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Types of Anxiety Disorders

At some point in our lives, most of us will experience anxiety. It’s actually a natural reaction to many stressors, such as starting a new job, taking final exams, and becoming a new parent.For many people, the anxiety will subside once the stressor goes away. But for others, anxiety becomes persistent and excessive, even without obvious stressors interfering with daily...[ read more ]

When is it Time to Ask for Help?

Depression is a complex mental health issue that varies widely between individuals. This is why it can be difficult for some people to recognize what may be a situational discomfort that may pass on its own and what may be more severe and require professional help.The Difference Between Mild and Serious Mental Health IssuesTo measure the seriousness of a mental...[ read more ]

Conflict Resolution Strategies for Couples

Conflict is natural, and every couple will experience it at some point in their relationship. The difference between a couple who can navigate this conflict and those who allow conflict to break their bond comes down to proven conflict resolution strategies.The following are highly effective strategies every couple can use to get to the other side of a conflict lovingly...[ read more ]

Nutritious Halloween-Themed Snacks

Halloween is right around the corner. And that means our angelic children will soon become little demons and monsters after consuming copious amounts of sugar.What if we could forgo all that sugar (and all of those unpleasant sugar crashes?) and instead feed our kids healthy snacks this year?The following snacks are fun, festive and best of all, healthy AND delicious!Cheese...[ read more ]

What is Trauma and What Causes it?

Most of us won’t get through life without our fair share of stress and heartache. But some people experience not just anxiety, sadness, or grief, but actual trauma. This can be from events like being involved in a bad car accident, rape, a natural disaster, or war.Experiencing such events is called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition where the mind...[ read more ]

Here’s How Social Isolation Affects Your Health

Many of us experienced social isolation during the recent pandemic. And none of us will deny that those days and weeks were very hard. But thankfully, the pandemic is over, and life for most of us has returned to normal.But for some people, social isolation doesn’t go away; it is a part of their “normal” existence.Common Causes of Social IsolationThere...[ read more ]

Can EMDR Therapy be Done Online?

When the pandemic hit, many people began to work with their therapists online. But many skeptics did not believe the benefits of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, also known as EMDR therapy, which is traditionally a hands-on therapy, could translate to online platforms. But as the pandemic unfolded and more and more therapists began using EMDR therapy online, it...[ read more ]

Mental Health Effects of Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is not as easy to spot as physical abuse, but oftentimes its effects can be just as traumatic. Emotional abuse can involve a wide range of tactics, including gaslighting, shaming, and manipulation. All these tactics are intended to leave the victim feeling confused, powerless, and hopeless.Typically, people suffer from long-term or short-term emotional abuse, and depending on the...[ read more ]

How to Practice Self-Compassion

From a young age, most of us are taught how to be kind, considerate, and compassionate toward others. But rarely are we told to show the same consideration to ourselves. This becomes even more true for individuals brought up in abusive or unloving homes.What is Self-Compassion?Self-compassion is taken from Buddhist psychology and refers to how we can relate to the...[ read more ]

Time to Take Care of Yourself During Stress

If you’re like most people, you deal with your own fair share of stress most days. And that doesn’t really seem fair at all! Especially when you consider that chronic stress can negatively impact our health, sending blood pressure soaring and causing our hearts to work harder.Whether it’s a bully for a boss, a horrific commute, mounting bills, or problems...[ read more ]