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Airport Anxiety

Thursday, November 21st, 2019

There are many people who are afraid of getting on airplanes, but what about airports? The airport can be a very anxious place in that you are waiting for a plane to come and hoping that… Read More

 

Harvard’s Theory of Anxiety Management

Saturday, November 16th, 2019

When people are experiencing anxiety, the go-to thing that many people may have said to you is to calm down. They may think they are helping you, but they could actually be making it worse for… Read More

 

How To Tell You Have Been Ignoring Your Mental Illness Symptoms

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

We unfortunately live in a world where people tell you to tough it out when you are feeling shaky, overwhelmed, or depressed. It may seem like asking for help is a sign of weakness or you… Read More

 

Traumatic Birth

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Childbirth may be a beautiful experience for some, but a traumatic experience to others. There is a stigma that we are supposed to feel happy and full of joy after giving birth instead of other feelings… Read More

 

The Role Mental Health Can Play in Sports

Saturday, October 5th, 2019

Olympic runner Deena Kastor wrote a book called “Let Your Mind Run: A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory” which talks about how she conquered her fear of losing by having the mindset of a… Read More

 

Overthinking in Anxiety Disorders

Monday, September 30th, 2019

One of the most common symptoms of anxiety is having a tendency to overthink everything. We tend to think our way out of problems and out of danger. It is important to find ways to relax… Read More

 

The Trauma of Being a Facebook Moderator

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

The role of a Facebook moderator is to review every post and picture that gets flagged on Facebook for its graphic violence, pornography, and hate speech. Journalist Casey Newton described to NPR about how repeated exposure… Read More

 

Turning Your Personal Trauma to Personal Growth

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Dealing with a traumatic event can be emotionally devastating to live with. As distressing as it is, there can be positive psychological changes that can be considered therapeutic or spiritual. By focusing more on the positive… Read More

 

What Not to Do If You Have Anxiety

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

People who are struggling with anxiety tend to look for a quick fix. While certain approaches may feel like they are helping you at the moment, these tools will not help you in the long run… Read More

 

Myths About PTSD

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Listening to the myths surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder can convince those suffering from it not to get help. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, 8 million adults have PTSD within a given year. Because… Read More

 

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