The day looms large ahead. You get up, make the coffee, and put on the outfit of the professional; the person who knows how to get stuff done and isn’t afraid of a challenge. It used to feel good. Now it feels forced. You tell yourself, “I just need to get through the day.” If… Continue reading How To Manage Functional Depression
INSURANCE. It’s the nine-letter word that causes so many of us to cringe in anticipatory dread. What’s your deductible? Is that provider covered under your plan? Do you need a referral from your primary doctor? It seems we are at the mercy of our insurance plans at an increasing pace these days. So much of… Continue reading Mental Health Insurance dilemma
If you have gotten to know a person with narcissism, you are bound to recall how you felt during and after your interactions with them. Not all narcissists are alike. But the term does capture a specific set of traits that are similar in people who are cursed by this fragile, but seemingly bombastic personality… Continue reading Narcissist victims Syndrome
It was the most wonderful time of the year. Everyone decked the halls and rocked around the Christmas tree. The New Year has been rung in. The ball has dropped. The resolutions, set. And then, it ended. Our culture amps up the holiday season so early and with such vigor, it isn’t a big surprise… Continue reading Are you dealing with post holiday blues?
Just how “routine” is your routine? Do you find yourself experiencing the same day over and over again? No one likes to be tied too closely to a schedule, but there’s something to be said for consistency. There is comfort and stability in sameness. But too much repetition can result in rigidity, if one… Continue reading Life Balance and The Art of Consistency By Teyhou Smyth