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4 Ways Your Environment Affects Your Recovery from Mental Illness

January 23rd, 2024 - Read more

Recovery from mental illness is never a one-size-fits-all process. This is true even for people who share a therapist or attend the same inpatient clinic. One of the big issues that needs to be addressed is that of the person’s environment outside of the therapeutic setting. No matter how good the treatment may be, context …

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The Integral Role of Mental Health in Addiction Recovery

July 28th, 2023 - Read more

In any discussion about addiction, it’s vital to recognize the complexity of this issue—it is neither simply a matter of willpower nor a purely physical condition. Instead, addiction is a multifaceted problem, closely interwoven with an individual’s biology, psychology, and sociological context. At the center of this intricate web lies mental health, a crucial aspect …

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A Deeper Dive into Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: 10 Essential Facts

March 20th, 2023 - Read more

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. To promote greater empathy and understanding for those who are affected, we will explore 10 essential facts about OCD. This detailed, empathetic, and informative article aims to break down the barriers of stigma and provide a comprehensive look at this complex …

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Social Media Platforms that Can Lead to Mental Health Issues

October 13th, 2022 - Read more

It is no secret that social media is bad for mental health. This is something that most people knew intuitively long before we had research to prove it. In many cases, you feel the negative impacts every time you open the website or app. Unfortunately, we cannot just give up using social media. It has …

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3 Reasons People Neglect Their Hobbies (And How to Counter Them)

March 27th, 2022 - Read more

Do you have a hobby you have always wanted to pursue? If so, why haven’t you done so? The answer may not be as simple as a lack of time or resources. Many people neglect their hobbies even though they know pursuing them will bring pleasure and meaning. There are many internal narratives that may …

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Are Trigger Warnings Really Necessary For Mental Health?

October 26th, 2021 - Read more

Many people have an adverse reaction to the phrase “trigger warning.” They see it as a kind of coddling as if it is proof that people are getting too sensitive. After all, do you really need to warn people before you speak about sensitive topics? Doesn’t that place another barrier in the way of open …

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3 Mental Health Lessons Learned From The Pandemic

August 25th, 2021 - Read more

The pandemic is not over. Far from it. Some countries are still struggling to attain and distribute vaccines. In the US, vaccine hesitancy has led to a new wave of full ICUs in certain regions. However, we are approaching the tailend of the pandemic, and we can look back with some hindsight at the events …

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The Mental Health Reasons You Need Social Media Vacations

June 21st, 2021 - Read more

Since social media came along and took over the world, there have been countless books, apps, and initiatives to help people switch off. Social media has been shown to be detrimental to mental health and self image. It is no secret that social media is an unhealthy obsession. However, it is becoming ever harder to …

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Can You Trust Your Memories? The Truth About False Memory Syndrome

March 16th, 2021 - Read more

If false memory syndrome sounds familiar to you, chances are you heard it mentioned in the media at some point. There are various occurrences strongly associated with false memories, some insignificant and others very important. This leads us to question just how trustworthy memories are. Where were you when the planes hit the Twin Towers …

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Mental Health Checklist For 2021

January 5th, 2021 - Read more

2020 has been an incredibly difficult year. COVID-19 has caused illness and loss of lives, triggered an economic recession, led to the loss of millions of jobs, and left us all reeling. We are all hoping for so much more in 2021. Of course, we need to be realistic. The calendar is only a means …

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