Mental Health Blog

Mind/Body Connection: The Interplay of Your Emotions & Your Health
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How Your Emotions Affect Your Physical Health On some level, we all know that the way we feel emotionally and the way we feel physically are connected. After all, when you finish a stressful day at the office, you probably notice how the stress has manifested in soreness or tightness your body...

Neuroscience 101: Your Guide To Your Brain
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Understanding The Thing That Helps You Understand Thinking about our brain can feel a little like going down the rabbit hole. After all, you are thinking about the thing that makes it possible for you to think! The good news is that it does not have to be overwhelming. Here is an easy guide to...

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...