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What Kind Of Events Lead To PTSD?

July 27th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
What Kind Of Events Lead To PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental illness that affects about 3.5% of the US population. PTSD is spoken about often in mental health settings, and it has been portrayed on multiple TV series and movies. However, most people have only a vague awareness of what kind of events actually lead to the illness. …

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Why Do People Struggle To Understand Depression?

July 17th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
What Kind Of Events Lead To PTSD?

Every person who has suffered from depression recognizes the difficulty in explaining it to friends and family. Many people simply seem to struggle to understand depression. They question why you are feeling depressed, as if there is a convenient trigger you can pinpoint. They don’t know why you can’t just “snap out of it.” These …

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Here’s Why Diversity Is Good For Your Mental Health

July 10th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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I grew up in a very closed community. Everyone around me looked like me, spoke like me, and held broadly the same values that I did. We were quite segregated, although that’s not how we saw it. The community simply felt that diversity would impinge on our way of life. The community I grew up …

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The Best Mobile Apps For Mental Health And Wellness

June 18th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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In 2020, there are plenty of mobile apps for mental health and wellness. But which apps are legitimately good for your mental health? Over the past decade or so, ambitious entrepreneurs have recognized that America has ignored a largely untapped market. Mental health care has never been the country’s strong suit and in previous generations …

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How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

June 12th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Since Facebook was introduced fourteen years ago, multiple studies have shown that social media is linked with increased anxiety and depression. Professionals have discouraged everyone – but especially people who struggle with mental illness – from using social media. Self help gurus and mindfulness experts have spoken about how social media will stop you from …

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This Is How You Can Discuss Politics In A Mentally Healthy Way

June 5th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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There’s no sugarcoating it: 2020 has been a dumpster fire of a year. It has been so crazy that we’ve all but forgotten that World War 3 seemed on the verge of erupting in January. For those of us with mental health concerns, we have had to develop a whole new toolkit of coping techniques. …

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Can Helping Others Make You Happier?

May 27th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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  In American society, a lot of emphasis is placed on the idea of personal happiness. The pursuit of happiness is enshrined as an unalienable right in the Declaration of Independence. It is fundamental to how we see our place in the world and how the country runs. Tend to your own happiness, and that …

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3 Creative Activities For People Who Struggle With Creativity

May 25th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Creative expression is often touted as one of the most effective paths to self-actualization. Aside from the fact that people who excel at creative endeavors are admired by our society, mental health experts speak of the huge benefits of creativity to holistic mental wellness. Creativity is part and parcel of mental health and addiction recovery …

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The Real Reason You Procrastinate Explained

May 14th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Everyone knows the feeling. You have a deadline coming up. If you start the work now, you will get it done efficiently and proficiently, without too much stress. If you leave it until later, you will have to rush to finish work that is not up to scratch. You will experience a high level of …

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When Should I Let Go Of A Toxic Relationship?

April 30th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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The idea of the toxic relationship is often viewed through a one-dimensional lens. We think of someone who gaslights their partner, commits verbal or physical abuse, or generally makes them feel inadequate. In these cases, it is often only the person stuck in the relationship who cannot see how toxic it is. We believe that …

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