Athena Digest

Guides, articles and tips on self-improvement and conquering life's challenges


Living with Depression: A Detailed Understanding and Survival Guide

8154 Words / 62 Min

Around the world, it’s estimated that over 264 million people suffer from depression.


Understanding and Reducing Anxiety: A Detailed Guide

7946 Words / 58 Min

If you or loved one experience anxiety, you’ll already know how difficult it can make life. The thing is, anxiety is highly treatable – but despite this, only a fraction of people who suffer actually seek or receive treatment.


Why is Anxiety so Common Today?

1387 Words / 11 Min

The thing is, even without a global pandemic gripping the headlines, anxiety in America is increasing. Whether or not you suffer from anxiety, there’s a good chance you have a friend or loved one that does.


5 Life-Changing Strategies for Overcoming Fear and Anxiety

1734 Words / 13 Min

Unchecked anxiety can have a huge impact on your life. In mild forms, it can strip away the confidence you deserve and hold you back – but in the most extreme cases, the feelings it causes can drive people to take their own lives.


What are the Benefits of Chess?

1697 Words / 13 Min

For hundreds of years, people have speculated about the benefits of playing chess – and it’s hardly surprising; few games are so commonly associated with focus and intelligence.


The Best Chess Books for Beginners and Beyond

3104 Words / 24 Min

Maybe you’re hoping to find the best book to learn chess? If you turn to the internet and chess communities in general, you’re likely to be overwhelmed by the huge number of books out there. Of course, you’re also likely to be overwhelmed by wildly varying opinions about each book too.

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