Practical information about what anxiety is and how it manifests.
Have you ever had obsessive thoughts? I don’t mean about being very passionate about something or someone. I’m talking about those unpleasant thoughts that come out of nowhere and do not let you think of anything else. We all usually think things that surprise and annoy us. There are plenty of examples: imagining that an […]
“Follow your passion” is very popular advice but it’s not so practical once you give it a second thought. Exploring what makes us curious instead of passionate is much more sensible. Many times we associate passion with geniuses. With scientists who read books and took notes from the time they woke up until the day […]
Expressing our emotions, including the negative ones, is crucial for our well-being. When we try to ignore negative emotions such as sadness or anger, or when we self-censure our complaints and change them to a forced “yes I can,” we risk falling into the trap of positive thinking. This is the main takeaway of Barbara […]
There’s plenty of articles and quizzes that answer the question When is it time to seek counseling? Most of the time, all those lists about the five signs that are an obvious tell that you’ve got to start seeing a therapist or the top ten symptoms that you need help, were not needed in the […]
About a year ago, I wrote an article regarding how controversial mental illness can be. Mental health has always been surrounded by myths and unrequired judgement that, in the end, can prevent someone from actually seeking help and feeling better. The most damaging […]