Morning Depression: Why You Wake Up Feeling Depressed and How to Cope

Did you wake up depressed and tired? The good news is there are ways to help. A diurnal variation known as morning depression happens to more people than you think. Sometimes these changes in overall mood happen rapidly and randomly. The strange thing is, people often just think it’s grogginess…

5 Benefits of Handwriting Compared to Typing, According to Science

In the modern world, the prominence of smartphones, tablets, and computers means that we communicate via typing rather than the written word. The art of writing by hand is fast becoming a tradition of the past. Yet, according to science, handwriting benefits our brain in multiple ways. In this post,…

What’s the Difference Between Grief and Depression? 6 Things That Separate Them

Did you know there’s a difference between grief and depression? Well, it can be complicated to explain. In simple terms, grief can eventually go away, while depression can last for a lifetime. But that’s not all you need to know. There are other facets of these conditions that separate one…

6 Narrative Therapy Tricks to Use to Calm Down Your Anxiety

Feeling anxious makes you feel bad about yourself sometimes. But narrative therapy shows us that many things are not as they seem. During the struggles of mental illness, I fought for my self-esteem and worth, and I'm still fighting. And when I say “fought”, I mean, kicking and screaming inside…