The Signs of Depression

What are the signs of depression? Find out what happens in the early stages of depression so you can do something before it manifests.

I thought I would write a post on the signs of depression and how we can better identify when depression is knocking on the door. Of course I am sure many of us know Read More


6 Ways to Find Happiness This Holiday Season

Everyone loves Christmas, but sometimes we can feel like we are left wanting for something more and focusing on what is missing. Here are 6 ways to find happiness this holiday season and improve your mental health for the busiest time of year.

So it’s Christmas time and it feels like everyone is happy and merry, but you are looking for something more. Often we find it is a time to reflect and think about the most important things in life like family, friends and having fun – which sometimes can lead to negative thoughts about what is missing in life. Personally I use to think about what was missing, Read More


Be your own best friend

You have a best friend that you haven’t even met yet. And Guess what? It’s you! Find out how you can start being your best friend and know that you always have someone there who’s got your back

We all can be hard on ourselves at times, criticizing ourselves for things we have said, things we have done, or even things we haven’t done. Is this how you would treat one of your friends? Probably not. Why do we show compassion and acceptance to our friends, but then when it comes time to forgive ourselves we aren’t so kind? Read More