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High School Graduates: How To Handle Your Move From Home
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Your Guide To Transitioning Well After you graduate high school, the world opens up to you. As you step into adult life, you are probably both excited and a little anxious. By being mindful of the transition, you can make sure you are prepared for the changes you will encounter. Here are a few...

Understanding Trauma: The Long-Reaching Effects Of Past Events
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The Symptoms of PTSD When our skin experiences trauma, it often leaves a scar. What used to be a healthy patch of skin is left permanently affected by a traumatic event. That can be true psychologically, as well. When a traumatic event, small or large, is experienced, it can leave the individual...

Understanding Eating Disorders: Harmful Behaviors With Food
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The Three Major Eating Disorders In our modern age, it is not uncommon for people to be obsessed with the way they look. Images with unrealistic beauty standards bombard us every day on magazines, TV, billboards, and the internet. As airbrushing and CGI have made it easier and easier for...

Understanding Anxiety
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How Anxiety Disorders Can Affect A Life We all have had times—even entire seasons of life—that we would characterize as stressful. We know that when our minds feel anxiety or fear, our bodies respond. This is scientifically proven; under stress, your brain triggers the release of...

Understanding Depression: How This Illness Manifests
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An Inside Look At Depression When depression is talked about in popular culture, it is often flippant. Unfortunately, this has left many people thinking depression and sadness are the same thing, and all someone suffering from depression needs to do to get healthy is “snap out of...

Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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A Look At OCD Everyone has had that feeling. You are halfway to work, and have the mini panic attack that comes with the sensation that you think you forgot to lock the door. Turning around to check your lock once is pretty normal, but if you feel the need to repeatedly triple or quadruple...

Helping Your Family Member With Mental Health Issues
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How To Get Your Loved One (And Yourself) The Necessary Support First off, let us remind you that you did not cause your family member’s mental health issue, and it is not your responsibility to fix it. Let that settle over you. You can come alongside your loved one, walking each step of...

Getting Your Teen Healthy After An Eating Disorder
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Helping Your Kid Overcome Disease And Find Joy More than ever, teenagers today are being pressured by the media. With the ubiquitous nature of magazine covers featuring airbrushed models (both men and women), celebrities paying people full-time salaries to touch up their “selfies,&rdquo...