Holiday Stress

Black Friday and Holiday Stress Black Friday, which was two Fridays ago, has started the official holiday preparations and shopping. As much as holidays are portrayed to be fun, wonderful, and lovely, it can be considered as one of the most stressful times of the year. The holidays are stressful in terms of choosing gifts… Read More Holiday Stress

Cognitive Distortions

Many people, including myself, at one time or another, have suffered cognitive distortions. Cognitive distortions are ways that our mind convinces us that a situation, event, or object isn’t right. These thoughts augment negative thinking or emotions- convincing us that our thoughts are real when in fact they make us feel terrible about ourselves. When I… Read More Cognitive Distortions

Thanks Kid Cudi

Dear Kid Cudi, Thanks for being honest about your depression, anxiety, and suicidal urges. I’m happy that you’re checking yourself into rehab and getting the help that you need. It’s hard to be honest about mental illness and any problems associated with it. Your honesty has been a giant blow to the mental health stigma, and… Read More Thanks Kid Cudi