Lately I've heard many people mention their inability to sleep at night. This is a frustrating problem! Sleep is crucial to our physical and mental well-being, as well as our ability to fulfill our daily tasks. Insomnia isn't normally something I struggle with, but unfortunately I've also had my recent bouts of it. There are… Continue reading Battling Insomnia & Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.
Certain cultures (especially parents within a culture) tend to place immense pressure on students regarding the issue of their education. From the time a child is young, it is drilled into them that they absolutely must succeed in school. The child pours themselves into their studies from the time they are very small. They graduate… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. IV: Higher Education.
Faith can be a huge help when it comes to mental health struggles. In fact, it has been shown that faith can have a positive impact on mental health and on reducing anxious or depressive symptoms! Faith can also assist you in thinking positively, since faith gives us hope. We know that faith enriches our lives… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. III: Faith and Mental Health.
"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13 Having hope isn't always an easy task. It's in the situations when we really need hope that it's easiest to lose it!… Continue reading Holding On To Hope.
Today the second reading was from Philippians. If we followed St. Paul's advice, we would have a lot more peace in our lives! We would learn to dwell on God instead of cluttering our lives with worry. Our minds would be so much more inspired and pure as well. Soak in this powerful passage and… Continue reading Mind and Heart Power.
Seeing a counselor can be a great way to move forward if you are struggling in some way. There is often a stigma about going to counseling, as if counseling is something only reserved for "crazy" people. The truth is, we all need help sometimes. Proverbs 11:14 evens tells us "Where no counsel is, the people… Continue reading Mental Health Series Pt. II: Counseling.