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How to Deepen Communication After Kids

By |2022-09-21T21:51:34+02:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships|

Journey to Parenthood We all know that pregnancy isn’t easy, but what about the next steps after the child arrives?  After childbirth, you may notice that in addition to juggling your parental responsibilities, you also need to communicate differently with those around regarding your and your child’s needs. In today’s blog article, we are [...]

Unpacking Mom Rage and Tips for Coping

By |2022-09-21T21:16:28+02:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting|

What is mom rage? Picture yourself, exhausted from sleepless nights because your newborn is keeping you up, trying to soothe your baby whilst your toddler repeatedly asks you to play a game with them and also trying to prepare lunch. If you’re familiar with this situation then you may well have felt anger building [...]

Tips to Support Seasonal Mood Changes

By |2022-09-19T15:50:31+02:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Wellness|

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), more informally referred to as Seasonal Depression or Winter Blues, involves depression related to seasonal changes. SAD begins and ends around the same time each year. Most typically SAD symptoms begin in the fall and resolve in the springtime. Occasionally SAD may cause depression [...]

Resources and Tips for Suicide Awareness

By |2022-09-09T23:42:54+02:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is suicide? Suicide refers to the act of someone taking their own life. Worldwide, roughly one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. For every suicide there are many more attempted suicides. People experiencing suicidal thoughts can often feel alone and overwhelmed with them but many people think about suicide at some point. [...]

Mental Health Resources to Support LGBTQ+

By |2022-09-03T03:24:37+02:00September 3rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Relationships|

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community Individuals in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQ+) community experience overwhelmingly high rates of mental health problems. It is often found that mental health challenges in this community are largely due to discrimination, bias, and stigma related to their orientationWritten by Human Rights Campaign [...]

Signs of Emotional Eating + What to Do

By |2022-09-01T16:22:38+02:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Weight Loss|

What is emotional eating? Have you ever found yourself reaching for some biscuits when you’re stressed at work? Or snacking on ice cream after a break up? Maybe you reward yourself for finishing a project with some cake? Or mindlessly munch on crisps when you’re bored? If you answer yes to any of these [...]

Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

By |2022-09-02T13:10:16+02:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Have you ever experienced emotions combined with physical symptoms?  You may be experiencing what is known as mind-body connection!  In this article, we are going to explore what exactly mind-body connection is, ways to get in tune with our mind-body connection, and strategies to improve the connection! What is the Mind Body Connection? Mind-body [...]

How to Support a Loved One Suffering from an Eating Disorder

By |2022-09-02T13:13:58+02:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Treatment|

What is an Eating Disorder? Eating disorders are classified as mental illnesses, which can be complex and potentially life-threatening depending on the severity. These disorders are marked by certain thoughts and attitudes regarding good, eating, body image, as well as behavioral changes. They can be found in anyone, regardless of age, weight, shape, gender, [...]

What is Health (Illness) Anxiety, How to Support Loved Ones, & How to Cope with Symptoms

By |2022-08-08T23:55:39+02:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic attack, Phobia|

What is Illness Anxiety Disorder? Illness anxiety disorder, previously referred to as hypochondria or health anxiety, involves excessive worry that you are or will become seriously ill. This can involve having no physical symptoms, or believing normal sensations of the body, or even minor symptoms, are signs of serious illness. This can be present [...]

The Psychology Behind Affirmations

By |2022-09-02T13:19:38+02:00August 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|

Have you ever heard of or tried the practice of affirmations?  Affirmations, or to affirm oneself through positive statements, is becoming an increasingly popular action in people’s self-care routines.  In addition, affirmations can help counter negative emotional experiences, such as self-doubt and anxiety. But why are affirmations so popular?  For some, on a surface [...]

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