When someone you love is struggling with a mental health disorder, it’s easy to feel powerless. No one wants to watch someone they love in pain or discomfort. Yet, mental health is complex. You may be an adept problem-solver in every other area of your life – but when it comes to your husband’s depression...Read More
Looking after your own mental health is one of the most important forms of self-care. Many of us pay great attention to diet, skincare, and physical fitness — but may fail to invest in our mental health. It’s not always immediately apparent if your mental health isn’t ideal. The truth is that it is far...Read More
Many people struggle with body dysmorphia, which the Cleveland Clinic defines as “a mental health condition that disrupts how you see and feel about your own body and appearance.” Unfortunately, this condition is a common symptom among people struggling with eating disorders, although it’s not technically considered in that category. It’s also a problem for...Read More
In an April 2023 interview with People magazine, filmmaker and actor Kevin Smith said that in early 2022, he “awoke in terror, convinced he was losing his mind.” He then checked into a treatment center for 30 days, going through intense therapy to process various childhood traumas. Smith isn’t the only celebrity to bravely open...Read More
Whenever we feel something other than joy and positivity all the time, this doesn’t mean we have a mental health problem. However, recognizing the signs of good mental health is important, as this provides a gauge for when and if more serious issues arise, such as anxiety, depression, and complicated grief. What Does Good Mental...Read More
This is a serious question, and the answer isn’t quite as simple as “yes” or “no.” However, the medical community is intrigued by the concept that with the right information and action, we might have the ability to lessen the impact of mental and emotional disorders and foster better health management for life. Are Disorders...Read More
People often say, “I just can’t do meditation!” because they believe if they can’t sit cross-legged on a poofy cushion for hours on end, “they’re not doing it right.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Whether you’re a long-time practitioner or someone eager to expand your options, there are many ways to improve your...Read More
For many people, pandemic effects are still lingering, and they have nothing to do with vaccines, social distancing, or masking. A spike of eating disorders occurred during the pandemic, and while there’s been a slight decrease in cases since, there are still more individuals affected now than before, creating a different kind of health crisis....Read More
In the iconic 1989 movie When Harry Met Sally, Sally reunites with acquaintance Harry in a bookstore when her friend Marie leans in and whispers, “Someone is staring at you in personal growth.” The popularity of self-help books skyrocketed in that decade, featuring authors such as Louise Hay, Stephen R. Covey, and Norman Vincent Peale....Read More
It’s easy to feel isolated and burned out when you’re trying to manage mental and emotional health conditions. What might help is knowing where to turn when you want to add to your motivation and having the confidence to trust people who understand and provide a bridge of connection. The Motivation to Stay Well The...Read More
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