Depression on Quarantine

Depression on Quarantine

Quarantine has exposed many elements of the human experience. Introverts seem to bounce back quicker than extroverts. Anxiety, loneliness, and learned helplessness seemed to be common responses to the current social landscape. However, one mental health experience...
Why Do We Fear Uncertainty?

Why Do We Fear Uncertainty?

Uncertainty avoidance is something that we seem to do naturally. The fear of uncertainty has been embedded in the way we interact with our environments. We see this in our myths. The story of two children abandoned in a forest by their parents where they meet a...
We Are Social Beings.

We Are Social Beings.

Being a kid on the first day of school, losing a loved one, or even outliving your friends are things we can all relate to. These experiences can take the opportunity to create new social connections uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden. Being lonely is something we all...
How Do You Parent?

How Do You Parent?

Parenting books abound. You might visit your local bookstore and find a whole area dedicated to teaching you how to become a better parent. You could visit the library to find a handful of aged books on how to be a more-action oriented parent, rather than an...
The Difference Between Confidence & Fear

The Difference Between Confidence & Fear

We all talk about confidence. We speak of it in terms of having it, or not having it. We go to conferences to find out how to get more of it. But, what is it really?  Let investigate what confidence is, by discovering what it is not. According to Google Scholar,...
Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety

In social anxiety disorder, fear and anxiety lead to avoidance that can disrupt your life. Severe stress can affect your daily routine, work, school or other activities. Anxiety comes in many different forms. It is one of the most common experiences that most people...