depression, Health and Fitness, Mental Health

5 Reasons Why Exercise Helps Ease Anxiety and Depression

The gym is my escape, the place where I physically rid my body of emotional and mental weight. My friend has been going through some things for a little while now and I thought she could benefit from a good workout. We started out on the stair-master for about 12 minutes as a warm-up, and… Read More 5 Reasons Why Exercise Helps Ease Anxiety and Depression

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Categories, Crisis / Mental Health Resources, Resources

Crisis / Mental Health Resources

Suicide Hotline Phone Numbers If you feel suicidal or you’re in a crisis situation and need immediate assistance, people at these suicide hotlines in the U.S. are there to help. 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE) National Hopeline Network 1-866-488-7386 (1-866-4.U.TREVOR aimed at gay and questioning youth)   Talk To Someone Now Links… Read More Crisis / Mental Health Resources

Brain Health & Studies, Cognitive Performance

Daylight Savings Time and Depression: How to Cope

Updated 28 Oct, 2018 It is that time of year again. Daylight Saving Time. Often called Daylight Saving(s) time. “Spring forward and fall back.” We are falling back alright. Falling back asleep for another lovely hour of shut-eye before waking up to the sounds of complaining co-workers and bitter bosses. OK I’m kidding (partially). It’s… Read More Daylight Savings Time and Depression: How to Cope

Brain Health & Studies, Cognitive Performance, Nootropics

Nootropics: What are they and do they actually work?

Updated 26, October 2018 Do you experience mid-afternoon, post-lunch haziness? Do you find it hard to concentrate at work or in class? If you answered yes, then Nootropics may be for you! What are Nootropics? I know you have probably seen Limitless. If not, *Spoiler Alert*, the main character, played by Bradley Cooper, is introduced… Read More Nootropics: What are they and do they actually work?