Guilt v Shame: What's the Difference? 0
Shame, guilt, and regret are emotional siblings that help point out where we’re going wrong. They have the potential to make your life better and better. They also have the potential of weighing you down.
Part of being human is making mistakes. The question isn’t whether you’ll make mistakes. The question is: what will you do with your mistakes?
This post will help you put your mistakes into perspective and turn associated guilt or regret into tools for upleveling your life. It will also help you let go of shame that binds you.
Depression in Men: It Happens More Than You Think 0
Women are thought to be twice as likely as men to be depressed, but that doesn’t fit with men’s disproportionate representation in “deaths of despair” (males are 72% of alcohol abuse deaths, 70% of drug overdoses, and 80% of suicides).
Could it be that the psychology field has a flawed system for identifying depression? Some (including me) say yes.
Turns out, depression symptoms were defined by the way that women typically react to, and display, depression. Depression in men may look different.
Mental Health and Partner Abuse Resources for Men 0
There aren't a lot of online mental health and partner abuse resources that are geared to men, so I'm putting together a resource list.
I'll be adding to the list as I find more resources.
The Benefits of Drinking Water for Anxiety, Mood, and More 0
Your body is mostly water. If you don't get enough water, you don't feel as good as you could physically or mentally.
I spent 4 years researching and writing a book about the impact of diet on anxiety and specific anti-anxiety foods and supplements. The number one recommendation on my list of anti-anxiety foods is . . . water.
There are lots of other foods to add to your diet, or subtract from your diet, to help you be more stress resilient and reduce anxiety, but getting enough water is a simple place to start.
5 Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Emotional Distress 0Anxiety and other stressful emotions can cloud your mind and hijack your brain. Grounding techniques engage your body to quickly reset your mind to a calm, grounded, logical state. They interrupt the fight-flight-or-freeze response to stress.
Best Anxiety Quotes 1
Is anxiety making your head spin, wearing you out, keeping you awake, . . .?
Here's a collection of quotes to help you understand anxiety, provide anxiety-relieving direction from experts, and lift your spirits; PLUS resources with practical anti-anxiety tips and techniques to make your life better.