What Is Depression?

Everyone can feel sad at times, have a down day or feel a little downhearted from now and then; often situations or difficult life events can easily influence our feelings in this way. However at these times feelings of sadness are generally brief and have a slight...

Keys To Trauma Recovery

The word trauma is derived from the Greek word ‘wound’ and is used to describe events that are deeply distressing or disturbing experience that overwhelms one’s ability to cope. Traumatic events are usually defined as situations that are life threatening, or where...

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Social phobia is the fear of interaction with other people that brings on self-consciousness, feelings of being negatively judged and as a result leads to avoidance of one or more social situations. Commonly feared situations include any social situation where there...

Panic Attacks and Quick Self-Help Tips

What is a Panic Attack A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming anxiety or fear, our heart pounds and you can’t breath. It may even feel like your dying and some people feel like they are having a heart attack.  Although it is important to rule out medical...