Healthy Living & Mental Health
Depression and associated symptoms of anxiety can be extremely painful states of being. In short, Depression can hurt, both physically and psychologically. In an effort to escape this pain, sometimes individuals turn to alcohol and drug use. In fact, approximately 15-30 % of people with substance use difficulties suffer from a dual diagnosis of Depression and addiction.
Here are a few helpful tools and ideas to help you create your daily practice of waking up in a positive, empowering place.
The holidays are here and it’s the happiest time of the year! Except the holiday season is also known for higher rates of depression and suicide. This seems like conflicting information during this time of year, but it’s pretty accurate. However, few people stop to think about what influences these statistics. Here are some ideas that may be contributing to the phenomenon.