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5 Ways Exercise Can Enhance Your Mental Health

These days everyone knows that exercise is healthy and good for their bodies. However, what most people may not be aware of is that it is also one of the best ways to improve mental health.

Regular exercise can have a profound effect on ADHD, Anxiety, and depression among other illnesses. It also helps to improve memory, relief of stress, helping you sleep better and give a boost to mood.

You don’t have to be exercising for hours a day to reap the benefits. If you can find a way to include twenty minutes of exercise into your daily habits, you can still reap the benefits. Read More

Life With Depression: First Major Crash

To understand my first major crash after moving back to Canada and realizing my mistake with my daughter I need to take you back in time a little bit to give some background information.

Growing Up With My Step Dad and Mom

My mom and my stepdad provided very well for me growing up. I wasn’t abused, I was given everything that I needed, and was raised quite well by them. However, in some ways, they weren’t there for me. By that I mean emotionally. Read More

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4 Tips to Help You Get Motivated When You are Depressed

Depression is a killer to energy, focus, interest, and motivation. People suffering from depression get what they are supposed to do but the question they often ask is how?

At the very beginning, it can be extremely difficult to get yourself motivated when dealing with depression. If you can get a bit of a kick starter it can often time make things easier. How though, do you get that kick starter and get the engine running? Read More

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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Depression

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT, is a type of psychotherapy. CBT helps to modify a person’s thought patterns which in turn help to change behaviors and moods. The basics of the idea are that negative feelings or actions result in distorted thoughts or beliefs.

CBT gives a blend of both behavioral and cognitive therapy. The cognitive side will focus on a person’s thoughts and moods. The behavioral side focuses on the behaviors and actions of the person. Read More