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Navigating Grief and Finding Growth
14
Sep

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One to Suicide: Navigating Grief and Finding Growth

The profound impact of losing a loved one to suicide can leave survivors grappling with complex emotions and an enduring sense of loss. We want to shed light on the themes commonly experienced by those grieving a suicide loss, offering insight into the intricate nature of their grief. Whether you are personally navigating this challenging journey or seeking to support someone who is, our hope is to foster understanding and empowerment in coping with such a profound loss. Common Emotions Among Suicide Loss Survivors: The Unanswered “Why?” –...
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Suicide Prevention
06
Sep

Supporting Suicide Prevention: How You Can Make a Difference

September 10, 2023, marks World Suicide Prevention Day, kicking off National Suicide Prevention Week from September 10 through September 16, 2023. Addressing suicide prevention can feel like an overwhelming challenge at first. The complexity of the issue, the emotions it evokes, and the societal stigma surrounding it can leave us unsure of how to help. But fear not, for there are meaningful ways in which each of us can play a part in preventing suicide. While this list is not exhaustive, here are some suggestions to get you...
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back to school stress
10
Aug

Navigating Back-to-School Stress

Ensuring a Smooth Start to the School Year The back-to-school season brings a mix of emotions for both parents and children. It’s a time of transition, with new routines and challenges ahead. While back-to-school stress is common, there are ways to combat it and ensure a positive start to the school year. By planning ahead, checking in with yourself, the school, and your child, and incorporating coping strategies, you can ease the transition and make it a fabulous school year for your family. Checking in with yourself: Start...
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stress free student
03
Aug

Start the School Year Strong

Preventing Academic Burnout with Effective Stress Management A groundbreaking research study published in Frontiers in Psychology suggests that technology holds significant potential in assisting students with stress management in academic settings. The study emphasizes the importance of avoiding overload and practicing patience when dealing with stress. The researchers discovered that digital mental health platforms are particularly beneficial for students. These platforms offer stress management resources, including mindfulness exercises, breathing techniques, guidance on managing academic expectations, and links to mental support services. Platforms facilitate the creation of communities where...
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gen z social media
13
Jul

Strategies for Teenagers to Safeguard Their Mental Health on Social Media

The pervasive influence of social media on the lives of Generation Z is undeniable, with up to 95 percent of young individuals aged 13 to 17 using various platforms. Surprisingly, even children as young as 8 to 12 years old make up a staggering 40 percent of social media users, despite the age restrictions in place. Concerns about the detrimental impact of social media on mental health, particularly among teenagers and young children, have escalated to alarming levels. In response, the advisory on social media and youth mental...
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low self worth
05
Jul

Indicators of Low Self-Worth in High Achievers

Recognizing the internal struggle they often face, many high achievers fail to acknowledge their own battle with low self-worth. Understanding oneself involves two crucial elements within the self-concept. First, it involves assessing your perceived competencies, which refers to how you perceive your skills in various areas. Second, it encompasses intrinsic self-worth, which is the belief in your inherent value as a human being, independent of your skills or achievements. Unfortunately, many high achievers tend to focus solely on their competencies while neglecting their sense of intrinsic self-worth, viewing...
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Yoga and mental health
12
Jun

Fitting Yoga Into Your Mental Wellness Practice

Yoga is a practice that has been around for thousands of years, and it’s becoming increasingly popular as a way to improve both physical and mental health. While many people associate yoga with improving flexibility and strength, it can also have significant benefits for mental health. In honor of International Day of Yoga on June 21, let’s explore the ways that yoga can benefit mental health, how to incorporate it into a busy schedule, and the different types of yoga available. Benefits of Yoga for Mental Health There...
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PTSD
06
Jun

Navigating Helping a Loved One with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. This can include situations such as combat, sexual assault, natural disasters, accidents, or any other event that is life-threatening or causes feelings of intense fear or helplessness. June is National PTSD Awareness Month, and it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD and how you can help someone who may be struggling. Symptoms of PTSD The symptoms of PTSD can vary widely from person...
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Highs and Lows of Motherhood
15
May

