Getting and staying motivated can be challenging enough as it is, but throw in certain mental health disorders like depression, and it can feel absolutely overwhelming to get the energy to do anything at all. The good news is that Depression and a lack of motivation can be managed by setting small, attainable goals that will help you get through the day. Courtesy of TMS Center of Lehigh Valley, here are five tips for getting and staying motivated.
To put it bluntly, 2020 was one awful experience for all of us. But now, 2020 is in the rear-view and fading fast, and we have a bright, beautiful future to look forward to! With all the stress and anxiety that swirled around all our heads in 2020, it should come as no surprise that mental burnout and stress was at an all time high. As we prepare to take on 2021, TMS Center of Lehigh Valley is here to provide you with a few key strategies that can help keep you out of that dark place throughout the year ahead.
Many people struggle with chronic stress and anxiety each and every day. Most of the time, they face symptoms like nervousness, agitation, irritability, tension, and even chest pain or tightness. In fact, did you know that in the United States, more than 18 percent of adults are affected by some type of stress or anxiety disorder each year? When considering such a large number of people, there are likely many for whom drug-based treatments are ineffective, or perhaps even some who simply aren’t comfortable with taking drugs.
The period of time immediately following the birth of your child can be a particularly emotional ine. You are likely to feel everything from joy, to fear, to aggression, to irritability, and that is all completely normal.
As preparations are made for Pennsylvania businesses to slowly begin to reopen amid COVID-19, many begin to discuss what our “new normal” will look like. It is still advised that for safety reasons we remain socially distanced when possible and continue to follow personal hygiene recommendations.
Life today is unrecognizable for many. Local businesses are temporarily closed, jobs are on hold, and social distancing guidelines have been set. The change in routine and the fear generated around the Coronavirus pandemic can be hard for many to keep a positive outlook. Follow the 5 simple tips below to stay positive during this time.
We’ve all been there. You arrive home from work after a particularly stressful day, or you’re feeling upset after having an argument with your significant other, and you look to food for comfort. Whether it’s a pint of ice cream that you eat straight out of the carton or boxed macaroni and cheese that brings the comfort you’re looking for, food can provide the emotional relief we’re looking for. But while it may make us feel good at the moment, the food choices we make can drastically impact our mood for the worse over time.
Everyone experiences anxiety on some level. Minor stresses, a worry, concern about a potential outcome all fall into the category of anxiety. It’s a part of life, but it’s not all bad. Anxiety and stress are a way to let your body know that danger or threats are nearby, and even excitement. At times, anxiety…