What Pushes Your Buttons? How To Manage Your Insecurity

From the first to about the eighth grade, while the other kids were socializing at lunch, my mom picked me up so I could go home and rest. I had a neurological problem that made it dangerous for me to be too physically active or get too hot, I hated it. Walking back...

Three Ways to Stop Body Bashing and Fight Self-Criticism

At thirteen years old, I decided I was going to shave my legs, all the way up to mid-thigh. I felt quite adult and dangerously risqué. My mother was mortified and told me, “You’ll regret it forever.” At the time, I took her comment quite...

Depression And Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Dramatic Difference

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory. It’s a very well-known questionnaire that’s often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression as it covers its traditional mental, emotional and physical aspects....