anxiety

Anxiety: Daytime Activities That Promote Restful Sleep At Night

The chaotic nature of daily life often affects our ability to enjoy restful nights. Creating a balance between work, personal commitments, and self-care is essential to managing anxiety and promoting better sleep hygiene. Let’s explore a few daytime activities that can help alleviate anxiety and pave the way for nights of restful sleep.

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Violence is Threatening the Mental Health of Philadelphia Residents

Anyone who has ever read the novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky knows that there is no crime that goes unpunished. Dostoyevsky’s well-known novel is called Crime and Punishment.  Our sense of justice tells us that wrongs ought to have retribution. But that’s not the way it always works, is it? Fast forward to 2022, where rising numbers

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Why Cry When You Can Laugh? Humor, Depression, and Stress

Studies on humor tell us that laughing reduces our cortisol levels. In fact, there was a study done in 2014 at the Robert Bosch Hospital with cardiac patients showing that humor significantly reduced levels of negative emotions such as aggression and tension. In 2017, there was a three part-study published in the Psychological and Social

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Returning To “Normalcy” While Suffering From Social Anxiety

There are several considerations to keep track of for a person who is dealing with social anxiety. From how to ensure consistent performance in the workplace, to managing the complicated ins and outs of personal relationships, to the pressures that can come from everyday demands and responsibilities, there are multitudes of things to balance. Then

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