Riding the Highs and Lows of Motherhood

Each May, we recognize National Maternal Depression Awareness Month and Women’s Health Month. Entering motherhood is a life-changing experience. New moms may feel a range of emotions from joy, fear, and anxiety to anger, sadness, and guilt. These emotions may feel intense and may vary drastically. In this period, it can be challenging to manage emotions, especially with the added responsibilities of taking care of a newborn.  Although no book can prepare a new mom for the varied emotions that are inherently part of matrescence, certain coping strategies...
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Mental Health Awareness month marked on a May 2023 calendar. Men
01
May

How to Recognize Mental Health Month this May

Mental health is a vital aspect of our overall well-being, yet it is often stigmatized and not given the attention it deserves. This is where Mental Health Awareness Month comes into play. Observed in the month of May since 1949, it is an opportunity for organizations, groups, and individuals to raise awareness and educate the public about mental health conditions. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month and how you can get involved. Stigma, misinformation, and disinformation all create substantial barriers...
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autism awareness
11
Apr

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month, with World Autism Awareness Day occurring on April 2nd. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that affects an individual’s behavior and communication. Since autism is a developmental disorder, symptoms typically surface within the first few years of life. However, autism is a “spectrum disorder” because symptoms vary widely. Wherever an individual falls on the spectrum, autism awareness is needed to increase understanding of the disorder and acceptance – which is what National Autism Awareness month is all about. So, what...
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05
Apr

The Impact of Mental Health on Physical Well-being

While physical illnesses are readily acknowledged and addressed, mental health concerns often go overlooked or unaddressed. This is despite the undeniable connection between our mental and physical health. Mental health conditions, which can encompass disorders affecting behavior, mood, and thoughts, often share a common thread: stress. And stress doesn’t simply affect the mind, it can manifest physically as well. Stress can have a range of effects on the body, from activating the immune system to tightening muscles, impeding digestion, and impacting memory and attention. Long-term stress can contribute...
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cell phones and relationships
13
Mar

How Our Phones Impact Our Relationships

Our daily lives are increasingly dependent on our phones in today’s digital age. They provide us with information, entertainment, and communication at our fingertips while keeping us connected to the world around us. While phones can be useful and convenient tools, they can also negatively impact our relationships. The Negative Impacts of Phones on Relationships Disconnection The use of phones can lead to a sense of disconnection in relationships. Continually checking our phones can make us less present with those around us. Our loved ones may feel disconnected...
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Claudia Schwenzer
06
Mar

Journeying with Clients Who are Chronically Ill

Claudia Schwenzer, LLMSW: Chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke and heart disease challenge many families daily. According to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), six in ten adults in America have a chronic disease, and four in ten have two or more. Chances are each of us is currently touched by chronic disease in some way. This can impact more than just physical health, taking a real toll not only on an individual but also on their families. Claudia Schwenzer graduated...
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authentic relationships
01
Mar

Building Authentic Connections

Having low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression can be a result of loneliness, according to research. Lonely people may have difficulty forming meaningful connections with others and are more likely to develop mental health problems. According to some studies, loneliness can harm mental health just as much as poverty or physical illness. Furthermore, loneliness can lead to depression and anxiety by affecting how people cope with stress. We feel more connected to others when we establish authentic connections, which improves our self-esteem and mental health. Meaningful relationships are built...
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Passionate Couple
13
Feb

Keeping the Passion Alive with Your Partner

It takes effort to keep romance and excitement alive in even the best relationships. Otherwise, you may feel more like roommates than romantic partners. When that happens, sex and intimacy die down, the excitement fades, and people often feel that something is missing in their relationship, despite loving them. Having a comfortable relationship with your partner may be enjoyable for both of you. You don’t need to dress up for each other or change into anything other than what you are together. It is amazing how comfortable this...
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Toxic Relationships
06
Feb

Signs You Are In a Toxic Relationship

According to research, staying in an unhappy relationship can negatively impact your happiness, life satisfaction, self-esteem, and overall health. Unfortunately, too many people remain in unhealthy and even toxic relationships. It is possible that you are reading this post and feel so worn down that you aren’t even aware of whether your relationship is toxic. There are several signs described below that may help you identify whether you’re in such a relationship and what you can do to change for a more fulfilling life. Three Signs You Are...
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Morning Doldrums
30
Jan

