How to Deal With Your Self-image Issues

Article and Interview by: Debbie Stokes For so long, growing up, I suffered with self-image issues. It wasn't because I thought I was ugly or overweight, but because when I looked in the mirror I always saw flaws in my appearance. Don't get me wrong, I had a lot of confidence, was smart, and got… Continue reading How to Deal With Your Self-image Issues

How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

It really hurts me to see our kids suffering. With so many cases of mental illness and depression impacting the younger generation; it's time for society to recognize the urgency of the problem, and take a stand to help our youth stabilize or overcome their states of anxiety and depression to prevent harm to themselves… Continue reading How to Recognize Depression and Anxiety in Your Kids

Break Free From the Cycle of Destructive Relationships

When is "enough" enough? How much do you value yourself?   Too often, we hear case-after-case of people being abused by their, supposedly, significant other. I know it happens to both men and women, but for this article, we are focusing on the women. In the news, we hear how women have been beaten, shot, stabbed… Continue reading Break Free From the Cycle of Destructive Relationships

7 Signs You May Be Addicted to Your Medication

How did things go so wrong? How did being prescribed medications lead to so many tragic cases of abuse, for some, to the point of ruining lives, disrupting families, causing community chaos, and even causing death at astronomical rates? According to an article in Psychology Today, Scott A. Bonn Ph.D. states, "Prescription medications are far… Continue reading 7 Signs You May Be Addicted to Your Medication

The Impact of Mental Illness

Mental Illness is a major issue in today's society. Every time we look at the news when it relates to random or rampage shootings, more often than not, the underlying cause stems from the mental illness of the perpetrator who committed the crime. In other instances, mental illness can be found in an array of… Continue reading The Impact of Mental Illness