What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (Plus, Advice From Someone Who Has It)

Generalized anxiety disorder, commonly known as GAD, affects about seven million people in the United States and even more worldwide. It’s fairly common, but it can be complex to understand and difficult to cope with at first. What is it? How do you know when you have it? Here are some answers to the most common questions surrounding GAD—plus, I partnered with Emily Hein, founder … Continue reading What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (Plus, Advice From Someone Who Has It)

6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Organization plays a huge role in both your general and mental health. When you’re more organized, your mind is clearer, and you’re much more productive. This improves your quality of life which, in turn, improves your overall general health. If you want to become more organized but aren’t sure how or where to start, check out these tips. Restart your mindset Before you can lay … Continue reading 6 Tips to Stay Organized and Avoid Mounting Stress

Running Has a True Connection to Depression and Anxiety Relief — Here’s Why

Running has benefits that go further than just improving physical shape. If you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, running can actually positively impact your brain in ways that are similar to therapy. Even if you’re just dealing with stress, going for a morning jog or heading out on a run after work can help stabilize your mood in ways you probably didn’t know. Exercise stabilizes … Continue reading Running Has a True Connection to Depression and Anxiety Relief — Here’s Why

Here’s How to Tell if it’s Just Stress, or If You’re Actually Dealing With an Anxiety Disorder

It’s normal to experience stress or anxiety every once in a while. People often feel nervous in situations like starting a new job, taking a big test, etc. However, it’s important to be able to distinguish between whether you’re experiencing stress or something more serious, like an anxiety disorder. Here are four ways to help you figure out whether your stress might actually be something … Continue reading Here’s How to Tell if it’s Just Stress, or If You’re Actually Dealing With an Anxiety Disorder