Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by witnessing or being part of a frightening or shocking event, and it can affect day-to-day life and productivity. In this article, we discuss a few ways that you can keep its symptoms under control. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is best known as the condition that affects people who have… Continue reading Five Ways To Cope With PTSD
The study authors proposed the potential benefits of tourism, sometimes called “travel therapy,” in treating people with dementia. One definition of tourism the researchers used was “visiting places outside one’s everyday environment for no longer than a full year.” They note that the experience of tourism has four main components to it: –how it impacts… Continue reading How travel may benefit brain health
Death by suicide is the 10th-leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The foundation estimates approximately 45,000 Americans die by suicide each year — that’s an average of 123 suicides per day. These numbers, however, are thought to be much higher. Despite the high rate of… Continue reading Suicide Prevention Resource Guide
Mental health conditions, even when they’re temporary, can affect every area of your life. While psychotherapy is a powerful and effective tool for treating mental health, you may find that you need other kinds of treatment or support to get the best outcomes. The American Psychological Association confirms that blending psychotherapy with medication works for… Continue reading FINDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES WHEN YOU NEED MORE THAN THERAPY
Ever feel like you need to cry, scream, laugh, punch a pillow, or dance it out? We’re often taught to bury our pain and soldier on. Over time, this can lead to repressed emotions, also known as unconscious avoidance. Research from 2019 linked emotional repression with decreased immune system function. Here are a few ways… Continue reading Strategies To Cope With Emotional Challenges.
Before getting a diagnosis, part of me didn’t want to know if I had a mental health condition. I started my writing career at 22 years old, which was when my early symptoms of bipolar disorder began. I was working as a music journalist for a local online magazine based in Phoenix. Like most young… Continue reading How I Coped Better With Bipolar Disorder