Chiseling Away the Stigma of Mental Health

Chiseling Away the Stigma of Mental Health

When discussing mental health, there is often a stigma associated, especially with the language we use. There is never a better time than now to start addressing the ways we can reduce these stigmas.  I recently watched a news report about an attempted kidnapping that...

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How to Deal with Social Anxiety after COVID

How to Deal with Social Anxiety after COVID

It has been a very long year. Lockdowns and social distancing have had a profound impact on our hearts and minds. But thankfully, as the vaccines roll out and the country begins to slowly open back up, we are beginning to return to some kind of normal.While many...

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The 5 Best Therapies for Those on the Autism Spectrum

The 5 Best Therapies for Those on the Autism Spectrum

Autism is a mental health disorder that affects both children and adults. It causes people to behave in certain ways and make interaction with others very difficult. While there is no cure for autism, there are treatments that have been shown to help people, including...

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How to Begin Healing After Personal Trauma

How to Begin Healing After Personal Trauma

No one is ever prepared for a tragedy. In fact, most of us go through our lives believing that tragedies happen to other people. When people experience a distressing or life-threatening event, such as a car accident, natural disaster, racist attack, the death of a...

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5 Personal Techniques to Work Through Flashbacks

5 Personal Techniques to Work Through Flashbacks

Flashbacks are our brain’s way of processing traumatic events that we’ve experienced. But what tends to happen is, our subconscious goes to our storage cabinet to access some important memories regarding the event, and everything sort of tumbles out of the cabinet all...

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How Pets Improve Our Well-Being

How Pets Improve Our Well-Being

“Dogs have a way of finding the people who need them, and filling an emptiness we didn’t ever know we had.” – Thom Jones For many of us, our home is just a house unless there is something with four legs and a tail sharing the space with us. Our pets are not only...

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Tips for Coping with Social Isolation

Tips for Coping with Social Isolation

Humans are social creatures and most don’t do well in isolation. This is why penitentiaries punish prisoners by putting them into solitary confinement. It causes them great mental anguish. Many of us have felt like prisoners in solitary confinement over the last...

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5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong

5 Foods to Keep Your Immune System Strong

As the events of COVID-19 continue to unfold, many of us are focusing on how we can keep ourselves and our families as healthy as possible. While social distancing and increased hand washing can be very effective at stopping the spreading of the Corona virus, it is...

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