5 Telltale Signs of PTSD

2021-02-27T05:25:55+00:00

When most of us think of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, it’s usually about significant life events. For instance, the hurricane that your family experienced when you were a child. Or that car accident you had in your 20s. However, it’s possible to experience PTSD from other life events that [...]

5 Telltale Signs of PTSD2021-02-27T05:25:55+00:00

Understanding the Influence of Anxiety on Expectations

2021-02-13T20:32:16+00:00

Like many people, you might have high expectations for yourself. Perhaps you also take pride in that you hold yourself to high standards. But what happens when you don’t measure up to your own expectations? Do you take these setbacks in stride, or do they become major obstacles that cause [...]

Understanding the Influence of Anxiety on Expectations2021-02-13T20:32:16+00:00

Why Becoming an Ally Against Racism Starts at Home

2020-12-20T09:08:17+00:00

Parents are becoming more aware that they must teach their kids about racism. For many, however, this is a daunting task, fraught with anxiety. After all, teaching such an intense concept can be new territory. You want your child to grow up knowing what racism is and how to be [...]

Why Becoming an Ally Against Racism Starts at Home2020-12-20T09:08:17+00:00

3 Coping Strategies When Anxiety Flares at Night

2020-10-31T10:16:39+00:00

Today might not have been an easy day — but you got through it nonetheless. In the evening before bedtime, though, you begin to feel anxiety creeping in. The next thing you know, you’ve gone from having an okay day to a terrible evening, thanks to a panic attack. Why does [...]

3 Coping Strategies When Anxiety Flares at Night2020-10-31T10:16:39+00:00

Facing High-Tension Pandemic Moments? – Try These 3 Tips

2020-09-19T10:41:48+00:00

It would be completely understandable that you’ve had a few high-tension pandemic moments in these trying times. Maybe you had a stressful day of trying to juggle remote work and helping your child with school. Plus, spending all of your time with your family has created tension, having no relief [...]

Facing High-Tension Pandemic Moments? – Try These 3 Tips2020-09-19T10:41:48+00:00

The Psychology of Trauma: What Are the Effects of Trauma on the Brain?

2020-07-01T19:02:07+00:00

Trauma can impact you in a multitude of ways. It can cause phobias, mood swings, anxiety, sleep disturbances, and difficulty concentrating. It may also distort your self-image, interrupt emotional functioning, and increase sensitivity to threat perception. The effects of trauma are profound. It can even severely impact your relationships and [...]

The Psychology of Trauma: What Are the Effects of Trauma on the Brain?2020-07-01T19:02:07+00:00

How to Handle the Social Impact of Coronavirus

2020-07-01T19:18:16+00:00

We, as human beings, are social creatures. Even the most introverted person often has a few personal connections. However, for all of us, the coronavirus has turned how we interact with people upside down. Now we are more isolated from one another. These are unprecedented times, and the social impact of this [...]

How to Handle the Social Impact of Coronavirus2020-07-01T19:18:16+00:00

Is the Fear of Other People’s Reactions Holding You Back?

2020-07-01T19:15:49+00:00

Being conscious of how other people respond to you is a useful skill. A good example is when you say something, and people react differently from what you expected. Their response is helpful in that it allows you to make changes in your behavior. However, many people struggle with a fear of [...]

Is the Fear of Other People’s Reactions Holding You Back?2020-07-01T19:15:49+00:00

Is Your Mental Health a Priority? – Here’s Why It Should Be

2020-07-01T22:52:11+00:00

If you're like many people, you wake up early to get yourself ready for work and the kids off to school. Then, it’s catching the train to your job where your inbox is full of messages and there are multiple projects to do. There are so many priorities in your life—meetings, [...]

Is Your Mental Health a Priority? – Here’s Why It Should Be2020-07-01T22:52:11+00:00

How to Manage Anxiety in the Age of Shaky Political Times

2020-07-01T22:50:45+00:00

At the dawn of a new day, the morning light has a tendency to offer newness and hope. Yet, what should be a precious moment of optimism is instead the beginning of your anxiety. It really kicks into gear when you check your phone and invariably begin scrolling through the headlines. [...]

How to Manage Anxiety in the Age of Shaky Political Times2020-07-01T22:50:45+00:00
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