How Low Self-Esteem Affects Your Mental Health

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How Low Self-Esteem Affects Your Mental Health

Struggling with low self-esteem is something many people of all ages deal with. While low self-esteem is not considered a mental health condition itself, the way we think about ourselves directly impacts our mental health and overall well-being.   What is Self-Esteem? Self-esteem refers to the way people feel about themselves. Someone with a healthy or high self-esteem thinks positively...[ read more ]

Seasonal Affective Disorder…

Autumn, Fall leaves

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), refers to a type of depression that is recurrent and seasonally dependent. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) it is also referred to as Major Depressive Disorder with seasonal pattern. Most people with SAD feel symptoms come on in the fall and generally feel them all through the winter months. Symptoms, which...[ read more ]

Dealing With the Unexpected

When facing the unknown, it's hard to stop and regroup. For many of us this can lead to stress, anxiety and depression. So what can we do? Keep it in perspective. Life isn't always fair and you have no control when unexpected things might happen; However, you can control how best to respond when confronted with difficult circumstances. Acknowledge your...[ read more ]

Healthy Food & Emotional Regulation

Are you an emotional eater? When you’re feeling stressed, do you find yourself ordering in pizza? Are you an emotional eater? When you’re feeling stressed, do you find yourself ordering pizza? When something sad happens, do you drown your grief in sugary or high carb foods? If so, you’re not alone. A majority of people deal with the challenges of...[ read more ]

How Counseling Can Help You Reach Your Goals in the New Year

If you struggle to set goals, let alone reach them, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it is tho… If you struggle to set goals, let alone reach them, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it is thought that roughly 92% of the population has found it hard to stick to goals. This constant cycle of trying to...[ read more ]

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