading Postpartum Depression
I'm glad that you are here reading this article. I have sat in a chair close to yours with similar feelings. I reach out to you with open arms and invite you to take a moment to consider the following thoughts. Our brain is a very productive gift that we have all been given. One … Continue reading Thinking About Suicide? Here’s A Plan…
I’d like to speak to each of you individually, as if we were sitting down together on your living room couch. We all know that our Heavenly Father gives us opportunities to grow through trials while we are on the Earth. Some of these trials are quite difficult, as they are intended to be. Through … Continue reading The Depths of Despair!
I have not found a medical term to describe the feeling that some of us with anxiety get, when we experience an anxiety fueled "emotional state of doom". This is not a panic attack, something different. It is the WORST feeling ever, and is the hardest emotion to deal with. So, I'll describe it with … Continue reading Can diet make a difference with Anxiety?
I have to speak from personal experience, that the most difficult part in dealing with mental illness is going through the process of finding the right medication... followed but the right dose. If you are brand-new to exploring treatment, let me be the first to tell you that all Antidepressants are not the same. You … Continue reading Right Medication.. Right Dose..The Correct Tool Is Available!
All of us who have been challenged with the genetic link of depression and anxiety have spent an entire lifetime just learning how to cope. From our early days as a child we were fearful of things that were trivial for others. We were sleepless, and in fear most days of something… an upcoming event… … Continue reading Depression, Anxiety…AND being a Parent?
Death...An event that affects all of us at some point of our life, yet when it's our turn to grieve the loss of someone close, it seems impossible to bear. Many of us are blessed with close relationships that we have spent years nurturing to the point of LOVE. Creating this type of closeness … Continue reading I’m Grieving….Help Me… Please!
For those of you who struggle with anxiety, I'd like to offer some information for you to consider. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy CBT consists of two basic elements, the cognitive and the behavioral. Through the therapy process, you can learn to recognize negative thoughts and think about how to prevent them from occurring as an immediate response … Continue reading Anxiety
I would like to reach out to a friend.. Someone who I do not know. A friend who, after a constant battle with mental illness, has become overcome with exhaustion and decided to end their mortal journey! I pray you are directed to this site, and the words that have been written. "T.O.D.A.Y... has been … Continue reading I Can’t Go On! Suicide is Beckoning..