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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 Your Attachment Style Damaging Your Love Life?

What’s Important to Know About Attachment Styles? “How do you overcome an insecure attachment style?” “Does your attachment style impact your sex life?” “Is it possible to have a committed relationship with an avoidant attachment style?” These are a few of the stories sweeping the web. So, what is an attachment style? And, does your …

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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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Is COVID-19 Causing Collective Stress?

How did COVID impact your life? As we’ve begun to explore the world again (or even the grocery store) without a mask, how is your mental health? There’s a lot of talk right now about collective stress and collective trauma. It’s important, however, to understand the difference between trauma and stress before we diagnose the …

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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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How Are We Handling Our Collective Grief in 2021?

Over 625,000 people died due to COVID-19 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Even if you didn’t lose a loved one, there’s collective grief we’ve all experienced because of the devastating and mind-boggling loss of life. The loss of life, however, doesn’t begin to factor in other …

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Building Confidence in Addiction and Mental Health Treatment

Treatment Helps Inspire Recovery  Living with a substance use or a mental health disorder often undermines confidence. Addiction or mental health challenges can seem to define you entirely. After all, it seems to touch every area of your life, and you may feel the effects of stigmatization from other people.  Perhaps that stigma has made …

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