The Truth About Anxiety


By Kimberly Zapata When most people hear the word anxiety, they think of the condition in its most extreme form. They imagine Hollywood-like portrayals of an attack, things like trembling, shaking, and breathing into a paper bag. But anxiety is more than restlessness, hypervigilance, and erratic breathing. Anxiety takes control of your body. It causes … Continue reading The Truth About Anxiety

Depression Makes Me Question Everything… Even My Marriage


By Kimberly Zapata Depression is a funny thing. I mean, it isn’t ha-ha funny or even remotely humorous, but it is unpredictable. And when you have depression, it doesn’t just affect you. It affects everyone around you. I’m not implying that my friends and family are “depressed by association,” nor am I trying to undermine … Continue reading Depression Makes Me Question Everything… Even My Marriage

How To Cure An Emotional Hangover


By Kimberly Zapata Many of us know what a hangover is. After a long night of drinking, we wake up feeling sluggish, dizzy and nauseated and have a sensitivity to light or sound. But it’s not just alcohol that can make you feel awful the next day — emotions can have the same effect. So … Continue reading How To Cure An Emotional Hangover