Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression

Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression

Hey GIT Girls! Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression is here. Depression is one of the absolute worst things anyone can experience. It does not exclude, but includes all walks of life from every ethnicity, gender, religion, to every economic status. It makes you feel hopeless, unmotivated, all alone, and that no else in the world could possibly know how you feel. Wellness Wednesday: Why Do I Feel Like This? The Real Deal on Depression However, may be surprised to know that millions…

Sex Health Saturday: Body Positivity – What Does It Mean to You?

Sex Health Saturday: Body Positivity – What Does It Mean to You?

Hey GIT Girls! Sex Health Saturday: Body Positivity: What Does It Mean to You? is here! The idea is based on self-love, acceptance, and empowering others to feel comfortable in their own bodies. However, this can get skewed in the mainstream media, and especially in marketing techniques. There is this perception that one must feel or look a certain way in order to be body positive – or, it’s simply an excuse to be lazy and not better yourself. Sex Health Saturday – Body Positivity: What Does It Mean to…

4 Non-Medical Ways to Lift Yourself Out of the Blues by Jerry Del Priore

4 Non-Medical Ways to Lift Yourself Out of the Blues by Jerry Del Priore

Hey GIT Girls! There are times of the year you probably display a less-than-cheerful attitude. I am not talking about full-on depression, which may require medication and talk therapy. It’s more like a case of the blues, whether it’s from work-woes or lack of daylight, as in Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs in the fall and winter, when there are fewer hours of daylight. Instead of running to get a prescription from your doctor to help you cope, there are non-medical means you can practice…

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

Hey GIT Girls! You should know that things in my life aren’t going the way I’d hoped right now. We all have dreams and make plans in an attempt to fill our lives with meaning and direction. But when those plans fall through, we can be left with regret, despair, anger, etc. And it’s one of the most difficult things in the world to accept a failed dream. It can throw your life off its axis, leaving you reeling in space.  And if you’re not careful, you may never find…

Creating a Safe Mental Space

Creating a Safe Mental Space

Hey GIT Girls! One of the main things I want to share with all of you is how to survive & thrive after trauma or a major life set-back. A lot of people have survived traumas and tragedies, but they’re dead inside. I was one of them for a long time. Beginning at 8 years old, I endured some very disturbing physical, mental, verbal, and emotional abuse. I lived in a hell of abuse, self-harm, and overwhelming grief for the next 20 years. It’s difficult to understand how someone could spend…