The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health

I don’t know about you, but I can spend hours on social media. Whether it be checking my Instagram feed, watching TikTok or looking up recipes on Pinterest, I am the first to admit when I may be using (or over-using) it – but I’m not the only one. It was reported that...
The Different Styles of Attachment

The Different Styles of Attachment

Attachment is defined as “a special emotional relationship that involves comfort, care, and pleasure.” Attachment Theory, on the other hand, is defined as “long-lasting psychological connectedness between human beings.” John Bowlby, a British psychologist, is...
Panic Attacks vs. Anxiety Attacks

Panic Attacks vs. Anxiety Attacks

When I had my first anxiety attack in high school, I was perplexed. Not having “anxiety attacks” in my vocabulary, but knowing what panic attacks were, it felt inaccurate to call it a panic attack. Upon experiencing more anxiety attacks in college and doing research,...
Why Language Matters in Mental Health

Why Language Matters in Mental Health

When I disclose to people that I have anxiety and depression, I find that many people aren’t sure how to respond. Some will automatically apologize, some will share something personal about themselves, and some won’t say anything back. If they do, some responses will...
Reasons Why You May Not Know What You Are Feeling

Reasons Why You May Not Know What You Are Feeling

Do you ever feel confused as to what you are feeling, or feel as if you are drawing a blank? While seemingly unfathomable, this phenomenon is actually common. There are times when emotions are muddled and vague, making them difficult to discern. While perhaps...