How to Get Out of Bed When You’re Depressed

Not being able to get out of bed or off the couch sucks. When a depressive episode hits, it can glue us to a horizontal surface and cancel out any energy we might have had to fight back. Fortunately, we still can fight back. We are not helpless. Below is a trick I discovered thatContinue reading “How to Get Out of Bed When You’re Depressed”

How to Manage Depression and Anxiety When You’re Stuck at Home

If you’re like me, you may be noticing that your depression and anxiety symptoms are flaring up right now. It’s a scary time for many people. We are facing uncertainties about our jobs, our health, and the health of our loved ones. Many of us are finding that we can’t access our usual support systemsContinue reading “How to Manage Depression and Anxiety When You’re Stuck at Home”

Self Care Tip #2: Cleaning Meditation

Mindfulness meditation can be done anywhere, during any activity. It helps us to decelerate the worried, anxious, or miserable thoughts in our heads. It also takes practice, and I admit, sometimes the (absolute) last thing I want to do is be mindful. Especially if I’m in a situation I want to get out of…like crowds.Continue reading “Self Care Tip #2: Cleaning Meditation”