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Ever Heard of Digital Hoarding?

March 16th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
Ever Heard of Digital Hoarding?

Most people are familiar with hoarding and the psychological issues associated with it. Hoarding leads to messy, cluttered homes and difficulty parting with items that you don’t use and don’t even need. But collecting items and developing a reluctance to get rid of them can also occur in the digital realm. Digital hoarding is a …

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What Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria?

February 22nd, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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People that struggle with attention disorders like ADHD or ADD can struggle with a lot of painful symptoms that others may not be aware of. Their disorder can make it difficult to function in daily life and can cause harm to their relationships. Many people with ADHD suffer from rejection sensitive dysphoria which is an …

Filed Under: Mental Health

The Difference Between Trauma and Drama

February 18th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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Everyone goes through stressful experiences and even everyday mishaps can become a dramatic problem depending on a person’s reaction to it. There are some things that we choose to react dramatically to even if they aren’t really dangerous or life threatening situations such as getting a bad grade, being offended by someone or other daily …

Filed Under: Mental Health

Will Anger Management Help Extreme Mood Swings?

February 13th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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Different kinds of disorders and mental health issues can lead to problems with uncontrolled anger. When someone experiences extreme mood swings they may end up having feelings of rage from time to time that can negatively affect their relationships. Anger can be a natural emotion but when it becomes problematic and creates too many consequences …

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Are You Withdrawing from Your Social Life?

February 6th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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People may go through phases in life when they feel very giving, social and connected to others. At other times they may feel more inclined to withdraw from their friends and spend more time alone. It can sometimes mean that you simply need more time to reflect and sort through your feelings but in some …

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Managing Impulsivity in BPD

January 27th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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One of the most complex and misunderstood mental illnesses is borderline personality disorder which is a condition that can strongly affect a person’s behavior. Someone who has borderline or BPD will often struggle to manage their emotions, the way that they react to others, their relationships and the control they have over their actions. One …

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Dealing with Self Harm as an Adult

January 19th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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Most people associate self-harm with troubled teens and young people who are dealing with depression. Although teens often represent the majority of people who have self-harm issues, there are plenty of adults who are also struggling with the problem. Self-harm is a devastating mental health issue that can affect any age, gender and people from …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

How Does Somatic Therapy Work?

January 11th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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As more evidence accumulates to support the idea that the mind and body are closely connected, health practitioners are embracing different kinds of treatments such as somatic therapy. Doctors now understand that the mental health can play a role in physical well-being and vice versa. Somatic therapy is based on the concept that the body …

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When Past Sexual Trauma Affects Your Relationships

January 6th, 2019 - Leave a Comment
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People who experience sexual abuse, assault or rape are negatively impacted by this trauma in multiple ways. It affects not only their mental health and emotional well being but also their ability to safe and secure in their relationships. Sexual trauma can change a person forever but with treatment it is possible to repair some …

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Having PTSD from Your Parents

December 21st, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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Although post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is most commonly caused by experiences such as war, violent events and physical abuse there are other less extreme cases of PTSD. People can develop issues of trauma in situations where they are raised by an alcoholic parent, neglected as a child or emotionally bullied by their caregivers. …

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