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Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

December 17th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

Many people deal with irrational fears from time to time but for those with anxiety, they can become a powerful force. Irrational fears are something that can be difficult to escape because in some level an anxious person may know that their fears are unfounded. Coping with irrational fears is a challenge but it is …

Filed Under: Phobia

Are You Finding it Impossible to Focus?

December 8th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

We live in a modern world where it is very easy to become distracted. With mobile devices at our fingertips and new technologies that take up a lot of our attention, focusing can become a real challenge. People can have a limited supply of attention and a lack of focus can drain your energy and …

Filed Under: Mental Health

Crippling Paranoia

December 4th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

Different mental health issues can lead to symptoms of paranoia and for those struggling with this problem it can be devastating. Issues like anxiety, personality disorders, bipolar disorder and many other conditions can lead to crippling paranoia. Dealing with paranoia can make it challenging to get through daily tasks, maintain relationships and live a healthy …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia

Manage Your Trauma with These Apps

November 26th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

People who struggle with PTSD often need extra support to help handle their symptoms. Trauma can cause serious issues that can interfere with daily life and having any type of assistance available can allow patients to manage their every day struggles. Resources such as mobile apps can be a helpful supplementary treatment option for people …

Filed Under: PTSD

What OCD is and What OCD is Not

November 19th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

There are many misconceptions about obsessive compulsive disorder and people often erroneously use the term OCD in everyday slang. The common misunderstanding about OCD is that it simply means someone is obsessively tidy or fastidious in certain aspects of their behavior. The reality is that OCD is a type of anxiety disorder that is fueled …

Filed Under: Anxiety

Making Connections During Depression

November 14th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S. and people often find it difficult to cope with their symptoms. In many cases depression can lead people to become isolated from family and friends which can ultimately worsen their feelings of sadness and helplessness. Attempting to make connections with others is crucial …

Filed Under: Depression

Too Scared to Sleep

October 18th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

There are many different factors that can come into play when someone has issues with sleep. Mental and physical health, stress and many other problems can contribute to difficulty falling and staying asleep. In some cases, sleep problems may be caused by issues with fear and anxiety that may be causing a person to stay …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Phobia, Pychotherapy, Stress

Narcissist Abuse

October 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

Sometimes the people around us have self-centered tendencies but it can be difficult to spot a true narcissist especially at first. Unfortunately many people end up getting involved in relationships with a narcissist and are not aware of how much their behavior is affecting them until it is too late. Narcissist abuse is a problem …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, PTSD

The Trauma of Sexual Assault Discussion is Center Stage

October 9th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

After the powerful testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee, more attention has been drawn to the issues of sexual assault and its impact on victims. Ford asserted that not only was the event itself terrifying but it affected her for the rest of her life in many ways. Her story …

Filed Under: PTSD, Therapy

How Does One Overcome Trauma-Induced Severe Social Anxiety?

September 24th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Rationalizing Your Irrational Fears

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 …

Filed Under: Anxiety