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Lower Stress With A Healthy Lifestyle

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There are numerous steps to learning how to control your stress. Adopting healthy behaviours that are intended to reduce your stress levels is one of them. Your diet, exercise routine, and sleeping patterns can all have a big impact on how well you manage stress.  Living a low-stress lifestyle might benefit your health in numerous ways. It can improve your …

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What Does a Career in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Look Like?

Mental health counseling is a lucrative and rewarding career path that allows professionals to make a big difference in other people’s lives. It’s also very difficult work. The path to being certified takes many years to complete, while the job itself can be emotionally challenging. In this article, we take a look at what counselors do, how to become one, …

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Free Online Therapy Services

Adults with mental health issues often experience stigma, which can prevent them from seeking treatment. As a result, many adults and children with mental health conditions are unable to get the help that they need. Thankfully, there are several free mental health therapy services online, which can allow patients to access therapy and counseling from the privacy of their own …

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What really happens between therapist and patient

Janet Malcolm once wrote that psychoanalysis requires the analyst and the patient to wrestle with an arrangement whose “radical unlikeness to any other human relationship” is dizzying for both parties involved. They consent to meet alone at the same time and place every week. Their mostly one-sided and confidential conversation is often staged with painstakingly positioned props: the couch, where the …

5 Tips to Help a Shy Child With Healthy Socialization

There’s nothing wrong with being a shy, quiet child. However, failure to develop social skills could haunt your little one for life, causing them problems forming friendships and intimate relationships and damaging some career prospects.  Caring parents don’t want to change their children, merely support their development to acquire the skills necessary to thrive as adults. Here are five tips …

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How To Choose a Mental Health Professional

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. In fact, research shows that people who are anxious or depressed can’t even fall physically ill more often. If you’ve been struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health ailments, it’s important to seek the help of a therapist or a psychiatrist. The key is to find the right …

4 Tips for Accessing Mental Health Resources From a Rural Area

Living in a rural area, even going off-the-grid, has many advantages, not the least of which is affordable real estate. However, you sacrifice many modern conveniences for the privilege of fresh air, sunshine and a little room to roam.  One of them shouldn’t be access to quality mental health resources, but distance often serves as a barrier to treatment. Fortunately, …

3 Signs You Should Look For An Addiction Treatment Center

Dealing with large amounts of stress is something the average adult is quite familiar with. Learning how to deal with this stress in a healthy way is important. There are millions of American adults that turn to drugs and alcohol to make dealing with the troubles in their lives easier. In some cases, a person will find that they are …

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Things Your Family can do to Support Your Mental Health Journey

While you struggle to maintain your mental health, it can be difficult for loved ones to know how to support you. However, there are many ways that your family can help you with this journey to manage the highs and lows of living with mental illness together. By checking in on how you are feeling, offering you support, and staying …

7 Alternative Forms of Therapy Gaining Popularity

Therapy is hard work. It challenges you to be the best version of yourself, whether you undergo mental or physical therapy. Therapy can be more than sitting in an office with a professional. You can find different forms of therapy in various areas of your life to treat any kind of ailment. Try these alternative forms of therapy alongside your …