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Panic Disorders: A Full Breakdown

Panic Disorders: A Full Breakdown

There is a lot of misunderstanding about panic disorders and what they are, as well as what causes them. This is a broad category of conditions that are based on anxiety and extreme stress. Because these are mental health conditions, they can often be brushed under the rug, but they can come with life-altering side…

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Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: What is it and How to Break the Pattern

Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: What is it and How to Break the Pattern

If you enjoy a little me time before bed, you are no different from the majority of the population. Enjoying some leisurely time in the evening only becomes an issue when it escalates into something called revenge bedtime procrastination. This can result in you sacrificing your sleep and other areas of your health in favor…

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Seasonal Depression: Everything You Need to Know

Seasonal Depression Blog

Seasonal depression is a type of depression many people experience in relation to the changing of the seasons. Unlike many other types of depression, it can be linked to a direct cause and usually occurs at the same time every year. Some people refer to it as the winter blues, but it is more severe…

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The Self-Deprecation Spiral: Understanding its Effects on Mental Health

Self-deprecation is a common defense mechanism used by many people. It’s that inner voice that tells us we’re not good enough, that we’re failures, and that we don’t deserve happiness or success. It’s a harmful pattern of thinking and speaking negatively about ourselves. While a little self-critique can be healthy and motivating, constant self-deprecation can…

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A Guide to OCD: Effective Therapies for Coping and Managing Symptoms

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a complex and often debilitating mental health condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. While the term “OCD” is often used casually to describe a penchant for tidiness or orderliness, the true nature of the disorder goes far beyond these stereotypes. In this blog, we’ll delve deep into the intricacies of…

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Overcoming FOMO Anxiety

FOMO at Its Core In today’s ultra-connected world, the fear of missing out (FOMO) has become an increasingly prevalent source of anxiety. FOMO anxiety arises from the constant need to stay connected, be present in multiple spaces simultaneously, and fear that missing out on experiences will lead to social exclusion. This phenomenon can negatively impact…

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How to Manage Social Anxiety After Experiencing Seasonal Depression

Who does Seasonal Depression affect?   There are 10 million Americans that experience seasonal depression each year. The symptoms of this disorder can include: · Loss of appetite. · Change in sleeping habits. · Lack of interest in activities. · A lack of energy. Seasonal depression can be challenging for those who experience it, and easing…

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Taking the First Step: Advice on Asking for Help 

  Acknowledge That Help is Needed  Acknowledging that there is something in need of healing is the first step toward asking for help. Self-awareness is an essential component of the healing process when navigating mental health. Make sure that you take time out of your day to reflect on emotions that you have been feeling…

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OCD: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

What is OCD?   OCD is a common, chronic, long-term disorder whereby an individual has uncontrollable, recurring thoughts of a deep need to repeat particular behaviors over and over again. OCD impacts all areas of life and can be extremely debilitating. Oftentimes, someone will describe themselves as “a little bit OCD” and that is typically not…

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Everything You Need to Know About Starting Therapy  

  Why Therapy and Why Now?     Not any day and any time is right for therapy. There are some major things to consider when signing up for therapy. Sometimes therapy comes along at the right time in your life and this article will help you make the most out of that experience. Talking to…

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