How To Overcome Your Fear of Elevators

Small elevators

All things considered, elevators are rather safe devices to use. There are brakes installed to prevent falls, and even if the elevator does end up falling, there is a shock absorption system located at the bottom of the shaft. The keyword here is “if” Elevators go through regular checkups to ensure that they are always operating […]

5 Tips on How To Stop Ruminating

Rumination causes worry

In psychology, rumination refers to the tendency to repetitively think about the causes, situational factors, and consequences of one’s negative emotional experience. As a result, it leads to increased levels of stress and is a contributing factor of anxiety and depression. In fact, rumination is extremely common among anxiety and depression sufferers, acting as both a trigger and a symptom […]

Can Therapy Make Anxiety Worse?

Anyone who spent any amount of time on this website knows that I am a very big believer in the concept of self-help. I do not particularly like the usage of medication as a “cure-all” answer to anxiety and depression. I believe most cases of anxiety and depression can be treated, if not outright cured, without […]