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How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

June 12th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

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
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

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
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

  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
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

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
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

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
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

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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How To Maintain Your Mental Health While The World Burns

April 24th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

Someone I know recently tweeted that if you are not depressed, you haven’t been paying attention. They were referring in particular to the hatred being spread by politicians around the world, the travails millions of people go through every single day, and the constant threat of climate change (and now COVID-19). The statement struck me …

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3 Reasons LGBTQIA People Suffer From Higher Rates Of Mental Illness

April 14th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

Almost a decade ago, I entered inpatient treatment for my depression. I knew it was necessary, but it was a frightening decision to make. Fortunately, a pleasant surprise greeted me in the institution. For once in my life, I was not a minority. As a gay man, I learned early on that I would always …

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How To Maintain Your Relationship In Close Quarters

March 27th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How To Use Social Media Without Harming Your Mental Health

With half of the world’s population currently in lockdown or quarantine, there have been plenty of jokes made about both babies and divorce. We all assume that couples in close quarters are more likely to both have sex and fight. The problem is that these assumptions are likely correct. While a baby boom may not …

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How To Focus When Working From Home

March 16th, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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If you’re new to the remote lifestyle, you might be asking how to focus when working from home. CoVid 19 has millions of people eschewing the office for remote work. For some, this comes naturally. For others, especially those of us with anxiety, it may seem like a mountain to climb. The good news is …

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