Fatigue in Bipolar Disorder: How to Cope

Via Peters

No, the term is not accurate. But fatigue is a possible symptom of episodes of depression or mania in bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder can impact your sleep cycle, energy levels, and motivation. So, if you live with the condition and often feel exhausted, it’s not just your imagination. Fatigue is […]

Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety

Via Peters

Kendra L. Read, PhD, Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s The pandemic has been difficult for many of us, especially for children and teens. Not only are children grappling with the challenges that naturally occur during formative years, but the weight of recent events has exacerbated mental health issues. At alarming rates, […]

How to Cope With Eco-Anxiety: 5 Expert Tips

Via Peters

If you’re deeply concerned about the state of the planet — to the point that your anxieties are affecting your life or relationships — you have plenty of company. Increasingly, psychologists and other mental health experts are talking about “eco-anxiety,” which is a new-ish term for distress, fear, and other […]

What it is, symptoms, and how to cope

Via Peters

A person with existential depression may experience an ongoing feeling of hopelessness and a struggle to find meaning in life. These symptoms can disrupt a person’s life and leave them feeling isolated. People with existential depression might be unable to stop ruminating over unanswerable questions, leaving them in a constant […]

7 Tips to Cope I Psych Central

Via Peters

Losing a job can feel devastating. When uncertainty and stress start to wear on your mental health, try these expert tips to feel confident again. The average person spends about one-third of their life at work. Our jobs often give us a sense of purpose and financial stability. For some […]

7 Tips to Cope with COVID-19 Anxiety I Psych Central

Via Peters

The unpredictability of the coronavirus can lead to symptoms of anxiety. But a few quick tips can help you cope. The onset of the coronavirus filled all our lives with unpredictability and fear. The constant danger of exposure to an unseen virus, the social isolation, and the barrage of conflicting […]

Depression in Stay-at-Home Moms: How to Cope

Via Peters

Motherhood is filled with emotional ups and downs. Being a stay-at-home mom comes with its own challenges that can contribute to depression. Motherhood is a wild ride. Being a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) can be very rewarding, since you get to play a more present role in helping your child grow […]

Causes, Signs, Tips to Cope

Via Peters

It’s the night of your big game. You’ve trained and practiced for months, and now everyone — your coach, your team, your audience — is watching you. A win or a loss could come down to a single, split-second reflex. Your heart starts racing, and you can’t stop thinking about […]

Signs, Causes, Tips to Cope

Via Peters

Do you feel constantly on edge for no particular reason? As if your brain is willing to worry about anything and everything? You may have what experts refer to as free-floating anxiety. The American Psychological Association defines free-floating anxiety as “a diffuse, chronic sense of uneasiness and apprehension not directed […]