Getting Over the Fear of Career Change

Being stuck in a rut in a job that you hate can lead you to feel as though your life is not going anywhere. This state of affairs can make the present and the future seem quite bleak. Feeling trapped in an unhappy job can really bring you down, and, in some cases can be…View Post

The Mental Roadblocks That Writers Face

Making a career out of writing can be tough going. It is many people’s dream to get paid to write. It is also a skill which we all possess, so in order to turn this skill into a career, you need to be very adept, adaptable, and impressive in your ability to make an impact…View Post

The Social Roots of Mental Illness

With all the new tech, we have evolved into a world with many modern conveniences that help us do everything from work to think. In many cases, this can be a positive thing but there are some things that end up having adverse effects on our mental health. For example, social media hype and smartphone…View Post

The Vicious Cycle of Alcoholism and Depression: Kevin’s Story

My tragic history of alcoholism goes back a long way. It started at the age of 14. If only I had known the problems it would create throughout my life, I would have never even thought about taking that first drink. My depression started at the age of 13. I was frequently getting picked on…View Post

Why Every Writer Needs to Keep Their Inner Critic in Check

As a writer, I’ve really struggled with this inner critic that harshly judges the work that I do. We’re our own worst critics – that’s true. And this applies to writing, especially. Every writer should be willing to critique their work and find the faults that need correcting and be actively engaged in this enterprise.…View Post