How Does Music Affect Our Emotions, Anxiety and Depression?

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You may have heard the old expression, “music soothes the savage beast.” What is the meaning of that? It could mean that music can greatly affect and regulate our behaviors, moods, and emotions. Have you ever felt anxious and found that turning on soft or pleasant music relaxes you? Upbeat music might make you suddenly …

Dealing With OCD Symptoms

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) involves being obsessed with something, acting compulsively, or oftentimes both. These obsessions typically occur in the form of recurrent, unwanted thoughts. However, just because you have intrusive thoughts doesn’t mean you have this disorder. The difference has to do with the degree to which a person’s life is affected by these thoughts. …

Anxiety VS. Depression: Understanding The Difference

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The word depression is oftentimes lightly thrown around in conversations. While we may think that we’re depressed in a variety of different situations, oftentimes we’re mistaking it for sadness. The confusion starts with the fact that sadness is a symptom of depression. Since we associate both of these things together we find ourselves struggling to …