Dealing with the Morning Doldrums

How do we help people motivate themselves on a cold dark winter morning? by Christine Lyon, LPC, BHTG co-owner and clinical manager This stage in winter can be particularly challenging for Michiganders. January and February are the most overcast months of the year, with skies historically covered with heavy gloomy clouds  63-66% of the time. While our days continue to lengthen, the night still falls early. Sunrise takes place after most alarms go off, making it very difficult to rise and shine! The BHTG therapist team meets together...
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journaling
17
Jan

3 Effective Ways to Positively Express Emotions

According to researchers at the University of Illinois, how you express your emotions can reduce or increase anxiety. According to their study, people who suppress or avoid expressing their feelings had more social anxiety and anxiety in general than people who focused on the positives in situations. Similar studies found that suppressing emotions increased stress and led to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. There are many people who have difficulty expressing their emotions positively. Many people believe they only have two options when they’re upset: sharing their feelings and...
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04
Jan

5 Keys to Improving Your Mental Health this Winter

We are deep into winter when the dreary, dark days seem to never end. Many people who experience symptoms of worry or sadness during this time have trouble understanding the root of their negative emotions. You may need to check-in on your mental hygiene practices when you cannot explain your feelings of dysphoria (feelings of general dissatisfaction with life), fatigue, and low mood. The concept of mental hygiene refers to the behaviors that keep us psychologically fit. Our mood and ability to manage daily stress can significantly improve...
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12
Dec

Nine Tips to Help with Holiday Stress

It’s a time for family and cheer, but keeping the house clean, cooking, and wrapping presents can be overwhelming. In a time meant for happiness, these factors can cause stress and depression. You can minimize holiday stress with some important, practical tips. You may even enjoy the holidays more than you thought. During the endless partying, cooking, shopping, and cleaning, follow these 9 steps for stress-free holidays: Plan ahead. There are always going to be some commitments on the same day between coworkers, friends, and family. Make sure...
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advocating for people with a disability
03
Dec

Advocating for People with Invisible Disabilities

Dec 3 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities On December 3, we recognize the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Yet, so many disabilities are those that are unseen – invisible. Disabilities that are invisible can be defined in many different ways, but in simple terms, they are physical, mental, or neurological conditions that limit movement, senses, or activities. The term covers a wide range of disabilities, impairments, and medical conditions. Among them are autism, dyslexia, mental health issues, seizures, chronic pain/fatigue, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and...
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10
Nov

How to Deal with Someone Who Always Needs to Be Right

The ability to deal with conflict in relationships is crucial for interpersonal health, and every relationship will experience conflict at some point. Many people have trouble dealing with conflict when they have to contend with someone who’s always right. Understanding how to handle these kinds of interactions can be a huge stress reliever for interpersonal relationships. 1. Don’t take it personally It’s inevitable to feel like you’re being attacked when talking to someone who’s always right and to wonder if they’re trying to push your buttons. Without intervention,...
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02
Nov

Healing Our Caregivers

Clinical burnout has become the catch-all phrase to describe clinician distress. A person who is burnt out is physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted. This term implies that healthcare workers and family caregivers lack resiliency. It puts the burden on them to do better and figure it out despite proving their inherent resilience in other areas of their lives and handling the grueling demands of healthcare and caregiving. In November, we observe National Family Caregivers month, which aims to recognize the sacrifices that caregivers make.  Healthcare workers swear an...
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anxiety and depression
10
Oct

Early Depression & Anxiety Treatment

What’s in Your Mental Health Toolkit? Anxiety and depression have been the subject of numerous papers, but few address prevention. CDC data shows that the number of adults with recent anxiety or depression symptoms increased in the U.S. from 36.4 to 41.5 percent between August 2020 and February 2021, with the largest increase among adults 18 to 29. The prevalence of major depression among women and men in the country by age 65 is also estimated at around one in three and one in five, respectively. What can...
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01
Oct

Feeling down? It may be lifestyle fatigue.

