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Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness – Counseling Today

Source: Challenging the inevitability of inherited mental illness – Counseling Today Mental health issues are prevalent in many families, making it natural for some individuals to wonder or worry about the inherited risks of developing mental health problems…people with a family history of…

Self-Help Book Recommendations – A TIME 2 TALK

WHAT IS A GOOD SELF-HELP BOOK IF I FEEL THAT I MAY NOT BE QUITE READY TO TRY THERAPY? SELF HELP BOOKS FOR PARENTS AND TEENS! Find self-help books that you can use at home and on your own! Source: Self-Help Book Recommendations…

The Link Between Binge Eating and Suicide | Psychology Today Canada

A recent study by Brown et al (2018) published in BMC Psychiatry suggests that people struggling with binge eating are at an increased risk of suicide, with those at higher weights having the highest risk. Source: The Link Between Binge Eating and Suicide | Psychology…

Beyond Growing Pains: Children and Mood Disorders | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Source: Beyond Growing Pains: Children and Mood Disorders | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness It’s easy to label troublesome behavior as “growing pains,” but we can’t brush off changes in behavior if they seem abnormal or excessive, especially if they happen frequently…

Hip-hop works to break down mental health stigma for black men – NBC News

MTV VMA 2017: Watch Logic’s Moving “1-800-273-8255” PerformanceAUGUST 28 2017   Tears streamed down the face of suicide survivors as they stood on the stage at the Video Music Awards as hip-hop artist Logic performed “1-800-273-8255,” a song titled after the National Suicide…

Three Easy Steps To Build Self Confidence

Three Easy Steps To Build Self Confidence One of the largest problems that people have today is not having a lot of self-confidence….Read More

10 Surprising Facts About Loneliness | Psychology Today

You may be surprised to know that loneliness is as dangerous a cigarette smoking, significantly increase risk of cardiovascular disease, and suppressed immune system.  Read on and follow the link for more information provided in this Psychology Today article by Guy Winch, Ph.D.…

Now and Zen: Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioral issues in kids: Study finds mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may be increasing their child’s risk for behavioural issues — ScienceDaily

University of Ottawa. “Now and Zen: Lower prenatal stress reduces risk of behavioral issues in kids: Study finds mothers who experience significant prenatal stress may be increasing their child’s risk for behavioural issues.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 16 August 2017. . Source: Now and Zen:…

Mental Health Month – Raising Mental Health Awareness

Since 1949, Mental Health America and our affiliates across the country have led the observance of May is Mental Health Month by reaching millions of people through the media, local events and screenings. We welcome other organizations to join us in spreading the…

Too many children are suffering in silence – it’s time to start speaking to them about mental health

Last week marked the final session of the joint inquiry into the role of education in children’s mental health. Among the issues discussed throughout the inquiry were mental health awareness, training for teachers and support for pupils.   I want to consider that…

People with mental health disorders at risk of stroke, study finds – Medical News Today

Stroke almost 3.5 times more likely in people with psychiatric disorders…New research connects mental illness with stroke, as those with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental disorders seem to have an increased risk of stroke. They found that people who…

Repealing The ACA Could Be A Nightmare For Mental Health Care | The Huffington Post

The ACA made measurable progress on mental health treatment Insurance makes treatment for mental health more easily accessible. And in the case of Obamacare, it seems to be working: The uninsured rate for people with a serious psychological health issue fell from 28.1…

How to avoid Facebook-induced depression – Medical News Today

research has suggested that using Facebook is linked to several mental health consequences, including depression, low self-esteem, and jealousy.Low moods and depressive symptoms appear to go hand-in-hand with Facebook use, but one of the triggering factors seems to be “social comparison.” Source: How…

Destination Relaxation

Relaxation should be an essential part of our everyday life, as it has so many physical and emotional benefits. We are not robots, nor are we built as such, so it is unrealistic to think that rest and relaxation is not a requirement.…

Aromatherapy for Mood Management

Aromatherapy for Mood Management Ever wonder why you feel more relaxed and calm while taking that bubble bath with all your scented bath oils and scented candled burning? Well the explanation as a result of multiple recent research studies and trials are in…

9 Steps for Reducing Stress this Holiday Season | World of Psychology

December is officially upon us. With the holiday season in full swing, we are more likely to encounter the unforeseen travel delays, frustratingly long lines, and triggering interpersonal interactions that tend to be commonplace this time of year. These situations can push our…

8 Tips to Avoid the Grips of Holiday Depression | Inc.com

No worries, a little mental preparation can calm those holidays blues. Source: 8 Tips to Avoid the Grips of Holiday Depression | Inc.com

Happiness is?

Happiness by definition is the state being happy; the state of well-being and contentment. What does happiness mean for you? Well in order to be happy, first you have to know what it is that makes you happy. A crucial part in determining…

Parenting with a Purpose

  The old saying goes, “Children don’t come with manuals.” True! However, as a parent it should be common knowledge that it is our responsibility to raise a decent human being, right? So let’s discuss what exactly raising a decent human being consist…

Time is priceless. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.

My time is my money. Time is not just priceless but invaluable simply because once we’ve lost it, we can never get it back. So to some, I may just seem impatient when I refuse to stand in the long lines at Wal-Mart;…

Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Upon reading this quote, Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own…

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | NAMI Ending the Silence

Learn about NAMI Ending the Silence, a program helping middle and high schoolers understand mental illness. Source: NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | NAMI Ending the Silence

Staying Encouraged: 8 Emotional and Physical Survival Skills

Staying Encouraged: 8 Emotional and Physical Survival Skills Sometimes life’s challenges can get us down. However, we have to learn how to persevere through it all. When it seems that we’ve done all that we can do, know that we haven’t. We have…

The Time is NOW!!!

The Time is NOW!!! The time is now and I would like to encourage everyone to work on themselves and grow this year. You aren’t getting any younger and time stands still for no man or woman! Love yourself, think positive, stay focused…

Overcoming Obstacles in Your Life

Overcoming Obstacles in Your Life As the saying goes when the going gets tough, the tough get going. No that doesn’t mean retreat, that means charge! Shift gears into action mode! Tough times won’t last forever but tough people do. We all experience…

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