A toxic work environment can take an emotional tole on your emotional well-being. Why? Because you have to see these damn people more than you see your own family. There are instances in which you are drowning in a toxic work environment and are unable to reach the surface of personal happiness. Continue reading “How to flourish in a toxic work environment without going completely insane?”
After the midterm elections, no matter the results, turn off the news and disconnect from social media to prevent political stress. Try to take your mind off of the state of our country and disconnect from all of the political spin and fear mongering. Unlike no other time in our country, politics is causing Americans depression, fear, anger, and anxiety. Continue reading “Political Stress in Trump’s America”
Stress is a natural response to a threat. It can be a motivating factor, or it can cause catastrophic health complications such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
Today was the first time I’ve heard of Compassion Fatigue and I really thought it was a condition that some wacko came up with during a Marijuana binge. I did some research because I am a curious Curvy Girl who loves to be informed about trends in emotional/mental wellness; and guess what, it really is a legitimate condition. Continue reading “Compassion Fatigue: What the hell is it?”
Stress and emotional eating can be one of the biggest challenges for Curvy Girls. Life in itself can be stressful, but when everyday stress interacts with unexpected stressors, emotional eating is an easy, but unhealthy way of curving stress and anxiety.