I am a recovered agoraphobic. This is the 10-step program I used to help overcome the fears that had taken control of my life.
The love affair between bipolar and fatigue is overwhelming to the person living with this condition, as well as to everyone around him or her.
Bipolar disorder is more than difficult for the person diagnosed with the disorder, but it is often not discussed that it may be even harder on their family and friends. There are ways to cope with someone who is bipolar.
Even physicians sometimes fail to manage depression appropriately. 10 years into treatment, this is my story.
Social anxiety is the third largest mental healthcare problem in the world. This article will show you that there are solutions to your social anxiety.
These are a few reflections on how depression changes how you view yourself and others. How having a mental illness alters the reality you find yourself in.
Having a spouse with bipolar depression will test your strength and your patience. The most important things to remember, no matter how cliche, is that is not who they are and they need your love.
EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprogramming) therapy is useful in treating many anxiety and panic disorders. Learn how to self-administer this therapy anytime and anyplace.
This article sheds light on a new medical discovery, namely adult neurogenesis in the human brain, that offers promising alternative treatments for depression.
This is a list of positive and negative coping skills. Positive coping skills benefit you while negative coping skills cost you something. Use these coping strategies to help you manage stress.
About 10% of the population suffers from an irrational fear of needles and injections. Medical phobias—fear of blood, injections, and injury—differ from other types of phobias in key ways.
Coffee and tea are adored worldwide, and provide many people with daily energy and motivation. However, regular caffeine consumption has a darker side and can result in severe addiction and depression. This article tackles the problem of drinking caffeine when you are bipolar- or mania-prone.
If you have ever considered or attempted suicide, you are not a bad person. Suicide is terrible and often stigmatized. Know that you are strong and able to think for yourself. Your life is yours.
Why does my face turn red at the most inopportune times? Is there any way I can stop, or am I doomed to spend the rest of my life hearing, "Oh, she's blushing?" Written by a fellow frequent-blusher.