As a result of the pandemic, many people have developed sedentary lifestyles characterized by isolation, inactivity, and mindless scrolling through screens. It is common nowadays for people to complain about chronic fatigue, feeling as though they have barely enough energy to get through their day.  Why has fatigue become such a widespread problem? Pandemic Effects and Fatigue We spend way too much time at home on our phones, binge-watching TV, and mindlessly watching TikTok videos or YouTube videos. We’ve all been there.  Several factors contributed to the development...
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12
Sep

What You Need to Know About Substance Abuse & Mental Health

National Recovery Month One in twelve adults living in the United States suffer from a substance use disorder (SUD). Each September we recognize National Recovery Month. Uncontrolled substance use is a mental health disorder. Substance use begins with a voluntary decision. Due to changes in brain function, it becomes a compulsive pattern over time. Moderate to severe symptoms can occur, with addiction being the most severe.  Though the exact causes of SUD are unknown, it is characterized by distorted thinking and behavior patterns. Symptoms of SUD include personality...
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06
Sep

Actionable Ways to Cope with Suicidal Thoughts

National Suicide Prevention Week (9/4-10), World Suicide Prevention Day Sept 10 From September 4th through the 10th, people around the globe recognize National Suicide Prevention Week, ending with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th.  Even though suicidal thoughts are frightening, they are not uncommon. A large number of people have experienced suicidal thoughts at some point in their lives. Know that you are not alone, and that these feelings and thoughts can be overcome.   Please seek help immediately if you’re considering suicide. Dial 988 to reach the...
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09
Aug

Big Changes? Here’s How to Cope with Transitions

Throughout life, there is always going to be change. New relationships, college graduations, and moving are all common life transitions. Even positive changes can be difficult to navigate and cope with. Stress can cause problems if it’s not addressed, whether it’s the result of a thrilling event or an unfortunate accident. Life’s peaks and valleys can never be avoided, so learning to cope with them is a skill you should learn early in your life.   What is a Life Transition?   A life transition is essentially a change in...
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School Stress
02
Aug

Starting the School Year Off Mentally Strong

We are just a few weeks away from the start of a new school year. Many people experience stress and anxiety when they return to school. It is not uncommon for feelings of overwhelm to be exacerbated by a busy schedule and after-school activities. Before the school year begins, it’s important to check in with your mental health. Mental health issues can make academics extremely challenging if they aren’t addressed. It’s beneficial to check on your mental health whether you’re in high school, college, or have children in...
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Reasons You Struggle with Self-Care
14
Jul

Reasons You Struggle with Self-Care

International Self-Care Day is on July 24. Some people view self-care as a form of pampering themselves. If you’ve been wanting to start a self-care practice, you may default to the belief that self-care is something that can only happen once you’ve checked everything else off of your to-do list or when you can afford something expensive. And with that mindset, many put self-care on their ‘eventually’ list.  It can feel impossible to consistently practice self-care. Here are a few reasons why. 1. You’ve Got The Wrong Definition...
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Minority Mental Health Month
07
Jul

Recognizing Minority Mental Health Month and Ways to Improve Care

This July is Minority Mental Health Month and there may be some of you who are wondering: Doesn’t the distinction of minority mental health further divide and isolate minority communities? Is “diversity” no more than a buzzword since the term has become so overused? Wouldn’t a whole month devoted to minority mental health divert attention from the nationwide mental health crisis? Taking these questions into consideration, it’s important to keep in mind that mental illness doesn’t discriminate. Mental illness affects 1 in 5 adults regardless of their race,...
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Trauma
14
Jun

Finding Healing from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Psychological trauma is a reaction to a challenging or disturbing event. Usually, trauma occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. Trauma takes many forms, but if it interferes with a person’s day-to-day life, it can lead to mental health conditions. On June 27, 2022, we recognize Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day.   Symptoms of PTSD  After a traumatic event, such as a car accident or the loss of a loved one, a person may experience extreme anxiety and stress, leading to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Anyone who has been through a traumatic...
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Pride month
07
Jun

Things to Know About LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Challenges & Barriers

