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How to feel better when anxiety rules your life

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder Everyone worries but some people struggle with an excessive amount of anxiety and worry and report the following symptoms; Chronic worries running through their mind – no matter how hard you try not to worry or not think about things these thoughts keep popping into the mind against your will Worries about what we value – we …

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How Not Feeling Safe Can Have a Detrimental Effect On Your Mental Health.

The number of people suffering from poor mental health is on the rise all the time and as we get older, we tend to become a lot more suspicious of those around us and we tend to feel negative thoughts when we are not surrounded by friends and family. This is one of the downsides of getting older and so …

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Safe Spaces and Their Importance for Mental Health

Whether we realize it or not, we all have a safe space we will retreat to when living becomes a little bit too difficult. This may be our grandmother’s kitchen, the playground we used to love as children, our bathtub, or a friend’s couch.   And while any safe space is essentially a good space, creating one in our own …

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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, …

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Finding Dual Diagnosis Treatment – What to Look For in a Facility

If you are looking for dual diagnosis treatment, there are a few key things to look for in a facility. First, make sure that the facility offers family therapy. This is an essential part of dual diagnosis treatment, as it can help address the issues that led to the person’s addiction. Second, make sure that the facility offers individual therapy. …

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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No Longer Commuting? Invest Your Time in Self-Care Instead

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a study found that the average daily commute in the UK was 59 minutes. Many of us saw that reduced to a mere 30 seconds when the work from home order was put in place. Now that a lot of businesses have put hybrid and remote working in place, you might find yourself with no …

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The Urban Penguin Marks the Anniversary of Losing Lori

Marking the anniversary of losing their Graphic Designer Lori Peterborough, United Kingdom – On Friday 25th March 2022, The Urban Penguin wants to celebrate the life of Graphic Designer, Lori. The talented employee, friend, mother, and designer lost her battle to mental health one year ago and her colleagues at The Urban Penguin want to ensure that no one is forgotten or …

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Effects of Stress on Students

Many people wonder how students can be so anxious and stressed when they haven’t even lived half their lives. The truth is that students experience the most anxiety due to college burdens. Does it harm them? Yes, and we’ll look into these effects in great detail today. Muscle tension If we could live a stress-free life, it would be a …