Naturally Treating Depression Isn’t Very Difficult

Naturally treating depression is an important treatment option for me. I’ve read about depression patients taking drugs to help ease the negative thoughts, but instead of easing the thoughts it just leaves them in a fog. As a writer, living in a mental fog is detrimental to my career. Although I exercise and eat healthy, … Read moreNaturally Treating Depression Isn’t Very Difficult

Who To Talk To When You’re Having a Depression Attack

When we are dealing with an intense issue such as depression, we don’t tend to want to vent and get out all that is causing us to feel negative. However, most know that talking during a “depression attack” is helpful and lowers the risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. However, after talking to my friends … Read moreWho To Talk To When You’re Having a Depression Attack

Accepting Depression Can Be Hard

Accepting depression can be hard

Accepting depression can be hard. Depression affects many people in world, but most try to hide their symptoms from family and friends. It makes people feel embarrassed knowing their feelings can bring others down. Their solution is to stay at home, curled up in a ball drowning in their depressive thoughts. According to Inscribmag.com, depression … Read moreAccepting Depression Can Be Hard

Depression Triggers You Can Control

Depression triggers

Depression is a mental health disorder that can suck the life out of you and the people around you. The negative social effects can cause the sufferer to dive deeper into the cognitive disorder as they think about how unpleasant their moods can be. Although treatment is available, not everyone has access to the expensive … Read moreDepression Triggers You Can Control

Working a Dead-End Job and Taking Care of Yourself

dead-end job

Anyone knows that working a dead-end job is physically and emotionally taxing. I know because I’ve been doing it for many years now. Since I have to work this type of job, I had to learn how to take better care of myself. Recently, a doctor told me that the disks in my neck and … Read moreWorking a Dead-End Job and Taking Care of Yourself

Why is Men’s Mental Health Ignored By The Formerly Incarcerated?

There are many reasons why men’s mental health is ignored in regards to recidivism. According to many members of society, men’s mental health in association with crime has little bearing on their decisions. It is often considered an act of desperation for an individual to plead insanity in their case. If one is considered to … Read moreWhy is Men’s Mental Health Ignored By The Formerly Incarcerated?

How Mental Health Disorders Affect Success and Productiveness Within Men

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp Mental health disorders often result from extended time in incarceration. After release, men are sent back into society with not only criminal convictions, but gaps in employment, negative stigmas, alternate mentalities, and an extreme amount of work necessary to shed the skin society now sees. … Read moreHow Mental Health Disorders Affect Success and Productiveness Within Men

How Does Mental Health Affect Masculinity?

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp The identity of men can be seriously influenced by incarceration in correctional facilities. This can often have an effect on their mental health. Prisoners are forced to submit themselves to authority. They often have no control over what they do and must contain their natural … Read moreHow Does Mental Health Affect Masculinity?

What Are The Warning Signs of Mental Illness?

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp Did you know that mental health issues are extremely common in the criminal population? Over 10% of inmates have been reported to have some form of mental illness. Studies have shown that even after receiving psychiatric help, some former criminals still present psychiatric symptoms after … Read moreWhat Are The Warning Signs of Mental Illness?

Why Mental Health & Ongoing Support For Men Is So Important

By Pyerse Dandridge Author: Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp It is reported that over half of male inmates have at least one mental disorder. This means that mental health issues are present before incarceration takes place. Without treatment or with inadequate treatment, it is highly likely that men with mental health issues will re-offend … Read moreWhy Mental Health & Ongoing Support For Men Is So Important

Why Black Men Don’t Use Mental Health Care

In a recent article from the Business Insider, they discussed how our mental health care system fails Black men and the fact that Black men under-utilize the services provided. “Instead of receiving professional help for their depressive episodes, black men are often told to “pray it away” by older family members who find solace in … Read moreWhy Black Men Don’t Use Mental Health Care

Being Negative at Work Will Drain My Energy

Unhealthy work places

As I get older, I realize the importance of working at jobs I like and enjoy. I’ve learned that being negative at work will drain my energy. I’ve also noticed that working jobs where I feel overworked and underpaid, or where I just didn’t like the people prevented me from having mental clarity. At times … Read moreBeing Negative at Work Will Drain My Energy

Every Setback Sentence Acceptance Speech

As I was browsing the internet, I came across a blog post by Tara Pringle Jefferson. Her site is called “The Young Mommy Life“. In her post she mentioned her younger sister who is in her twenties and just finished college. She has high aspirations to make a positive impact on the community and make … Read moreEvery Setback Sentence Acceptance Speech

The Importance of Following Your Inner Voice

You can hear it and you can also feel it, but how often do you ignore it? It’s the sometimes peacefully quiet, sometimes boldly obnoxious voice on the inside of you. It’s the voice that you second guess or brush off, but it’s the voice that when you follow it, affords you opportunities beyond your … Read moreThe Importance of Following Your Inner Voice

Is It Possible To Reach The Ceiling?

If you’re in the corporate world or even just the professional world, you understand ceilings. There are ceilings in talent, position, promotion and much more. Most ceilings are glass and you never see it until you hit it, but what if you create your own ceiling? Did you find that it wasn’t glass and you … Read moreIs It Possible To Reach The Ceiling?

Why Men Don’t Discuss Sex Openly

Today I was reading a post from VerySmartBrothas which discussed why men don’t discuss their sex lives openly. Like the author, I was thinking, “All I ever hear are men talking about their sex lives.” In fact, I think men do it too much. It gets really old hearing men talk about their latest  female … Read moreWhy Men Don’t Discuss Sex Openly

How To Get Someone To Enjoy Your Passions, Even If They Hate Your Passions

With a plethora of interests and hobbies available to us, it can be hard for two people to be on the same page when it comes to making dates, having fun and exploring new activities. There are times when it’s difficult to share the remote. Watching TV and/or movies can be a tricky task when … Read moreHow To Get Someone To Enjoy Your Passions, Even If They Hate Your Passions

Being Positive During Difficult Times

I swear one of the most difficult things to do is get over hard times. Everyone has them and although they create character, it’s rough to get through. It’s like trying to see the forest apart from the trees. It’s difficult because it seems like you have to focus more on the trees than the … Read moreBeing Positive During Difficult Times

Taking Gambles and Chances–And Being Afraid!

You know the only way to get ahead in life is to take chances. Why should you take chances? If you have goals and dreams of achieving your heart’s desires, then it’s the only way to get to where you want to be in life. You have to go out on a limb in order … Read moreTaking Gambles and Chances–And Being Afraid!

How To Be Productive At Work With A Boss You Don’t Like

There are many people in the working industry that severely dislike their bosses. I am now joining the crowd. From the first time I met my boss, I had a strong disliking for him. It turns out that I just don’t get along with my boss. I’m unsure what it is. Maybe I am misunderstanding … Read moreHow To Be Productive At Work With A Boss You Don’t Like

Solutions To Ending Facebook Game Addictions

Okay, let’s admit it, we all from time to time get addicted to these stupid little games on Facebook.  Like I said in an earlier blog, I was addicted to Marvel Avenger Alliance. I was so addicted that I would even spend real money to help me advance in the game. I’ve heard of people … Read moreSolutions To Ending Facebook Game Addictions