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Getting annoyed once in a while isn’t a bad thing, it can become a problem if it becomes a pattern. It can start to take over your life. Anger is a normal healthy emotion. However, how you handle your anger can lead to very unhealthy and upsetting outcomes. No one wants to feel annoyed, irritable or offended all the time. Anger is a serious problem when it gets out of hand. It can affect your job, relationships, your health, and self-esteem.
Overthinking, often referred to as rumination, is when you dwell on or worry about the same thing repeatedly. Worrying over a major decision such as choosing a university, switching careers, or buying a car is normal, but if you find it hard to stop thinking about certain thoughts that are playing over and over again in your mind, you are likely overthinking.
Balancing out your work life with the rest of your life is essential for your mental, physical, and emotional health. There are a few signs to be aware of. The sooner you take a look at your work and life, and how they mesh together, the sooner you can be aware of any of these warning signs.
To create an environment of success you must first start with accessing your current environment. Then you can make changes according to what you specifically need. If the goal is to create and live a life of success, a life you love. It’s important to assess and re-assess what you can change and improve in your life and environment often.
Self-soothing activities are actions you take to calm, comfort and care for yourself. The main idea behind self-soothing activities is to train yourself to self-soothe any time that you are in emotional or physical distress, and not rely on someone else to mediate these feelings. If you often find yourself in moments of distress and you cannot rely on your partner to console you, we recommend keeping an easily accessible list of self-soothing techniques to help in these frantic moments.
As a parent of a teen who is struggling with mental health difficulties it can be heartbreaking when you see the problems affecting their academic performance. Many parents that I speak to aren’t aware of their rights or that the school legally has to accommodate for mental health difficulties. This process can be difficult without a knowledge of how the system works and my hope is that this article will provide some insight on what to do, how to do it and when to do it.
Those who are caught in addiction slowly lose themselves to their addiction. The power of addiction lies in its ability to hijack and rewire important brain circuits. It creates a loss of self that comes one drink, one pill, or one toke at a time. But recovery of yourself and your life is absolutely possible! #neuroscience #substanceusedisorder #addiction #addictionrecovery
I have been doing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a cognitive-behavior skills based treatment, for years with my clients. I get excited when I teach the skills of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness in my groups. Recently I was re-introduced to a DBT skill that I completely forgot about! Yes, the missing links analysis!
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Fearful thoughts can often turn into obsessive thoughts, and the more you obsess about something, the worse it seems to become. Unfortunately, trying to STOP thinking about things obsessively can often make things worse. You might find it difficult to manage your thoughts as they get stronger. This is especially common for people who deal with OCD. So, what can you do to "manage" your obsessive thoughts and get back into your life again?
If your winter blues aren’t going away, and you find yourself experiencing any of these other symptoms, or is very possible you have seasonal depression. Seasonal depression, also known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is a form of depression and should be treated like such, it can be very serious if not taken care of properly and in a timely manner.
Going through a stressful transition can be a difficult and overwhelming experience that can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being. However, it's important to prioritize yourself during these times to maintain your mental and emotional health. By taking care of yourself, you can better cope with the changes and challenges that come with a season of transition. Here are 5 ways to prioritize yourself during a stressful transition.
"THRIVE" is a fun way to identify your anxiety triggers, and find patterns that are causing you to feel so anxious. If you need help finding ways to build new habits and overcome anxiety, "THRIVE" is the perfect workbook for you! I'm currently offering a very heavy discount on "THRIVE" since it was just released today! The sale won't last long so pick up your copy today, along with some FREE bonuses to go with it! #anxietyworkbook #anxietyrelief #workbook #mentalhealth #anxiety
A midlife crisis can actually be much more complicated than the picture most people have in mind. It can especially look different for women who are experiencing this transitional period of life. Keep in mind that as women go through different phases of life, a shift in the way they think or act can happen at any time. It’s important that you pay attention to these signs yourself. If you’re experiencing any of them and let them go ignored, you could be headed down a risky path.
Grief comes from a life change, such as the death of a loved one or a divorce. Less dramatic but still painful losses also need attention, such as being passed over for a job, losing a pet, or a close friend moving away. Even positive life changes involve some element of grief - getting married means grieving your single life, having a baby means closing the chapter on couple-only time, etc. Sometimes you may be surprised that you feel some sadness or grief during times of positive change.