Articles for Relationships

What is Acculturative Stress? Living in a New Culture

March 26, 2021

Comfort zones aren’t just a figure of speech. They are a very real phenomenon that allow us to feel secure in familiar locations and circumstances. When these comfort zones are broken, it can cause a lot of stress on the psyche.

What is Disenfranchised Grief, and How to Seek Help

February 28, 2021

Typically, when we experience a loss of life, we are met with kind words and shows of love and support, allowing us to feel like our loss has been accepted and recognized. However, on the other end of the spectrum, is disenfranchised grief.

Trauma Bonding: Definition, Examples, Signs, and Treatment

February 10, 2021

Trauma bonds can make it extremely hard to leave an abusive relationship because of the kind of emotional attachment it fosters. Trauma bonds can be confusing and overwhelming, and if you are looking for a complete guide on what trauma bonding is and how to recognize it and break it, we have you covered.

Is Depression Curable?

November 11, 2020

When an illness is cured, it means that the illness is gone forever and won’t come back or affect that person’s life again. There are some diseases we can’t cure, such as diabetes.However, even diseases that can’t be cured can be treated. Generally, depression is thought of as a disease that can be treated, not cured, although there are some exceptions to this rule.

Recognizing the Four Types of Depression

November 11, 2020

Everyone feels down every now and then, but the symptoms experienced by people who are suffering from depression are much more severe than ocasional sadness. Depression can have serious effects on your quality of life, and your capacity to work and function in your day to day.

Do I Have Atypical Depression?

November 11, 2020

Too often, people who are experiencing atypical depression begin to think that it is just a part of their lives that they will need to learn to deal with. They may even internalize features of the disorder such as fear of rejection as personality traits rather than characteristics of a mental health condition.

How has COVID-19 Impacted Depression and Anxiety?

September 20, 2020

While much of the conversation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has centered around how to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from contracting the disease, negative impacts to mental health as a result of the disease are also becoming an important topic of conversation.

Depression Medication: What it is and How it Can Help?

August 30, 2020

Depression is the most common mental health condition in the world, with 322 million individuals worldwide dealing with depression, and 15.7 million of those individuals being in the United States, making up for almost 7% of the U.S.’s adult population. With numbers this high, it’s likely that you or someone you know has suffered from depression.

Brain Fog: What is it and How to Get Rid of it?

August 21, 2020

If you’ve ever had difficulty concentrating on something important, thinking clearly, or remembering a certain event or important item, you have experienced brain fog. Brain fog happens to the best of us after a sleepless night or during periods of exhaustion. So, what is brain fog and how do you get rid of it?