When you realize you are suffering depression, you might immediately think that you have to run to the doctor to load up on medications. That is what all the television commercials advertise after all. The reality is overcoming depression is completely possible to do without medication in most cases. Unless your depression is extreme or from an actual chemical imbalance, giving ...Continue Reading →
Positivity is an underrated personality trait, and one that plays a key role in your spiritual and mental health. Negativity is what leads to anxiety, pessimism, and the lack of ambition that causes many of us to avoid trying new things every day. Negativity is why projects fail to get accomplished and why any imperfect success is seen as a failure. ...Continue Reading →
I believe we have all questioned our spirituality at one point or another. Even those raised and adhering to their religion of choice have run into challenges in their spiritual growth. The fact is that growth has growing pains, embrace their sweet torture because they can lead to great things.
Quick note to atheists: This applies to you as well. You know when you feel empty inside and when you feel full of life. Let’s refer to that as your spirit ...Continue Reading →
If you find yourself thinking your best efforts are never “good enough” and feel as if you are a failure at life if you have not performed perfectly, then you know full well the pressure you put on yourself. Perfectionists suffer immensely from illnesses such as anxiety, depression, stomach problems and other physical manifestations of the inwards struggle to be “perfect”. You are also more than twice as likely to fall victim to addictions as those who are not so ...Continue Reading →
I believe there is a spiritual crisis in the world and that spiritual addiction is to blame. Here is how I see it. We are born to be spiritual creatures; we see the joy in everything. No one has told us what we are supposed to believe or where we are supposed to focus our faith. “Religion” is not ...Continue Reading →
Most of us know the difference between being alone and feeling lonely. Often times we feel the loneliest in a roomful of people. Feelings of loneliness are usually caused by feeling disconnected from yourself and others due to a variety of events such as depression, feeling as if you don’t belong or fit in, or if you aren’t getting your needs met.
Being able to overcome loneliness means being able to determine what is causing those feelings. You may feel lonely ...Continue Reading →