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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts… Read More Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Stress and Coping

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Relationship Trouble: Is it Your Partner or Your Mental Health Condition? Here’s How to Know The Difference by Amanda Phillips

Relationship Trouble: Is it Your Partner or Your Mental Health Condition? Here’s How to Know The Difference Written by Writer’s Corps member Amanda Phillips When toxic behaviors began to appear in my relationship, I thought they were symptoms of my own struggles with my mental health conditions. Was I being too sensitive because I was having an… Read More Relationship Trouble: Is it Your Partner or Your Mental Health Condition? Here’s How to Know The Difference by Amanda Phillips

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Waking up at the same time each night? The Chinese medicine “body clock” explains why BY Turning Pointe

Waking up at the same time each night? The Chinese medicine “body clock” explains why. FEBRUARY 19, 2017 Human beings have an intrinsic and powerful connection to sunlight that evolved over thousands of years. Before the advent of electricity we were bound by the constraints of daylight, and our sleep cycles followed suit. But today, electricity… Read More Waking up at the same time each night? The Chinese medicine “body clock” explains why BY Turning Pointe

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How To Give A Shit About Something (When You Don’t Care About Anything) by Rosie L

How To Give A Shit About Something (When You Don’t Care About Anything) by: Rosie L This post is in answer to a question I received by email: how does one find a way to care about something when you don’t care about anything? Apathy might be my least favourite feeling Except, it’s not even a… Read More How To Give A Shit About Something (When You Don’t Care About Anything) by Rosie L

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Chronic Inflammation Removes Motivation by Reducing Dopamine in the Brain By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD

Chronic Inflammation Removes Motivation by Reducing Dopamine in the Brain By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD Why do we feel listless when we are recovering from an illness? The answer is, apparently, that low-grade chronic inflammation interferes with the dopaminergic signaling system in the brain that motivates us to do things. This was reported in a… Read More Chronic Inflammation Removes Motivation by Reducing Dopamine in the Brain By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD

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How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19

How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19 Traumas are extreme life events that threaten your physical or psychological survival. A percentage of people who experience traumas have clinically diagnosable post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but many more have trauma-related symptoms like physiological reactivity to triggers, panic attacks, chronic anxiety, feelings of anger or numbness, or a loss of… Read More How Traumas Create Negative Patterns in Relationships By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. 8/13/19

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Anxious People Also Get Anxious From Relaxing By Shayla Love 03, October 2019

Anxious People Also Get Anxious From Relaxing There’s a name for these feelings: relaxation-induced anxiety. By Shayla Love 03 October 2019   This article originally appeared on VICE US. Is there anything more stressful than relaxing? The abject terror of a friend bringing you to a meditation class; the restless, sinister feeling of savasana during yoga;… Read More Anxious People Also Get Anxious From Relaxing By Shayla Love 03, October 2019

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An All-Junk Diet, in Extreme Cases, Is Now Considered an Eating Disorder By Katie Way Sep 25, 2019

An All-Junk Diet, in Extreme Cases, Is Now Considered an Eating Disorder Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder isn’t just “picky eating.” By Katie Way Sep 25 2019   We’re conditioned to believe that being thin means, health-wise and otherwise, we’re doing something right. A skinny body and “normal” body mass index (or BMI) are often accepted… Read More An All-Junk Diet, in Extreme Cases, Is Now Considered an Eating Disorder By Katie Way Sep 25, 2019

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The APA’s Guidelines For The Psychological Practice With Boy & Men Acknowledge The Impact Of Toxic Masculinity By EMMA MCGOWAN Jan 29, 2019

The APA’s Guidelines For The Psychological Practice With Boy & Men Acknowledge The Impact Of Toxic Masculinity By EMMA MCGOWAN Jan 29, 2019 The American Psychological Association (APA) creates guidelines for how psychologists should work with specific groups of patients. They have a document for women and girls; one for transgender and gender-nonconforming patients; one for older adults;… Read More The APA’s Guidelines For The Psychological Practice With Boy & Men Acknowledge The Impact Of Toxic Masculinity By EMMA MCGOWAN Jan 29, 2019

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Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them) August 19, 2019 by JULIA FURLAN

Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them) August 19, 201912:25 AM ET JULIA FURLAN Craving connection and friendship with other people is a fundamental part of being human. But what does being a friend mean in a world where hackers are trying to be your “friend” on Facebook? The act of making… Read More Accept The Awkwardness: How To Make Friends (And Keep Them) August 19, 2019 by JULIA FURLAN