Month: August 2021

How to Cope When You Are Lonely Relationships

How to Cope When You Are Lonely

Feeling lonely is normal because social connections are one of many intrinsic human needs. When you are physically or emotionally isolated from others, you are likely to crave companionship. Although everyone experiences loneliness from time to time, it is a passing feeling that one can overcome. But when it becomes chronic and interferes with your ability to go about your daily life, you should do…

August 31, 2021

What Is Smiling Depression (2) Depression

Everything You Need to Know About Smiling Depression

Not everyone living with depression looks sad or “depressed.” Some can hide their feelings well, making them appear perfectly fine and happy to others. Yet, despite their positive outward appearance, they are suffering on the inside. This condition is known as smiling depression, and it’s just as dangerous as other forms of depression. Because it is hard to recognize, it’s often left untreated, which can…

August 31, 2021

Support Someone Relationships

How to Support Someone after a Difficult Diagnosis

When someone you know receives a difficult diagnosis, it can be hard to know how best to support them. Here are our simple but effective steps to supporting someone during this challenging time. The Difficult Diagnosis Many of us will be faced with the upsetting situation of finding out that a family member, friend or coworker has been diagnosed with a serious health condition. The…

August 31, 2021

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Calmerry Strengthens Its Therapy Toolbox with Free Reflection Helper

Self-reflection is a tried-and-true way to practice self-care. It allows us to look at ourselves from a distance, explore our thoughts, behaviors, and emotions to analyze what we think and feel as objectively as possible. This way, we can get a better understanding of ourselves and discover why we feel that way or from where our thoughts stem. It also makes us more accepting and…

August 19, 2021

How to Write Positive Affirmations for Depression Depression

How to Write Positive Affirmations for Depression

The World Health Organization defines depression as a “persistent sadness and lack of interest or pleasure in previously rewarding or enjoyable activities”. It can also lead to disturbed sleep and appetite, as well as poor concentration and tiredness. Over 264 million people are affected worldwide. Psychological therapies, such as online counseling, and pharmacological treatments can be beneficial in helping to ease the symptoms of depression.…

August 17, 2021

What are some psychological facts about love Relationships

Interesting Facts about the Psychology of Attraction

Love is an intense feeling. If you’ve been in love before, you can attest to the fact that it seems like a roller coaster ride. One day all you want to do is to stare into the eyes of your significant other, and the next, you’re afraid of life without them. Unfortunately, sometimes love comes with disappointments and ultimately heartbreak. Going through these intense feelings…

August 17, 2021

How to Help a Depressed Friend or Family Member Depression

How to Help a Depressed Friend or Family Member

If a friend or family member is living with depression, it can be difficult to know how best to support them. In this article we will look at how to help someone with depression, while taking care of your own wellbeing, too. Depression is Common Depression is a mental health condition characterized by low mood, loss of pleasure in life and feeling empty or numb.…

August 17, 2021

Anxiety

What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that affects about 2% of the population. It causes obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, which are unwanted, distressing, and repetitive. OCD symptoms can sometimes appear during childhood, but more often, it develops during early adulthood. OCD can significantly impact the lives of those affected, including their work life, social life, and overall well-being. OCD affects all genders equally,…

August 16, 2021

Healthy Tips for Body Positivity Wellness

Healthy Tips for Body Positivity

Many of us struggle to accept our bodies as they are. Every time you look at social media or switch on the television, you are likely to see images of celebrities, influencers, or athletes whose bodies might appear very different to your own. When bombarded with images of tall, slim, toned, or muscular people, it’s no surprise that many of us start to question the…

August 10, 2021

How to Find Your Inner Child Wellness

How to Find Your Inner Child

Inside every person is a child–playful, curious, creative, and perceptive but also sensitive, wounded, and suffering. Our inner child is always there, whether we’re conscious of it or not. If we don’t learn to get in touch with it, we’ll miss out on a great joy in life as well as the opportunity to heal deep and powerful wounds. When our needs aren’t met as…

August 8, 2021

How to Talk to Your Boss about Your Mental Health Wellness

How to Talk to Your Boss About Your Mental Health

If you’re struggling to manage your mental illness with your work responsibilities, you are not alone. More than 20% of the US adults, including countless celebrities,  experience a mental health challenge each year. In addition, it costs employers hundreds of billions of dollars annually and is a major public health issue. Serious mental illness is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease and premature…

August 5, 2021

How to stop lying Relationships

When Honesty is the Best Policy: How to Stop Lying in a Relationship

We learn to tell untruths when we’re as young as two and begin to lie regularly at around the age of three when we understand that adults don’t actually know everything. Dad said I could. If you let me (blank), I’ll never ask you for anything again. He started it! We begin to tell “white” lies at around the age of seven. These are lies…

August 3, 2021

What Is Imposter Syndrome and How to Deal with It Self-Esteem

How to Cure Imposter Syndrome with Self-Compassion

Maybe you missed a deadline, yelled at your child, botched a presentation, or did poorly on an assignment. We all feel like we don’t belong from time to time. And when you’re not sure of yourself, it’s easy to lose your sense of self-compassion and feel like a fraud. Everyone else is handling it, why can’t I? How long until people find out that I…

August 2, 2021

Everything You Didn’t Realize You Wanted to Know About TMS Depression

Everything You Didn’t Realize and Wanted to Know About TMS

There is a common treatment for depression that we all tend to think of: going to the office, sitting in the comfy chair and… having the nerve cells in your brain stimulated with repetitive magnetic pulses. Actually, that’s probably not what you were thinking of! Unlike talk therapy, which often involves weekly visits to the therapist’s office to sit in the chair and talk through…

August 1, 2021

How to Effectively Resolve Family Conflicts Family

How to Manage and Resolve Family Conflicts

Being part of a family can bring various benefits, such as love, security, support, and more, although, sometimes, there can also be conflict. It’s common for family members to fall out or tensions to arise. And while disagreements are perfectly normal, when conflicts go unresolved or escalate, they can become a significant cause of stress. Family conflicts can be particularly distressing because they are so…

August 1, 2021

What Is Toxic Positivity Wellness

Toxic Positivity

“You just have to be positive!”  “Everything happens for a reason!” “Think happy thoughts!” How many times has someone told you something along these lines when you were struggling? No matter how well-meaning they may be, these sentiments can do a lot more harm than good. In fact, there’s even a term for it – it’s called toxic positivity, and it can wreak havoc on…

August 1, 2021