How to Start Journaling for Mental Health

How to Start Journaling for Mental Health

Writing down your thoughts and feelings can have a profound impact on your mental health. Here’s how to start journaling for mental health. Journaling takes on many different forms and is used for much bigger purposes, like improving mental health. Journaling today doesn’t necessarily mean writing on blank paper with pen or pencil.  In this…

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Exercise and Mental Health: The Key to Self-care

Exercise and Mental Health

As humans, we practice self-care every day. Unfortunately for some, self-care has been unhealthy. It includes working long hours at unfulfilling jobs, eating fast food and junk because it’s easy, skipping exercise. After all, you’re mentally and physically exhausted, you haven’t had a good night’s sleep in years, and you rarely do anything fun. You…

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How to Celebrate Mental Wellness Month in the Workplace

mental wellness month

Have you heard of mental wellness month? Whether you are working from home or are back in the office, your workplace environment affects the mental health of your employees. Mental Health America’s Mind the Workplace 2021 survey found nine out of ten employees feel their workplace stress affects their mental health. Four out of five employees…

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How to Get to Know Yourself

how to get to know yourself

Do you feel like you are living in survival mode? Like you are reacting to what life throws your way rather than experiencing it on your terms? Do the emotions you portray externally not really match how you feel internally? Do you feel disconnected even though you are fully immersed in responsibilities? You are not…

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Technology Savvy vs. Technology Addicted

technology addiction

Do you stay online longer than intended? Is technology use causing problems for you at work, home, or socially? Have you tried to stop using technology but can’t? In this article, we’re exploring some of the most common signs of technology addicted individuals. The internet is both wonderful and dangerous at the same time. You…

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Help for Sex Addiction: Signs, Causes, and Treatment

Help for Sex Addiction

There is very little statistical data on sex addiction. However, one study of 2,000 American men and women found more than 8% reported having compulsive sexual behavior disorder (CSBD). But when does sex become an addiction? Other reports claim the prevalence is between 3% and 6% of the population.  Sex addiction has many names, including compulsive sexual…

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Healing Trauma Through Yoga

healing trauma through yoga

Trauma is an event that causes psychological impairment. It is an emotional response to a distressing event. For example, if someone you love unexpectedly passes away, it can cause shock, sadness, and anxiety. Or if you were robbed at gunpoint, you may experience panic attacks, insomnia, and flashbacks.  According to the National Council on Behavioral…

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How to Help Someone with Severe Depression

how to help someone with severe depression

Depression is a serious mental illness that can be debilitating for the individual suffering from it. It causes feelings of sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, anxiety, or anger. Depression also impacts someone’s ability to sleep or concentrate which can lead to other physical health problems like chronic pain or fatigue. It is not easy to live with…

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How to Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays

mental health during the holidays

While the holidays are a time for family, friends, and fun, they can also be a time of stress and anxiety. There’s shopping to do, parties to attend, food to cook. And then there’s the pressure from society that you should have everything just right: your house should be decorated beautifully; your table should be…

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How to Recover from Emotional Trauma

how to recover from emotional trauma

Emotional trauma is a serious issue that many people struggle with. If you are suffering from emotional trauma, it can be hard to know where to start on the path towards healing. This post will give some helpful tips for recovering from emotional trauma. Emotional trauma is extremely common, and so there is no shame…

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