Category: Mental Health

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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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13 July

Mental health is a hot topic, but sometimes for all the wrong reasons. While more and more people are speaking up about mental health and mental illness, there is a lot of misinformation on the subject that is often doing more harm than people realize. The Truth About Mental Health & Mental Illness Misconceptions about […]

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13 July

Many people with mental health disorders like anxiety or depression need to be on long-term medication to keep their condition in check and prevent the highs, lows, and stresses of these afflictions from interfering with their daily life. Identifying the right medication to manage mental health can be difficult. When someone is in holistic rehab and given […]

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09 July

Dealing with depression and its everyday effects can be crippling.  One of the things we have learned about is the depression spiral.  It can take an ordinary happy day and destroy it within minutes.  The sweaty palms, nausea the negative thoughts, can intrude instantly. The key to dealing with this is recognizing when it is happening.  BAM! […]

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06 July

When someone experiences a traumatic event, it changes their brain chemistry. They no longer look at or experience the world in the same way, whether they’re conscious of this shift or not. Some post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sufferers turn to drugs or alcohol to take the edge off, keep intrusive memories at bay, or disconnect […]

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25 June

Did you know our thoughts, feelings, beliefs and attitudes can positively or negatively affect how well our body functions? Perhaps even more interesting is that what we do with our physical body (what we eat, how much we exercise and even our posture) can impact our mental state. The mind-body connection is complicated and intimate, […]

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23 June

Physical health and mental health are connected in several different ways. When one is good the other will likely follow suit, but the opposite is also true. If one is bad, the other may suffer as well. The Relationship Between Physical Health & Mental Health On the one hand, mental health may impact a person’s […]

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22 June

Some teenagers and young adults can be moody or downright unpleasant to be around sometimes. As a parent, you may be tempted to brush it off as adolescent angst, but should you? Although mood swings and getting into trouble may be considered part of being a teenager, there is a fine line between “normal” teenage […]

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21 June

What Is Mindfulness In Recovery? You may hear of mindfulness in recovery. Just like “addiction,” the word “mindfulness” connotes certain idea in the mind. In his book 10% Happier, ABC journalist Dan Harris wrote that mindfulness had a negative PR problem. Some words carry unpleasant baggage. But this unpleasant baggage lies more within us than it […]

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