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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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Habits That Make You More Stressed Out

Everyone deals with stress and, if left uncontrolled, it can be very damaging to your physical and mental health. There are many stressful habits that can affect your long-term sobriety. In fact, it’s the leading cause of relapse, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Stressful Habits and Mental Health While we’re all likely…

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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 Manage College Stress

Many young adults struggle with college stress. This stress fuels the fire of dangerous activity on most college campuses today, with those activities including drinking and doing drugs. Early in a college career, you can find yourself caught up in a whirlwind of substance abuse. This quickly leads to addiction and even more stress in…

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Stress Relief Tips for Young Adults

Young people face many pressures that it’s no wonder some of them struggle with their mental and emotional health. Adolescence is a confusing time, during which you phase out of the freedom of childhood and take on similar roles as an independent adult. Academic, social, family and career pressure can feel like a burden, and…