Holidays Are Not Always Cheerful For Those Battling Depression
The holiday season is underway and as families gather to celebrate, it’s important to remember it’s not always the most wonderful time of the year for everyone, especially for those battling mental illness, like depression and anxiety Click Here to Read Entire Article
This Artist Uses Paper Clips To Illustrate Mental Illnesses We Just Can’t Seem To Understand
To make people aware of various metal disorders and help them understand how it feels, designer Eisen Bernard Bernardo has created beautiful artworks using paper clips. Click Here to Read Entire Article
Australia: Why Youth Mental Help is In Need Of Urgent Help
A new survey of 24,055 young Australians, released today by Mission Australia, shows mental health has been identified as the most important issue in the nation. It is the first time mental health has topped the list. Click Here to Read Entire Article
Psych Central: 10 Therapist Approved Apps for Mental Wellness
Over the past few years, smartphones have become ubiquitous in our society. As a therapist, one of the ways that I’ve seen and helped clients utilize their phones is to use the myriad of apps available. There are many mental health apps out there. I’ve sorted through them and come up with a list of my top 10, in no particular order. Click Here To Read Entire Psych Central Article
New Study Finds Different Types of Anxieties and Depression Exist
Five new categories of mental illness that cut across the current more broad diagnoses of anxiety and depression have been identified by researchers in a Stanford-led study. The five categories, defined by their specific symptoms and areas of brain activation, are: tension, anxious arousal, general anxiety, anhedonia — the inability to feel pleasure — and melancholia. Click Here To Read Entire Article
Canada: It’s time to educate youth about mental health
Introducing early and legitimate education on mental health to young Canadians is vital. Not only would putting resources into education on mental health help to de-stigmatize it, but this shift could also prepare students who may end up dealing with it themselves. Click Here to Read Entire Article
How Are You Living? Motivation for Those with Depression and Anxiety
I wanted to share some thoughts with you on they way we must live every single day, and how to create the right mindset in order to properly manage depression and anxiety, and be able to look at the future with hope. I hope this video will help you in some way if you are currently struggling.
Overcoming Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace with New Digital Technologies
For HR professionals who care about employees’ mental well-being in the workplace, the proliferation of mobile devices, digital distractions, and social media channels are truly the proverbial double-edged sword. Consider that the same technologies that facilitate cyber-bullying, online fat-shaming, YouTube videos with how-to advice on recreational drug use and even websites that encourage suicide and disordered eating behaviors, can also form the core of a company’s support online for ...
Navigating the Treacherous Waters Of Anxiety Successfully: Part 1
There are fewer things in life that can be more paralyzing than chronic anxiety. It can rob you of the simplest day to day activities- from making friends, money, memories to generally enjoying life. Anxiety can become so painful and distressing that at times a person will resort to dangerously addictive substances in exchange for some temporary relief. I know, because that is exactly what happened to me, and it affected my life tremendously. ...