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) members don’t necessarily face a higher risk of mental health problems. LGBTQIA+ individuals can, however, suffer from mental health issues due to stigma and discrimination from family, friends, and society.   Being LGBTQIA+ is not a mental illness or disorder. Further, it is vital to be aware of common mental health issues that LGBTQIA+ people may face so you can spot any struggles in yourself or a loved one.  LQBTQIA+ Mental Health Facts  In psychology, mental health refers to psychological...
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Anxiety
16
May

Anxiety and Negative Thought Patterns

Clinically, negative thinking patterns are known as cognitive distortions. Negative thought patterns are an extreme and inaccurate way of thinking, such as:  He’s late coming home from work, he must’ve been in an accident. I failed that exam. I should just drop out of school I’m bad at interviews, so what’s the point in applying for the job Occasionally, we all think negatively and jump to conclusions. However, if we continuously think this way, it can lead to increased stress and anxiety, and worsen depression symptoms Cognitive Distortions...
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Smiling women wearing pink for breast cancer
01
May

Women’s Health Month: Empowering Women

May is Women’s Health Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. In this post, we will discuss women’s mental health and how we can support each other instead of comparing ourselves to others.    Everyone has faced many challenges over the last two years. However, for women, there are unique challenges that have exacerbated mental health issues, including navigating COVID, working from home, and certain expectations. Additionally, women experience anxiety and depression at higher rates than men. It is essential to talk openly about Women’s Mental Health and how women...
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doomscrolling
11
Apr

What is “Doomscrolling” and what can you do about it?

What is Doomscrolling? Doom-scrolling is an excessive amount of screen time dedicated to absorbing negative news. We’ve all been victims of it more than once just in the past two years. In addition to content, opinions and emotions also flood our shared internet community. With the number of high-profile events that have occurred since the start of 2020, it can be difficult to look away.  Why do we do it?? The main reason people doom scroll is to feel in control in a world that feels so out...
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Alzheimer's
01
Apr

How to Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

New research suggests that any amount of physical activity can protect your brain Moderate physical activity has been linked to better brain health in numerous studies. Research suggests that people who achieve at least moderate levels of fitness have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life than those who do not get much movement in their day.  A total of 649,605 U.S. veterans, average age 61, were followed for nine years in this study. The researchers accounted for other risk factors for Alzheimer’s, the most...
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bipolar-disorder
30
Mar

Manic vs Depressive: What’s the difference in Bipolar Disorder?

March 30 – World Bipolar Day World Bipolar Day is on March 30th. Psychological conditions such as bipolar disorder severely affect mood, thoughts, and behaviors. Bipolar disorder is different for each person, but there will always be emotional shifts involved. An emotional shift is characterized by periods of mania and/or depression. While some may experience mostly depressive states, others may experience mostly manic states. Bipolar disorder has several types, but in this article, we will focus on the symptoms of manic and depressive episodes.  Early treatment is critical...
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insomnia and sleep disorders
18
Mar

Treating Insomnia with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

March 18: World Sleep Day Sleeping disorders, such as insomnia, can be challenging. When you can’t sleep well at night, it can make the rest of the day difficult. This cycle can negatively affect your relationships, mental health, and physical health.   Good news: insomnia does not have to be a permanent problem. Sleeping well and improving your well-being is possible with cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I). March 18th is World Sleep Day, so we want to recognize the role that therapy can play for individuals who suffer...
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self-harm-and-suicide-wide
01
Mar

5 Things You Need To Know About Those Who Self-Harm

Self-Harm Awareness Month. Despite the complexity of self-harm, misconceptions and stereotyping make it even more difficult for people to understand Young people suffering from depression and anxiety are more likely to self-harm, but self-harm can occur to anyone of any age. Self-harm, or self-injury, involves intentionally hurting one’s body; activities such as cutting and burning are considered self-harm. It is the result of emotional pain, trauma, anger, and frustration. People may not take the issue seriously because of its complexity. Before reading further, know that this content can...
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Eating Disorders
21
Feb

