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5 Tips for Living With a Roommate with a Mental Illness

Living with a roommate always involves compromise. However, sharing a home with someone with a mental illness requires more empathy, flexibility and understanding.  Please don’t let that dissuade you, however. Many people with mental illnesses approach conflict more maturely than those who don’t have the benefit of a therapeutic team to coach them on appropriate strategies. They understand the necessity …

Why Millennials and Gen Z Suffer From So Many Mental Health Concerns

Millennials and Gen Z are struggling more than the generations before them. Many studies have shown that younger people are experiencing mental health issues like depression and anxiety. Unfortunately, the rates of mental health disorders keep rising. A Blue Cross Blue Shield report shows a 12% increase in depression in Millennials. This generation is also twice as likely to have …

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How CBD Can Help Reduce Your Anxiety Levels

The advantages of using CBD have been talked about for a while now. Top of the list of benefits is helping deal with anxiety levels. If you have never used CBD before, you need to figure out if it will work for your anxiety or not. CBD can help deal with anxiety in several ways. How CBD Works One of …

8 Tips to Help Adults With ADHD Create an Organized Home

You might think of ADHD as a childhood disorder unless you know and love someone with the condition. It knows no age limit, striking even those in adulthood. Fortunately, making lifestyle changes can ease the demands of daily life.  People with this condition thrive best when they have structure and routine. Here are eight tips to help adults with ADHD …

9 Important Tips for Parents of Children With Autism

Children with autism offer their parents and caregivers the unique opportunity to experience the world in new, sometimes eye-opening ways. However, raising children with this condition requires special skills.  Mother nature didn’t endow those who give birth to such youth with magical powers — you’ll have to learn as you go. Knowledge is power. Please keep these nine important tips …

6 Tips to Determine Whether Your Job Is Helping or Hurting Your Mental Health

There’s a reason why they call it work. It isn’t always fun. However, there is a difference between a job being tolerable and being downright miserable. At the end of the day, you deserve a career that’s challenging and fulfilling. It should help, not hurt, your mental health. Sadly, all too often, the workplace contributes to physical, psychological and emotional …

How to Be a Good Partner to Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can be debilitating — it can be challenging for the person who has it and the people who care about them. If your spouse or partner has bipolar disorder and you’re struggling to figure out how to help them, know that there are ways to better understand this mental health issue and become more supportive. Here are six …

Anxiety in children and adolescents could lead to young adult psychosis

Photo by Monstera from Pexels Children and adolescents who show persistent high levels of anxiety are more likely to become psychotic in their early 20s, according to a new study.But treating early anxiety by targeting stress hormones and non-resolving inflammation during childhood and teenage years could help to reduce the risk of young adults going on to develop psychosis. What is the link? Experts at …

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Self-Growth – 8 Tips to Enhance Personal Development

In today’s highly competitive environment, individuals need to learn and grow continuously. They must have clear personal goals and a plan to achieve those goals. The best way to ensure this is through personal development. Personal development is the conscious effort to explore new opportunities, access life goals, and upskill to achieve them. Moreover, it clarifies your unique vision, allowing …

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Benefits of Personal Projects for Your Mental Health

Just as we all have good days and bad days, we will experience fluctuations in our mental health. Understanding the signs and what you can do to counteract some of the worst symptoms is a key part of managing your mental health and improving your overall outlook.   There is no one-size-fits-all approach to mental health, but one of the …