7 Elements of Self Care

Self-care is on the public radar as an important practice. While it was previously thought of as selfish, it has come to be seen as a way for people to care for the many aspects of their health, including mental and physical health. Our seven elements of self care give a way for people to […]

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Clearing the Mind: Mental Benefits of Yoga

Over the four-year span from 2012 to 2016, the number of people practicing yoga in the United States increased by fifty percent. About 36 million Americans practice yoga today. Most people start the practice with the goal of improving their flexibility and relieving their stress levels. Despite the growth in the industry, seeking the physical […]

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Can Stress Cause Hallucinations

There are three types of hallucinations. They can be visual when you see things that aren’t there. You can have olfactory hallucinations, which means you smell scents with one or both nostrils that aren’t in your environment. Finally, you might have auditory hallucinations, which are the most common. This is hearing someone speaking to you […]

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Managing Depression During Winter

Seasonal changes affect physical and mental health significantly as shorter, grayer days mean less overall sun exposure. Your body uses natural light to regulate bodily functions like sleep cycle, energy levels, and mood. Furthermore, the cold may make you reluctant to get outside and be physically active, adding to the effects. While everyone experiences the […]

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Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Alcohol and Drug Abuse

A co-occurring disorder refers to when one person has two or more mental health disorders or medical illnesses. In 2019, 9.5 million American adults between 18 and 25 were diagnosed with at least one co-occurring disorder alongside a substance use disorder. When health disorders appear together, they impact each other and often cannot be separated. […]

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Living With Chronic Anxiety and Fear

The events of 2020 have induced widespread increases in anxiety and fear among the general population, as many people worry about the Covid-19 health pandemic, its ensuing economic stressors and the current political climate. Sometimes, however, anxiety isn’t linked to a specific threat and doesn’t seem to ever go away. If you suffer from chronic […]

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Trauma and Abuse Are Never Your Fault

Abuse can happen at any age and it comes in many forms, including emotional, verbal, physical and sexual abuse. Trauma is a psychological injury that can come from abuse, or from one or more particularly distressing life experiences. Abuse and trauma are never your fault. Instead, they are experiences that happen to you, and without […]

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Mental Health Tips to Boost Your Spirit

Many people experience seasons of doldrums and depression. During these times, even some simple acts can help your mental health. Whether you’re feeling down or simply want to feel a little better, use these mental health tips to boost your spirit this season. Develop Positive Daily Habits Many things in life are the result of […]

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