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A Therapist’s Journey: Learning The Art Of Self-Soothing

by See Original Link • June 6, 2018

One day, I was standing on the back of my pickup truck and throwing away trash at the town dump when I had an experience that’s hard to describe. My head was swimming, my body felt electrified and I felt detached from the world and myself. A memory then trickled in: I was nine years… Read More »

Writing Tips That Can Reduce Symptoms

by See Original Link • February 16, 2018

In 1985, psychologist James W. Pennebaker theorized that the effort it takes to hold back our thoughts and feelings serves as a stressor on our bodies. By confronting these thoughts and acknowledging our emotions, we can reduce the stress and negative impact on our bodies. The result? We feel better. One of the best ways… Read More »

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 [email protected], 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 »

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 »

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 »

Opening Up To Others About Your Mental Health

by See Original Link • November 3, 2017

Have you ever had a conversation with someone that tempted you to open up about something incredibly personal, but you hesitated due to the fear of that person’s reaction? Were you worried that telling them would alter their perception of you? Many people experience this feeling as they attempt to determine whether or not to… Read More »

10 Soothing Self-Care Tips Straight From Therapists

by See Original Link • October 26, 2017

Therapists spend so much time helping other people with their mental health, it kind of begs the question: how do they look after their own? Like, on the one hand, they’re obviously well-equipped with the mental health know-how to look after themselves, but on the other, spending all day sitting with people and their mental health… Read More »