July 14, 2020

Defense mechanisms are a part of psychoanalytic theory that subconsciously reduce our anxiety and other worries. In other words, our friend Sigmund Freud hypothesized that our minds use different mechanisms to reduce the feeling of uncertainty in different situations....

July 13, 2020

Sometimes, we as human beings find ourselves feeling emotionally overwhelmed, anxious, and exhausted. This can be difficult when there are things we still must do. On days when all we feel like doing is resting, but there are things piled up on your to do list, try the...

June 15, 2020

In terms of the pandemic, we have all had our first taste of normalcy. Individuals are getting back to their offices and many are taking their chances going out into restaurants and shopping centers. How do you feel when you reach these places? Are you still wary of pe...

June 1, 2020

With summer fast approaching, the stay at home order has taken a toll on our usual festivities. Graduation and birthday parties have turned into drive by parades and weddings have been put on hold. Postponing some of the most important days of our lives is tiring emoti...

May 29, 2020

Sometimes when you have a mental illness, you can't help but thinking about how you wish your life could be a movie where everything in life works out well in the end. Sometimes you compare yourself to fictional characters that seem to have a great life and have everyt...

May 27, 2020

Is falling asleep or staying asleep a problem for you? Do you feel restless and uncomfortable when you are trying to fall asleep? You may be an insomniac. There are two main types of insomnia: acute insomnia and chronic insomnia. Acute insomnia is short term, while chr...

May 13, 2020

Given what is going on, many of us are finding ourselves to be overwhelmed with emotions and questions that seem to never have an answer. Because of this, we can feel scared and restless wondering when all of this will be over. This is why I will be talking about emoti...

May 11, 2020

In times like these, it can surely be hard to keep yourself busy. Since the stay at home order, we've cleaned the house, we've tried to be healthy and more fit, and we've bought board games that turned into bored games. If you're having trouble keeping yourself busy an...

May 6, 2020

As funny as it may seem, there are plenty of ways to exercise without physically exerting so much energy to the point of being sore for multiple days. The best part about exercise is that any form of it is beneficial. Exercise is a great addition to your daily routine...

May 6, 2020

Happy Tuesday! Thank you to all of our healthcare workers who have dedicated their lives to serve our communities! 

This is a post dedicated to reminding us all about how important it is to keep practicing social distancing. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, many people have...

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