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Holistic Treatment of the Day – Acupressure

Many people in holistic circles are familiar with what is typically known as “acupuncture,” or the insertion and manipulation of needles in the body to relieve pain and help with an array of other mental and physical ailments. More recently, a practice known as “acupressure” has been gaining momentum in the holistic world. This is …

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How Does Social Media Affect Mental Health?

Social Media Affects Our Mental Health This isn’t news to most people. Most of us have experienced how social media affects our mental health through photos of happy families who never seem to bicker—ever. We’ve likely seen air-brushed, filtered photos of celebrities claiming to look “natural.” And, few of us have avoided cyberbullying, even if …

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How Does the Past Play a Role in Your Mental Healing?

Mental healing requires that we stay in the present but confront the past honestly. For those of us healing from a mental health disorder or past trauma, finding a balance between the past and present is challenging. We can only heal when the pain from the past comes into the light. At the same time, …

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Is Trauma Hindering Your Relationships?

You don’t have to be a mental health professional to know trust issues, anxiety, insecurity, shame and disassociation are bad for relationships. If these same patterns of behavior, however, are common for an individual dealing with a past traumatic event or series of events, how does someone navigate trauma recovery and relationships? In some surprisingly …

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What’s a Mental Breakdown? Stress in Our Modern World

“I’m on the brink of a mental breakdown.” Do mental or nervous breakdowns really exist? More importantly, if these breakdowns happen, how do you recover? And, how did these terms become so commonplace in our vernacular? Finally, if breakdowns are real, then how do you know when you reach the breaking point? Are there clues …

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Men’s Mental Health: Getting Honest with Emotions

We’d all like to think that stigmas around men’s mental health and emotions are shifting for the better. Continually, however, we are reminded how much further we have to go. In a letter to the editor published in Ohio in July 2021, a 12-year-old girl called out an announcer at a July 4th parade for …

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Can Childhood Trauma Lead to Codependency and PTSD?

Codependency and PTSD have a sordid relationship, usually trailing back to childhood trauma. There are plenty of stereotypes when it comes to childhood trauma. When you hear a child suffered trauma, what comes to mind? Terrible unsanitary conditions and horrific physical abuse? The truth is, sometimes trauma is the result of a family unable to …

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Managing Anxiety in the Workplace

Anxiety in the workplace can interfere with your career advancement, financial security and self-esteem. How can someone with an anxiety disorder navigate the work world and self-care?  Financial, professional and personal fulfillment is still an achievable goal for everyone. An anxiety disorder can coexist with all three. However, it would help to get crystal clear …

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Changing the Way We Talk About Bipolar Disorder

Changing the Way We Talk About Bipolar Disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder  Often misunderstood, bipolar disorder can carry a stigma like many other mental health disorders. People who do not understand bipolar disorder can make negative assumptions about it, and these misconceptions can do real damage. They undermine self-esteem. They can discourage someone from coming to terms with their mental health and asking for …

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Stigmas in Mental Health Care

Breaking Stigmas in Mental Health Treatment: Say What You Mean

In terms of breaking stigmas in mental health care and how we think about mental health, does what we say matter? Do we actually perpetuate stigmas by participating in conversations where the misinformed or stigmatized language is used? Imagine Joe, who has privately managed bipolar disorder for the past 12 years, having a conversation with …

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