severe irritability

How to Manage Severe Irritability

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You know you are being irrational, but you just can’t seem to control your frustration. So, intense frustration leads to explosive irritability. One thing sets you off and you become so irritated it is like rocket fuel to the moon. What…
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What to Do When it Feels Like You’re Losing Touch with Reality

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What Does it Mean to Lose Your Touch With Reality? The signs may be quite subtle at first. A friend or loved one may seem “off” of late. They may have stopped caring about their appearance, not their norm at all. Maybe you are plagued with…
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I Am So Depressed Can’t Function At All

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So Depressed I Can't Function Anyone who has ever suffered through a bout of prolonged depression can attest to how depleted it makes you feel. In what seems like an instant, you feel so down that you say I am so depressed I can’t function.…
Can You Go to Rehab for Depression

Can You Go to Rehab for Depression?

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Can You Go To Treatment For Depression? When you think of rehab, you probably think most often of treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. Many people, though, seek help at residential treatment centers every year for mental health issues.…
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How To Care For A Loved One With Mental Illness During Lockdown

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COVID-19 changed our world drastically. There is never-ending news, alerts, bans, orders, double notifications, shortages, diplomacy, financial consequences. Most are too heavy to handle and absorb. The mental tension will calm down after…
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I Don’t Want to Get Out Of Bed Anymore

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Learn About the Symptoms of Depression Our mental health may be more fragile than we realize. We all have a certain amount of resilience, but when events begin to spiral our mental health can really suffer. This is when depression can set in. Depression…
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Anxiety Makes Me Feel Like I am Losing My Mind

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Help! Anxiety Makes Me Feel Like I am Losing My Mind Anxiety can be so hard to live with. Constant worry and stress keep you in a state of constant fight-or-flight mode at the slightest little trigger. You may try to reason with yourself, that…
how to improve your mental health

6 Things You Can Do for Your Mental Health

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For many, spring signifies new life or optimism for the future. We must take the chance to put oneself first and find stability in our lives as we reach the 'fresh' phase. Like anything else, it is always simpler said than done, when our time…
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Alzheimer’s and Addiction: How to Approach Treatment

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Alzheimer's disease has no treatment and no means to delay the worsening of the disorder. Fortunately, Alzheimer's care facilities for seniors are there to assist us towards guiding the needs of our seniors. There are so many subsets that…
extreme anxiety

Recovering from Extreme Anxiety

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Living with extreme anxiety is exhausting. So much energy is gobbled up just trying to function like a normal person. Imagine something as mundane as going grocery shopping being a gargantuan task if you suffer from intense anxiety. The effort…