Restorations Therapy Blog

Five Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Friday, September 11th, 2020

For those recovering from addiction, stress is a common trigger for relapse. Learning to control your stress in a productive and healthy way is instrumental to your recovery. Here are five things to do when you’re… Read More

 

The Stigma Surrounding Men & Their Mental Health

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

All around the world, there are high rates of suicide and low rates of diagnosed depression with men in particular. Social and cultural factors contribute to the stigma around mental illness in men. Ideals and fabricated… Read More

 

How Trauma Affects Relationships

Monday, August 24th, 2020

Trauma is a complex response to an intense, disturbing event that causes a person’s coping mechanisms to backfire. Trauma causes feelings of hopelessness and causes individuals to feel unsafe. Survivors of trauma can constantly feel intense… Read More

 

Overcoming the Stigma Associated With Therapy

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

Stigma occurs when people view an individual in a negative light because of a distinguishing characteristic or personal trait. Often this distinctive trait is seen as a disadvantage to the person, causing a negative stereotype to… Read More

 

How Domestic Abuse Affects Children

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Domestic violence leaves lasting effects on both its victims and witnesses. When children are exposed to abuse—even if they are only silent witnesses—it can still lead to negative consequences that impact them for their entire lives…. Read More

 

What Is an Intimacy Disorder and Do I Have One?

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Intimacy involves being close to others, especially when you are engaging in a romantic relationship with someone. Fear of being close to others results in a fear of intimacy. An intimacy disorder describes an individual that… Read More

 

Battling the Baby Blues: Depression Among Pregnant Women and After Giving Birth

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Depression is common among women of child-bearing age but especially among women who are expecting or who have recently had a baby. Across the world, postpartum depression — or depression that occurs after the birth of… Read More

 

Get to Bed! The Importance of Sleep in Recovery

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

There are already many things we must balance when going through addiction recovery, including highly-scheduled days filled with stress and vulnerability that can all be very exhausting. Getting a good night of sleep can provide a… Read More

 

One Book That Any Individual Battling Anxiety and Stress Should Read

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

The most significant and life-changing books dealing with stress and anxiety should provide strategies for managing symptoms. These books should also have a personal touch where the writer experiences anxiety themselves and takes you on a… Read More

 

Genetics: An Association Between Childhood Problems and Mood Disorders in Adulthood

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Genetics is the study of inherited traits and hereditary, which is passed on from parents to their offspring. Research finds that genetics directly relate to social, emotional, and psychiatric problems in childhood, and may lead to… Read More

 

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