Science & Psychology: Is Anxiety Caused by a Chemical Imbalance in the Brain?

Anxiety, though unpleasant, is a natural human emotion. Sadly, though, for some, anxiety becomes a crippling condition that impedes their ability to live a normal life. What is the underlying problem of this affliction? It is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain or something else?

By |June 4th, 2018|anxiety treatment|

Post-Traumatic Growth: Can Trauma Lead to Positive Personality Changes?

Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG) is a theory that claims that after a traumatic event, there can be positive growth in an individual. Responding to adversity, a person may find a greater appreciation for others and gain new insights on how to live.

By |May 7th, 2018|trauma treatment|

Anxious About Past Mistakes? – The Best Ways to Find Inner Peace

Are you haunted by your past mistakes? Do they prevent you from taking risks, knock down your self-esteem, or determine how you interact with others? It is natural to hold onto our past mistakes as a way of self-preservation. For example, a toddler might learn the dangers of fire having touched a candle's flame. The trauma of that mistake remains [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|anxiety treatment, personal growth|

After the Diagnosis: Is Medication the Only Option for Treating Depression?

Finding the right treatment plan for your depression can be difficult. Does it have to involve a little orange pill bottle? Consider various options for treating depression that do not involve medication.

By |February 6th, 2018|depression treatment|