Category: Mental Health

Yes, Excessive Screen Use is Still Damaging our Children

Yes, Excessive Screen Use is Still Damaging our Children

The web has changed our lives rapidly over the past 30 years, for better or worse. With it have come changes in parenting, which have affected our [...]
5 steps to a mindful weekend

5 steps to a mindful weekend

Embrace some deep relaxation, with these tips for a mindful weekend We can all accept that the normal week has seven days in it. But, every now and [...]
6 Ways To Deal With Anxiety Naturally

6 Ways To Deal With Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety is a cause of a lot of things, including traumatic triggers, re-living stressful events, overthinking about negative outcomes. It is possib [...]
New Study Looks At The Stigma Of Mental Illness

New Study Looks At The Stigma Of Mental Illness

A new study published in JAMA Network looked at trends in public stigma of mental illness in the United States. “The National Stigma Studies are d [...]
6 Accurate Depictions Of PTSD, According To Therapists

6 Accurate Depictions Of PTSD, According To Therapists

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a fascinating but disturbing mental illness frequently featured in fictional movies like 2009’s The Hurt L [...]
How To Deal With A Thought Disorder? Who Is At Risk

How To Deal With A Thought Disorder? Who Is At Risk

A thought disorder is characterized by disorganized thinking that results in disorganized speech. Thought disorder is a key symptom of many [...]
How to Develop an Effective Self-Care Practice

How to Develop an Effective Self-Care Practice

When COVID-19 upended our lives at the beginning of 2020, we entered a new era of unprecedented uncertainty—and we’ve been living in limbo ever sin [...]
Why the Workplace is Actually a Good Place to Heal

Why the Workplace is Actually a Good Place to Heal

SUSAN SCHMITT: When we’re constantly coming from this unconscious state, we never take time to really look at how am I responding, how can I do thi [...]
How to Talk to a Psychiatrist For the First Time

How to Talk to a Psychiatrist For the First Time

Tip 2: Prepare for the Appointment You want to make your first appointment with your new psychiatrist as productive as possible. To achieve this, re [...]
What Are Companies Doing to Support Employee Mental Health?

What Are Companies Doing to Support Employee Mental Health?

As a supervisor at a large retail company, I had always felt safe in the workplace. But this sense of security was upended when I learned of an armed [...]
6 nutrition hacks for supporting teen mental health

6 nutrition hacks for supporting teen mental health

The teenage years come with their own set of challenges. But did you know that you can use nutrition to your advantage? Our diet provides the buildi [...]
Feeling Sad On My Birthday

Feeling Sad On My Birthday

When we think of birthday celebrations we often imagine confetti, cake, drinks, and lots of cheer and while birthdays are a happy occasion, [...]
Chronic Pain Reprocessing Therapy: Shattering the Cycle of Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Reprocessing Therapy: Shattering the Cycle of Chronic Pain

If you’re one of the 100 million Americans who deal with chronic pain, you know how debilitating and depressing the condition can be. Pain reproces [...]
Psychological Safety in Theory and In Practice

Psychological Safety in Theory and In Practice

MORRA AARONS-MELE: I’m Morra Aarons-Mele, and this is The Anxious Achiever. We look at stories from business leaders who’ve dealt with anx [...]
When a Loved One’s Personality Has Changed Due to Brain Injury

When a Loved One’s Personality Has Changed Due to Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can significantly alter identity and personality. In one study, 75% of participants said they felt like a different pe [...]
What is toxic positivity?

What is toxic positivity?

We explore the impact of brushing aside emotions, and not accepting the full range of our feelings. You’re sitting in a café with a friend, sipping [...]
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