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How your mind tortures you and what to do about it

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We all experience intrusive thoughts, but it’s not the intrusive thoughts themselves that cause you distress, rather it’s how you respond to those thoughts that allow them to influence you and have power over you. Thoughts aren’t facts – they aren’t ‘real’ Imagine yourself standing on a street and all around you, thoughts are floating lazily by. Some of the …

How Physical Injuries Impact Your Mental Health

A physical  injury can lead to major changes in the way you live your life. It takes time for the human body to heal and you will have to adjust the way you do things during that time. Even worse, some of them can result in life-long complications. This includes becoming chronic injuries that can easily get re-injured if you …

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3 Tips for Running a Successful Therapy Practice

Are you interested in starting your own private practice? Are you wondering how you could improve other people’s mental health? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Many factors contribute to a successful medical practice, but there are some that matter more than others. Read on to discover three useful tips that could give you a running start to …

How to Support Your LGBTQ+ Child’s Mental Health

We do our best to care for our children, ensuring that they are fed and clothed and have everything they need to thrive. Supporting their mental health is just as important as taking them to the doctor for a well-child checkup. How can you support your LGBTQ child’s mental health? Make Sure They Know They Are Loved Even if you …

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Understanding What It Takes to Become a Clinical Health Counselor in Ohio

If you’re a compassionate person who enjoys helping others, you’ve probably thought about becoming a counselor. Clinical health counselors are professionals who have the chance to make a profound and lasting impact on the lives of others — helping individuals overcome challenges and grow as people. One region that has begun to experience an increase in the need for clinical …

grief

5 Types of Losses to Grieve and Make Space For

Grief is the overwhelming sadness and pain and sometimes mourning which follows a loss. While losing someone or something you love is an inevitable aspect of life, it’s still among the most painful experiences you’ll ever endure. Undoubtedly, death hurts, whether a friend, spouse, colleague, parent, child, or pet. Thus, finding support or counseling is always recommendable. Losing a Spouse …

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 …

CBD

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 …