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How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

September 24th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders often occur among people who have had a difficult upbringing, history of abuse or some experience with trauma. Although anxiety can be caused by many factors including genetic vulnerability, trauma is a significant issue that can impact a person’s mental health and lead to the development of symptoms related to anxiety. There is …

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Eating Disorders Effect on Mental Health

September 13th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

People that struggle with issues of control about food are dealing with serious psychological issues. An eating disorder is considered a type of mental illness but people with problems such as anorexia or bulimia are often comorbid with other disorders like depression and anxiety. Mental health issues are at the core of an eating disorder …

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What Does Psychological Trauma Do to the Brain?

September 10th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

People that experience trauma not only suffer from mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, they may even have significant changes in their brain. Victims of trauma, particularly those who develop PTSD may have their brain “rewired” in a sense due to their exposure to trauma. Childhood trauma can even impact the developing brain …

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Personal Empowerment as a Prevention Strategy

August 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

When it comes to your health, taking matters into your own hands can sometimes be the best method for preventing issues such as substance abuse and physical or mental health problems. Personal empowerment means doing what you can to stay healthy and being more aware of what you need for self-care and prevention. Although there …

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What Exactly is an Addictive Personality?

August 13th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

People that struggle with addiction are not just hooked on a particular substance; their behavior is often part of underlying issues that are difficult to resolve. Although the concept of an addictive personality is part myth and part reality, there are certain traits that can create a higher risk of addiction. There is no single …

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Do I Need Grief Counseling?

August 7th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

The loss of a loved one can be devastating and many people don’t know how to navigate the feelings and stages of grief that they are experiencing. When someone passes away, all the people around them may deal with the grief in their own unique ways. Some people may seem like they are handling things …

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What Can You Do for Your Anxiety Right Now?

July 18th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

Managing anxiety can be a long term goal that requires patience and lots of time spent working with a therapist. However, there are some immediate changes you can make and strategies to try that can help provide some quick relief for anxiety as it occurs. Anyone who suffers from anxiety knows how much it can …

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Racism and Depression

July 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

Mental health experts have studied the effects of racism on mental health and have shown evidence that racial discrimination can have a negative impact on a person’s psychological state. Several studies have shown a clear link between racism and depression as well as symptoms of many other issues including suicidal behavior. Racism can cause heightened …

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Can Trauma Affect One Sibling More Than Another?

July 9th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

A traumatic event can have a devastating effect on an entire family and the relationships that they have with one another. The death of a family member, a violent accident, or a life-threatening experience can all have a very painful effect on each member of the family. It is important to remember that every person …

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What Yoga Does to the Mind

June 25th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

Most people think of yoga as good exercise and a healthy activity for the body but accumulating evidence shows that it can also be great for your mind. Yoga promotes a feeling of relaxation and calm that has beneficial effects on every aspect of a person’s health. It is an activity that not only is …

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