Seven Ways To Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder

Feb 21-27 – National Eating Disorders Awareness Week  Nearly 30 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder, and 95% of those individuals are between the ages 12 and 25. Affecting every gender, race, and ethnic group, eating disorders have the highest risk of death of any mental illness. From February 21-27, we recognize National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. If you have a loved one who suffers from an eating disorder, these are seven ways that you can support them.  Take it seriously. Don’t just shrug it off. So...
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School Counseling
07
Feb

School Counselors Play an Important Role in Our Schools

Feb 7-11 National School Counseling Week  From February 7-11, we recognize National School Counseling Week. Students, teachers, parents, and school administrators can benefit from the services that school counselors provide. Due to a variety of factors, school counselors’ roles are ever-changing. Here is an overview of school counseling and the role counselors play. Promote student advocacy Every counselor’s decisions and actions are based on what the students’ needs are and what will benefit them the most. A key purpose of school counseling is to assist students with their...
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Childrens Mental Health
01
Feb

Children’s Mental Health in the Wake of the Pandemic

Children of all ages are dealing with a pandemic that is closing in on its second year and, undoubtedly, the coronavirus has an adverse effect on children’s mental well-being as well. To help parents and children cope with the pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics has published guidelines for caring for children’s emotional needs. Experts report that 1 in 4 children experience some form of depression and 1 in 5 experience anxiety or stress. Pediatricians are also expected to be aware of these guidelines, as they are a...
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new year, new you
17
Jan

New Year, Old You — But On the Way to Mental Wellness

Another year has passed. It’s that time of year when people make New Year’s resolutions. What about adding some mental health resolutions to your list? It doesn’t matter if you set New Years’ resolutions or not, setting these goals should make you feel more mentally prepared and better able to handle whatever lies ahead. Set Boundaries It’s important to establish boundaries for yourself and others. According to Anne Katherine, author of Boundaries: Where you end and I begin, “Boundaries bring order to our lives… Boundaries empower us to...
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organization workplace
11
Jan

Mental Health Benefits of an Organized Workspace

You may not realize it, but the state of your workspace has a profound effect on your stress level. In an untidy workplace, there is a constant and avoidable source of stress. In addition to affecting your mental health, this effect will have a negative impact on your work. It’s a good idea to clean and organize your workspace regularly. In recognition of Clean Off Your Desk Day on January 11, we have listed the five significant mental health benefits you can get from an organized and clean...
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2022 New Years Resolutions
03
Jan

3 Easy New Year’s Resolutions to Increase Happiness

Science-based, actionable resolutions for 2022 Ignore the cliched New Year’s Resolutions such as weight loss and “be nicer.” If you’re looking to lose a few pounds, go for it, however here are ten actionable New Year’s resolutions that focus on creating a happier and more fulfilling life, along with the science behind each one. Writing Letters to Your Loved Ones In today’s fast-paced world of instant messaging, emails, and phone calls, good old-fashioned snail mail has lost its charm. Time and effort are often the best ways to...
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family holiday season
20
Dec

Setting Family Boundaries During the Holidays

How to set those boundaries this holiday season Setting boundaries is a hard enough task as it is. But setting boundaries with family you’ve known for years can be a tough situation to navigate. We want to provide you with tips to guide you through the holiday season without allowing others to overstep boundaries that are comfortable to you.  Define Your Boundaries The first step to asserting your boundaries is to map out exactly what you want your boundaries to be and why they are important to you....
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holiday stress
10
Dec

Dealing with Holiday Stress

The most wonderful time of the year is not always so wonderful! The holiday season can be the best time of the year. Spending time with family, time away from work, and good food is the recipe for a wonderful holiday. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for many of us. The holiday season also tends to bring on extra stressors. Financial stress, extra work load, and not being able to see family can be incredibly challenging. While we can’t take the stress away, we’ve compiled a...
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journaling
02
Dec

Create a Journaling Practice for Improved Mental Health

Journals are where we go to explore our thoughts and feelings, to release and hone our creativity. Journals are often our most reliable therapist, audience and guide. Journaling has many known benefits:  Create focus in your life Develop empathy and self-awareness Release repressed or blocked emotions Make your inner world and your outer world more connected Promote mindfulness and letting go of the past Remind yourself of lessons learned and boost your memory Improve your communication skills Be a lot of fun — and a nice thing to...
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