Mental Health Articles

Yoga For Mental Health

By |2023-08-31T14:25:47+02:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: Alternative Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Wellness|

What Is Yoga? June 21 is the International Day of Yoga. Yoga is a practice dating back thousands of years. It involves physical poses, deep breathing and concentration. The physical benefits of yoga include increased flexibility, muscle strength and energy levels. Yoga has even been shown to support recovery from cancer and other health [...]

PTSD Awareness Month

By |2023-08-31T14:25:56+02:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: Mental Health, PTSD, Treatment|

What Is PTSD? June is PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) awareness month. PTSD is a fairly recent diagnosis.  It's often misunderstood and misdiagnosed.  Therefore, it's important to raise awareness of it. PTSD is a condition that some people develop after experiencing, witnessing or learning about the occurrence of traumatic events. These events may have been [...]

Holistic Health Tips for Mind-Body Wellness

By |2023-08-31T14:26:31+02:00May 30th, 2023|Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

Holistic Health: The Mind-Body Connection When it comes to obtaining overall health and wellness, you cannot separate the mind and body. The two are intrinsically connected. When you’re not feeling well physically, it impacts you mentally and emotionally. Likewise, when your mental health is suffering, your physical health usually suffers as well. Living a [...]

Maternal Mood Disorders in the Postpartum Stage

By |2023-08-31T14:26:45+02:00May 29th, 2023|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Mental Health, Parenting, Pregnancy|

Maternal Mood Disorders Pregnancy is generally considered a period of emotional well-being for the woman and her family. However, for some women, pregnancy and the post-partum period are times of increased vulnerability to mental health disorders. Pregnancy and motherhood can lead to disturbed sleep, change in appetite, decreased energy, irritability, and worries. [...]

Three CBT Techniques For OCD

By |2023-08-31T14:28:44+02:00May 27th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health, OCD, Treatment|

What Is OCD? OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) is an anxiety disorder. It can affect anyone of any age and background. People with OCD tend to experience obsessions and compulsions. These obsessions and compulsions can be distressing, time-consuming and impact daily life. Obsessions refer to intrusive thoughts or images that frequently arise in the mind of [...]

Coping Skills for Borderline Personality Disorder

By |2023-08-31T14:29:15+02:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: BPD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

What is Borderline Personality Disorder? This May it’s Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month, but what is a borderline personality disorder or BPD? Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is the most commonly diagnosed personality disorder. Most people with BPD are diagnosed in late adolescence or early adulthood but it can be diagnosed earlier or later. BPD [...]

Self-Care Tips For New Moms

By |2023-08-31T14:29:24+02:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: Mental Health|

Becoming a new parent can be an amazing experience but it can also feel overwhelming. New parents can find they no longer have much time for themselves. They may also be struggling with postnatal depression (this goes for both mothers and fathers and if you feel low it’s important to speak with your doctor). [...]

Sexual Assault Awareness

By |2023-08-31T14:30:32+02:00May 8th, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Health, Mental Health, Sexuality, Trauma, Treatment|

What is Sexual Assault? Sexual assault or sexual violence refers to any sexual activity where one party was unable or unwilling to offer consent. Sexual assault is a major public health crisis in the United States. This type of event has a life-long impact on victims' health, opportunities, and well-being. Individuals of all genders, [...]

Navigating Infertility

By |2023-08-31T14:30:43+02:00May 4th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Pregnancy, Treatment|

The Pain of Infertility Are you ready to have a baby and finding the excitement is palpable?  I've experienced the expectancy to see that double line show up on the home pregnancy test and I know the disappointment that accompanies a negative result. Unfortunately, for many people, the excruciating pain of amassing negative results [...]

CBT for Adults with Autism

By |2023-08-31T14:31:34+02:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Adults, Autism, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

April is Autism Awareness Month In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, the Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC)/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) honors the contribution of people on the autism spectrum and the autism community to our nation and the world. OARC and NIMH recognize the need for supporting, understanding, accepting, including, and empowering people on the [...]

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