Entries by Leigh-Ann

The Biggest Myths about Therapy – By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

There are many myths about therapy. This is problematic. That’s because misconceptions discourage people from seeking professional help and getting better. Individuals might wait to go until their concerns have deepened, when it’s harder to intervene. Or they might not go at all, instead suffering in silence. Since 2011, I’ve been interviewing therapists from all […]

7 Ways to Heal After a Painful Breakup

Your relationship ended and you thought you were doing well. Right after the breakup, you felt stable and relieved to be out of the toxic, traumatizing cycle you and your ex had created. And then suddenly, something triggers your old pain and you plunge back into confusion, disgust, and fear. Perhaps intellectually, you feel grateful to be free […]

8 Things people with Hidden Depression do

Though public understanding of depression has improved somewhat over the years, we as a society still frequently misunderstand or overlook depression and its symptoms. Because of the continuing stigma, we don’t always recognise when people in our lives are struggling with this illness. Worse, too many people go undiagnosed because of erroneous assumptions about how depression […]

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved!

Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The findings mark the end of a decades-old mystery about the disease, which many doctors believed was conjured in patients’ imaginations. The mystery of Fibromyalgia has left millions of sufferers searching […]

13 Things to remember when you love a person who has Depression

Article: Koty Neelis 1. Depression is not a choice. Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, sometimes feeling empty, and sometimes feeling absolutely nothing at all. There are times when depression can leave someone feeling paralysed in their own mind and body, unable to do the […]