If you don’t have a mental health disorder, you may not think about it very often or might wonder how it’s relevant to you. Sure, you get sad or anxious occasionally, but you don’t have clinical depression or panic disorder. So why might you need to care about mental health?
For the third night in a row, you’re wide awake in bed. During the past two hours, you’ve tossed and turned, checked your phone, and even resorted to counting sheep. This is a frustrating situation and a very common one in the summer months. Longer daylight and toasty temps keep many people from reaching a full night’s sleep. Bring your circadian rhythm back on track with these five summer sleep tips.
I’m Hannah, a mental health therapist (MSW, CSW) and yoga instructor. But I wasn’t always either of these. In fact, I probably said the words “I don’t like yoga” at least a dozen times before I was 23 years old. “It’s too easy.” “It’s just stretching.” “It’s fluffy hippy-dippy stuff.” Then, at 23 years old, I went to my first hot yoga class. 90 minutes. 107 degrees. Humid. No talking. Eyes on yourself in the mirror in front of you. The instructor speaks, then you move. It was miserable. I thought to myself, “Never again…”
No one should have to live with the negative effects of depression. Dr. Jim Bledsoe, Family Practice Physician at Ogden Clinic, talks about what causes depression and how to overcome it.
‘Tis the Season. The season where “Have a holly, jolly” squares off versus, “Bah! Humbug!” Sometimes, the “most wonderful time of the year” is not the merriest time of the year for many Americans.