Keeping Anxiety in Check with Hobbies

Keeping Anxiety in Check with Hobbies Anxiety is the capacity to identify and respond to stress. When we’re able to reset our “anxiety alarm,” by recognizing and avoiding anxiety triggers, we’re also able to recognize and appreciate our incredible power to determine and control our own self-worth. With effort, we all have the capacity to learn mastery and earn the …

Focusing Your Talents to Avoid Depression

Focusing Your Talents to Avoid Depression Depression arises when we internalize other peoples’ opinions of us while simultaneously attributing everything that’s happening around us to our own behavior. As children, we learn to seek approval from our parents through our actions and achievements. As we grow older, this pattern continues as we pursue validation from friends, coworkers, authority figures, and …

Top 5 Causes of Depression in Men

Top 5 Causes of Depression in Men Openly acknowledging and discussing depression can be challenging for anyone. Unfortunately, there is a persistent stigma that surrounds mental illness, which makes it difficult for people to come forward or speak up when they are having depressive thoughts. However, men often have more difficulty acknowledging and confronting their symptoms of depression than women, …