Strategies For Living And Working Well With ADHD

by See Original Link • December 26, 2017

Starting from childhood, it’s critical for school counselors to use evidence-based interventions to help students with ADHD stay organized and manage their time. And those skills can translate into the workplace as adults. According to Counseling@NYU, which offers an online master’s in school counseling from NYU Steinhardt, small steps to manage a child’s time in the classroom efficiently and minimize… Read More »

The Best Movies About Mental Health

by See Original Link • December 22, 2017

It’s becoming increasingly more common for Hollywood to highlight mental health conditions in films. Because mental illness affects millions of Americans, it’s an extremely relatable theme. Sometimes, these movies show mental illness in a way that is inaccurate or stigmatizing. For those in “the business” who don’t have lived experience, it can be difficult to… Read More »

Managing Your Mental Health During The Holidays

by See Original Link • December 19, 2017

During the holiday season, many look forward to festivities with friends and family. But for others, this time can bring on or worsen stress, anxiety and depression. There are a variety of factors that can bring on holiday anxiety and depression. Some people experience increased financial burden due to travel, gift and/or hosting costs. Others may feel… Read More »

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness

by See Original Link • December 15, 2017

(Check out this short compilation of baby goats! Mental illness can be isolating, making the companionship of pets even more precious. Any pet owner will tell you that their animal companions comfort and sustain them when life gets rough. This may be especially true for people with serious mental illness, a study finds. When people… Read More »

8 Tips For Mental Wellness During the Holidays

by See Original Link • December 12, 2017

The holiday season is a busy time for most.  There is so much to do, attend and plan, which can bring up feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, and depressed. Conversely, this is also a time where people may feel acutely aware of the void left by the loss of a loved one, and their… Read More »

Millennials And Mental Health

by See Original Link • December 8, 2017

As a mother of two Millennials, I’ve noticed differences between their generation and mine. Like how they prefer to spend money on travel, amazing food and experiences rather than physical things like homes and cars. These aren’t negative qualities—just different. There is one difference I’ve noticed that is extremely positive: how they view mental health.… Read More »

16 Affirmations That Will Make You Feel A Little Bit Better About Everything

by See Original Link • December 5, 2017

Toronto illustrator Hana Shafi — also known as Frizz Kid — frequently bases her work around feminist, mental health, identity, and pop culture themes. That’s led her to make dozens of affirmation images that have been a hit on her Tumblr and Instagram. Here are 16 — just in case you need them right now. 1. Hana Shafi… Read More »

In Depth: Eating Disorders in Men

by See Original Link • December 2, 2017

People often think “Eating disorders are a woman’s disease.” This myth is constantly reinforced by character portrayals on television, targeted advertisements, and even studies and articles that draw from exclusively female samples. The sad reality is that eating disorders affect any and all genders, and those who do not identify as female may even suffer… Read More »