Monthly Archives: November 2017

Anxiety & Addiction

What Is Anxiety, Really? According to the American Psychological Association, Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. In and of itself, anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It calls our attention to the perceived problem at hand and moves us to take action to … Read More

Depression & Addiction

Depression isn’t an easy thing to talk about. There are so many opinions on the issue, ranging from informed and knowledge-based to limited and prejudiced, that most people (affected or otherwise) would rather just keep to themselves. “Everybody has bad days”, some say, “I ‘get depressed’ all the time”. And it’s true, most people experience … Read More