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Are You Finding it Impossible to Focus?

December 8th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
Are You Finding it Impossible to Focus?

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
Are You Finding it Impossible to Focus?

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

Too Scared to Sleep

October 18th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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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
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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

Eating Disorders Effect on Mental Health

September 13th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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People that struggle with issues of control about food are dealing with serious psychological issues. An eating disorder is considered a type of mental illness but people with problems such as anorexia or bulimia are often comorbid with other disorders like depression and anxiety. Mental health issues are at the core of an eating disorder …

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What Does Psychological Trauma Do to the Brain?

September 10th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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People that experience trauma not only suffer from mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, they may even have significant changes in their brain. Victims of trauma, particularly those who develop PTSD may have their brain “rewired” in a sense due to their exposure to trauma. Childhood trauma can even impact the developing brain …

Filed Under: Mental Health, PTSD, Pychotherapy

Personal Empowerment as a Prevention Strategy

August 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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When it comes to your health, taking matters into your own hands can sometimes be the best method for preventing issues such as substance abuse and physical or mental health problems. Personal empowerment means doing what you can to stay healthy and being more aware of what you need for self-care and prevention. Although there …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Mental Health Treatment

Racism and Depression

July 15th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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Mental health experts have studied the effects of racism on mental health and have shown evidence that racial discrimination can have a negative impact on a person’s psychological state. Several studies have shown a clear link between racism and depression as well as symptoms of many other issues including suicidal behavior. Racism can cause heightened …

Filed Under: Depression, Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, Stress

Can Trauma Affect One Sibling More Than Another?

July 9th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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A traumatic event can have a devastating effect on an entire family and the relationships that they have with one another. The death of a family member, a violent accident, or a life-threatening experience can all have a very painful effect on each member of the family. It is important to remember that every person …

Filed Under: Mental Health, PTSD, Therapy

What Yoga Does to the Mind

June 25th, 2018 - Leave a Comment
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Most people think of yoga as good exercise and a healthy activity for the body but accumulating evidence shows that it can also be great for your mind. Yoga promotes a feeling of relaxation and calm that has beneficial effects on every aspect of a person’s health. It is an activity that not only is …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Movement and Exercise for Wellness, Therapy