man seeking out mental health treatment during covid-19 to help with grief

How Grief and COVID-19 Are Connected

The coronavirus pandemic has created intense situations that lead to trauma. Even if you thought you were healthy, strong, and completely capable of functioning at the highest level before COVID-19, you might now feel overwhelmed. There are multiple types of grief possible here. Dealing with this is essential, but not easy. It is quite common…

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Recognizing the Signs of Stress in Your Young Adult

Young adults are a jumble of emotions on a good day. Accordingly, their minds and bodies are still going through changes, hormonal and otherwise, almost constantly. But when you add stress to the mix, your grown child may feel overwhelmed. Consequently, explosive anger, self-isolation, and the silent treatment are all indicators that your loved one…

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Depression and Social Media

Social media can be a great boon to your recovery and help you feel part of an online community. Yet, if you overdo it, your mental health may be negatively impacted. Depression and social media are inextricably linked, according to new research. In fact, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research…

A man suffers from poor sleep quality.

Can Poor Sleep Quality Lead to Pessimism?

Do you struggle with poor sleep quality? You’re not alone. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 adults doesn’t get enough sleep. Moreover, the American Sleep Association reports that 50-70% of adults have a sleep disorder. Do you have trouble sleeping and a more difficult time seeing the positive side of things? According to a…

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Got Anxiety? Mindful Meditation May Help

Have you ever tried meditation for anxiety relief? A bout of meditation may do wonders to minimize mind wandering, especially if you or someone you love is coping with anxiety or experiencing anxious thoughts, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. Researchers found that a mere 10 minutes of daily mindful meditation…

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Panic Attack Vs Anxiety Attack

While people treat a panic attack vs anxiety attack like they are the same thing, there are actually differences between these terms. These attacks last for different lengths of time and have different levels of intensity. A panic attack is typically more random and intense than an anxiety attack. Meanwhile, anxiety attacks typically happen because…

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How to Deal With Anxiety

Learning how to deal with anxiety is an essential part of drug rehab. That’s because anxiety disorders are one of the leading causes of substance abuse. If you don’t learn how to manage anxiety, you run the risk of relapsing after treatment. Before you can deal with it, you have to know if anxiety is…

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Best Jobs for People With Social Anxiety

Struggling with social anxiety is an everyday chore for people who have this condition. In fact, it can get so bad that it drives them to use drugs to obtain relief. They often face the most social anxiety when they go to work. That’s why it’s important to know some of the best jobs for…