Antidepressant Abuse: Are Antidepressants Addictive?

Are antidepressants addictive

Although your primary care doctor can prescribe antidepressants it’s unlikely that he’ll do so effectively. As such, they might recommend that you visit a psychiatrist that can prescribe you the necessary medicines. Each expert has a different approach to the subject of mental health. Some focus on your current problems while others dig deeper, searching for […]

4 Tips To Overcome Negative Thought Patterns

Negative thinking patterns

Many of us have an affinity towards negative thoughts and overall pessimism. Seeing doomsday scenarios everywhere, always assuming the worst might happen, blaming ourselves for things that we have no control over and so on. This way of thinking is actually quite common. Studies show that we, as humans,  have a certain bias towards negative emotions. […]

How To Overcome The Fear of Not Being Good Enough

cant stand failure

The fear of not being good enough, otherwise known as atelophobia, is a very common fear. In our society, which tends to worship the best and brightest, qualities such as perfectionism are viewed as highly attractive. To us, perfectionists and other ambitious people are hardworking and passionate, and they deserve our respect. Behind the scenes, however, lies a […]

5 Tips on How To Stop Ruminating

Rumination causes worry

In psychology, rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of one’s negative emotional experience. As a result, it leads to increased levels of stress and is a contributing factor of anxiety and depression. In fact, rumination is extremely common among anxiety and depression sufferers, acting as both a trigger and a symptom […]