Is Anxiety Genetic?

Anxiety disorders often run in families, leading many to question whether anxiety is inherited. Although the precise causes of anxiety are not fully known, studies indicate a genetic link. If […]

Causes and Risk Factors of Depression

Depression is a prevalent mental disorder in the United States, affecting individuals across various age groups. Its exact causes are often unclear, but they can include genetics, brain chemistry, life […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month was established in 1949 to highlight the significance of mental health and wellness in the lives of Americans and to celebrate recovery from mental illness. For […]

20 Defense Mechanisms We Use to Protect Ourselves

Defense mechanisms, which are unconscious psychological strategies that protect individuals from anxiety, threats to self-esteem, and uncomfortable thoughts or situations, have become embedded in everyday language. For instance, you might […]

How to Get Out of a Funk

Lots of us have been in a funk before, this means that we feel some sadness or unmotivated. This is totally normal to the human experience and can encourage us […]

The Link Between Happiness and Health

There is a profound interplay between happiness and health, both impacting the vitality of the other. Research confirms that happiness does affect one’s health, so that age old saying “laughter […]

Why Do I Cry When I Get Mad?

People have different responses to anger, some people shout and yell, and others cry. Sabrina Romanoff PsyD, a clinical psychologist and professor at Yeshiva university says ” Crying is in […]

What to Know About Childhood Depression

Many adults struggle with depression, and many believe it’s only an adults condition. However, children are also likely to develop depression. It’s unfortunate that many children live their lives with […]