Tips For Handling Awkward Pauses in Conversations It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. You’re in the middle of a conversation, and there’s an awkward pause. That dreaded awkward silence hovers in the air, and you feel like the pressure is on you to break it. The next few seconds can […]
It’s October 2021 – Why Does Time Feel So Warped?
Did we really spend all last year trying to make sense of the world only to find ourselves here once again? If it feels like we’ve been on hold for far too long listening to that same tone, stop and start up again. We’ve all been listening to that message telling us that our call […]
3 Ways Social Media Use Can Negatively Affect Your Mental Wellness
Social media usage has surged since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, popular platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have been a saving grace for connection in these isolating times. And, as you can tell, we use these platforms to connect with our community. But for some people, social media usage can trigger mental […]
How to Survive ‘Togetherness’ During COVID-19
Your plans for Spring 2020 have likely been turned upside down at this point. Everywhere you turn, it seems like conversations focus on discussing thedangers and risks of COVID-19. Fortunately, we have been more isolated here in Billings and our state comparatively. Yet, we continue to see headline after headline about ways to fight loneliness […]
Debunking Myths About Anxiety Disorders
Anxiety is a part of life that many people ignore. If it doesn’t impact you personally, then it likely impacts someone you know. Some people might think that anxiety is just an excuse for staying in bed or not taking part in daily activities. However, these are among the myths about anxiety disorders that should […]
What are Anxiety Disorders?
When you have a big challenge in front of you, like a job interview, going on a first date, or starting your first day of school, it is understandable if you feel a level of anxiety. However, if your anxiety is so severe that it prevents you from living everyday life, it is possible that […]
What are Anxiety Disorders?
Every single person on this planet experiences some type of anxiety in their life. It is just a part of being human. Anxiety can come from a lot of different places, but for the most part, it is a passing thing. However, for people dealing with anxiety disorders, their anxiety does not go away even […]
Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders
Everybody feels a sense of anxiousness or nervousness from time to time. It’s a normal part of life. Maybe you have a test coming up at school, a presentation at work, or some other big event and it makes you feel a bit of anxiety. This is normal and healthy. Conversely, when a person is […]