Persistence Tops Perfection – | Hope To Cope With Anxiety & Depression

Coping with depression, a habit of perfectionism, and unhelpful thinking patterns has made my life challenging. Learning to process these through talk therapy helps me every day. Pamela Joe McFarlane/Getty Images Depression & Brain Differences She enters my room biting her lip, eyes darting around the table. She barely meets my gaze as I introduce … Read more

Introverted? How to Make the Most of It – | Hope To Cope With Anxiety & Depression

Even if we’re prone to depression and social anxiety, we can use these tips to make the most of our introversion. Photo: Extroversion vs. Introversion Some people feel energized when interacting with others, and some restore their inner energy with much-needed time alone. The former are extroverts, and the latter are referred to as … Read more

How Cooking Can Help You Cope with Depression – | Hope To Cope With Anxiety & Depression

The kitchen can become a refuge from stress and anxiety when we focus on the benefits of making meals from scratch. For instance: mindfulness, creativity, and health-supporting choices. Maskot/Getty Images Creativity in the Kitchen As the fall days grow crisp, it’s time to turn to the kitchen for an opportunity to stimulate your senses with … Read more

Depression & Learning to Smile Again – | Hope To Cope With Anxiety & Depression

When stress became overwhelming and made it hard to get out of bed, I learned that, with depression, it takes time to heal. And, after a while, smiling no longer feels forced. Westend61/Getty Images Failure, Perfectionism, & Depression Morning after morning as I lay in bed, the thought of getting up and getting dressed buzzed like static in my … Read more

A young life, interrupted: finding hope – and an identity – while suffering from long Covid

Ravi Veriah Jacques wakes up in his childhood bedroom and wonders if it will be a good day, which he defines as getting about two hours of activity – maybe playing the violin, or writing for a little while. The rest, he’ll spend in bed or doing what he calls “existing”: watching television with his … Read more

8 Ways to Harness the Power of Gratitude – | Hope To Cope With Anxiety & Depression

Healthy habits and recommendations for positive lifestyle changes can sometimes be overwhelming. One that is worth adopting is an attitude of gratitude. Here’s how to get started. Pexels Gratitude, “Grit,” & Goals Over the past decade, researchers have found that practicing gratitude has a positive influence on one’s mood, outlook, relationships, and overall happiness—all of … Read more

Howie Mandel to Emcee 36th Carousel of Hope Ball, Andy Grammer and Deborah Cox to Perform

Taking Place on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel (Los Angeles, CA, October 3, 2022) – Event chair and host Barbara Davis and co-chair Dana Davis announced today that Howie Mandel, Andy Grammer and Deborah Cox will take the stage at the 36th Carousel of Hope Ball. Television host, actor, and executive … Read more

Americana singer-songwriter Roger Street Friedman Announces ‘Love Hope Trust,’ Out November 4th – OnStage

The project furthers a multi-album collaboration between Roger and the GRAMMY-winning guitarist and songwriter Larry Campbell Watch the video for the album’s title track via American Blues Scene Today, the Americana singer-songwriter Roger Street Friedman announces his latest album ‘Love Hope Trust,’ out November 4th. Produced by the Grammy-winning producer, guitarist and songwriter Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Judy Collins, … Read more