Did you ever want to be a Superhero? Did you ever connect with fictional characters in a meaningful way? There might be a therapeutic reason for this.
If you feel like you are running out of steam, it is ok! Motivation goes up and down. If the tide was high all the time, we would fail to see the beauty of calm oceans.
Do your doctors ask about your mental health? This is why they should.
We work so hard to maintain emotional and mental balance. I mean, we fine-tune meds, make lifestyle changes, work on relationships, and more. Still, we wonder if we've covered our bases. Hmmm. What about vitamins and supplements? Tap-in to a great post from our expert guest, Amanda Porter, NP...
Have you ever felt depressed or anxious? Have you felt alone in these experiences? Connections with people or fictional characters might help us better
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In this era of malignant ignorance and weaponized incompetence in high places, use the Stockdale paradox to develop emotional strength.
Some people are better at managing life’s many challenges. You can learn to be one of those people by developing your ability to mentalize.
Few Armed Forces personnel seek help for mental health disorders and novel approaches will be needed to encourage personnel at risk of PTSD, anxiety and alcohol abuse to seek treatment, suggests a new study. A trial testing a potential...Show More Summary
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There is no age limit for suicidal thoughts. Parents and healthcare professionals can learn to talk openly and safely with children about suicide.
New research provides insight into the importance of song for infants and mothers. The work explored the role of infant-directed singing in relation to intricate bond between mother and infant.
Groundbreaking research proves that dietary choices have the power to help reduce and even reverse depression.
A psychological autopsy into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 and the co-pilot who was responsible.
The lens of depression clouds your everyday view.
Whether one is an optimist by nature or a pessimist instead, it is important to keep perspective—especially under stressful or ambiguous circumstances.
Clinical decision-making and treatment choice is a complex cognitive process influenced by multiple variables, report researchers.
When you lose someone you love, it can feel like your heart is breaking. Attending to emotional suffering is as important as taking care of physical pain.
Besides the classic stress response – an acute reaction that gradually abates when the threat passes – our bodies appear to have a separate mechanism that deals only with chronic stress, research indicates. These findings may lead to better diagnosis of and treatment for anxiety and depression.