Why stress is good

I went to the library a few days ago and came across a book by Kelly McGonigal, The Upside of Stress. The book was set on recommendations shelf and was literally screaming at me "Take me, take me!". I'm kidding, but it was a pleasant coincidence. It's ironic, because this is something I had on …

The bright side of depression

Depression is not the same as being sad for the whole day or being melancholic, apathetic for day or two. Depression lasts longer. It's another place you don't want to be. But it can be good for you.I've been there, many times. I wish I could say that it became easier over the years. But …

ADHD and PMS

Being a woman with ADHD is not necessarily harder, but it's very different than being a man with the same label. Because we have some hormonal fluctuations which affect attention and memory on their own, making ADHD even worse. It's not a pleasant place to be, trust me. I've read plenty of books and articles …