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What is Emotional Energy?

June 19th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

While most people think of energy in physical terms there is actually a level of emotional energy that we all have. Many people may not even realize they are emotionally drained because they have allowed their emotions to go unrecognized and unresolved. Wasting emotional energy can leave you feeling exhausted and mentally tired in ways …

Filed Under: Emotional Abuse

What is Hypomania?

June 12th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

People that suffer from bipolar disorder tend to experience extreme mood swings that range from depression to mania. There are different types of mania that can occur with bipolar disorder and some individuals may have a lesser form of mania known as hypomania. Other disorders can also include periods or symptoms of hypomania such as …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

Necessary Boundaries for a Healthy Counseling Relationship

May 20th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

Boundaries in a counseling relationship are not boundaries you can see, like a white stripe on the highway telling you not to cross over that line to avoid danger. They are invisible boundaries but can be just a dangerous if crossed. To most people, having healthy boundaries in a counseling relationship comes naturally. It makes …

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What is Progressive Abstinence

May 17th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

When you have an addiction to alcohol or drugs the idea of giving them up completely can be frightening. People often develop substance habits as a type of coping mechanism that helps them deal with the stress of life, their own past trauma or mental illness symptoms that they haven’t addressed. Quitting a substance often …

Filed Under: Pychotherapy, Therapy

Mental Health Struggle in LGBTQIA

May 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

Being a member of the LGBT community can be challenging and it is unfortunately very common for people in this category to suffer from mental illness. In spite of the growing awareness and acceptance for different forms of sexuality and gender identity, people in the community are still faced with discrimination and as a result …

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How to Treat the 5 Most Common Mental Health Disorders

May 13th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

  What are the most common mental health disorders? The five most common mental health disorders include depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse and attention deficit disorder ADD/ADHD. Millions of people suffer from these disorders in the United States and around the world. Unfortunately, many people who suffer from one or more of these disorders often …

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Narcissistic Disorder

May 12th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

Mental illnesses can encompass many different issues beyond the more common disorders like depression and anxiety. Personality disorders are a lesser known conditions that can be some of the most debilitating and difficult to overcome. Conditions like narcissistic personality disorder are complex and are not always easy to diagnose even for experienced mental health professionals. …

Filed Under: Personality Disorders

Zoophobia, Nosophobia, and Trypanophobia

May 10th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

There are many different categories of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders that can encompass a number of irrational fears. People with more general types of anxiety might feel afraid of a variety of situations but those that suffer from phobias have very specific fears. Phobias, although limited to very narrow issues can actually be just as, …

Filed Under: Phobia

7 Signs of Adult ADHD and How to Manage It

May 6th, 2018 - 1 Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.ADHD may be one of the most “common neurodevelopmental disorders” diagnosed in children, but it can last until adulthood. Some people may have the disorder for a couple of years and others have always had it. While symptoms of the disorder can affect professional, personal, and social aspects of daily life, …

Filed Under: Mental Health

Exercise is Sobriety’s Best Friend

April 23rd, 2018 - Leave a Comment
What is Emotional Energy?

People who are involved in addiction recovery need to focus on a number of different aspects of their health in order to feel stable in their sobriety. Even though mental health is an important focus in addiction treatment, physical health can be equally as crucial to a person’s ability to recover. Exercise can be a …

Filed Under: Movement and Exercise for Wellness