Category: Mental Health

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21 October

One of the most challenging aspects of getting sober is dealing with the fallout from the bad decisions made during active addiction. I used to have a pretty severe alcohol problem, and during my time drinking, I made countless bad decisions, a wide array of mistakes, and an overall fool of myself on more than […]

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15 October

Already a tough business with the pressure to perform and the struggle to make it big, the music industry can do a number on an amateur musician’s mental health, but the coronavirus pandemic didn’t help matters. With restaurants and event venues shutting their doors across the Music City, live music and concerts disappeared overnight. These […]

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13 October

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness, affecting 40 million adults aged 18 and older. Despite being highly treatable, only 36.9% of those suffering from this mental health condition receive treatment. This may be because they don’t want treatment, do not know there is help for what they’re experiencing, or attempt to self-medicate to […]

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07 October

An essential aspect of getting sober is learning how to recognize the people in your life that negatively influence you. If you have an addiction, the chances are that there are at least a few people in your life that are bringing you down. While it may not be easy to look at the people […]

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24 September

One of the first things to go out the window during a person’s addiction is their priorities. During active addiction, we allow people to treat us in ways we usually wouldn’t tolerate. We say and do things we know we shouldn’t, and we hurt the people who care about us the most. Being hurtful isn’t […]

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18 August

Nature vs. Nurture is a puzzling topic that has raised serious concern in psychology over decades. The approach is often one-sided, with each side arguing the value of one over the other. It leads to a social debate majorly geared to determining the cause of your intelligence. Philosophers have tried to study and test their […]

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05 August

Self-esteem and recovery go hand in hand. Going to rehabilitation involves getting clean, but it also involves building the patient’s self-esteem. Increased self-esteem can increase the chance of successful recovery. However, increasing self-esteem can be difficult. The following covers why self-esteem is important and offers some tips on building up confidence in early recovery. Importance of Self-Esteem […]

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29 July

The mind is a mysterious thing. The average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, and many of the thoughts that pop into our heads are unexpected. Those thoughts can be downright intrusive or invasive. If you ever find yourself going about your day when you begin thinking about past trauma or unhealthy desires […]

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23 July

When you are feeling down, sometimes turning on your favorite song can change your whole mood. Although it might just seem like a brief diversion, it’s not just in your head. Music may work on a deeper level to improve your mental health. The Effects of Music on Mental Health In some cultures, music has […]

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19 July

Are you looking for counselling? Would understanding more about the different types of counseling help you? This is a guest post by Tracie Johnson. Working with a counselor should be a healing process. If you feel as though therapy is stressful, you might not be attending the right types of sessions. Therapy exists in various […]

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