Mental Health & Well-Being

Handling Stress with Finesse

by Queen D, December 19, 2012

(I so cleverly reserved this blog topic for the holidays – because you know you’re going to need it!) I’ve often heard people say that stress is “just a part of life.” If you tell them that things are hectic at work or at home, they’ll likely nod their head sympathetically and then offer some […]

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Mental Health & Well-Being

Social Anxiety – Facing the spotlight with blinding fear

by Queen D, September 19, 2012

Social anxiety can present itself in many forms and to various degrees. Some people have issues with public speaking or stage fright; others are shy in certain situations or experience performance anxiety when the stakes are high. However, according to the DSM IV, for 10 to 20% of the population, social anxiety has much more […]

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