10 Things to NOT Say to Yourself
inflict so much suffering upon ourselves through negative self-talk.
Here is Mike Bundrant's list of the top 10 things to avoid saying to
yourself. Read them, then follow Mike's steps to get a better handle on
your negative self-talk.
Your boss just said something demeaning to you in front of others. What
should you do? This post discusses if and when you should say something
and how to appropriately respond.
to Do When You Fear Weight Gain
Scared of gaining weight? It’s no wonder with society blurring the
lines between worthiness and weight. Find out how you can mitigate the
negative effects of societal pressures to be thin.
Makes You Happy
Gratitudes are easy to overlook when you are stressed or busy, yet
paying attention to them helps increase your happiness. So what can you
pay attention to today? Maybe some of these suggestions will help.
Your Nose Help Docs Sniff Out Schizophrenia?
New research suggests collecting tissue from
the nose through a biopsy may provide another set of diagnostic
capabilities. Until now, biomarkers for schizophrenia had only been
found in the neuron cells of the brain, which can’t be collected before
of 'Missing Out' Drives Use of Social Media
Experts say the rise in social media, where we can keep up-to-date with
each other’s every movements like never before, has led to the curse of
“fear of missing out.” A new study develops a way to measure the
Steps Towards Resilience and Greater Happiness
The opposite of depression is not happiness.
It is resilience, which is the ability to cope with life’s
frustrations without falling apart. Psych Central's Therese J. Borchard
has discovered that her recovery program for depression and anxiety
also coincides with steps toward happiness.
You Perpetuating Your Problem?
Whether you’re experiencing anxiety, depression, anger, jealousy, envy,
guilt, hurt or shame, you are most likely (perhaps unintentionally)
perpetuating your problem by your thoughts. Let us explain.
Rules for Fighting Couples
We all have our fights. But you should follow these 10 tips for
effective anger management if you want to enjoy a lasting, loving
The Impact of DSM-5?
(Mental Health Humor) – Just in time for its arrival, Chato B. Stewart
shares his visual interpretation regarding the aftermath of the new
Sucks. Period. Exclamation Point.
(Depression on My Mind) - Christine says it's been coming on for a few
weeks, so it was no surprise when she awoke and said “uncle – game
over.” She had reached a tipping point and the depression is now ahead.
Behavior or Mental Illness?
(Therapy That Works) - Yes, everyone picks at his or her skin at some
point; however, Excoriation Disorder far exceeds "normal" grooming
(Her Bipolar Life) - It’s like you don’t even realize how sick you
are until it’s too late. That's how Kat describes the moments and
events leading up to her run-in with police and subsequent
Not to Sabotage a First Date
(Quick-Fix: Mental Health Cartoons) - Has this happened to you? You’re
out with someone at a restaurant, everything is going fine, and then he
does something wrong.
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Kids Disrespect Me
I have been in a committed relationship for 1.5 years to a man that
truly loves me. He has 3 daughters 22,18,16. I have a 19 year old
I’ve always been self-conscious about my body. When I was 13 I gained a
lot of weight and I realized I was getting stretch marks. I didn’t
really care back...
My 8-year-old adopted daughter has had 4 different therapists including
neurotherapy. She has yet to have someone really diagnose or help us
with exactly her problems. She was...
Help With Insurance
I was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia at age 15 but the doctors
at the mental hospital did not even bother to look into the problem
very well. They just diagnosed me after...
Does She Love?
Hi! The last few months I have been seeing this girl. At first she said
that the man she was with when I first met her was her dance partner...
at Girlfriend's Past
I guess she is my ex now, but I was in a reasonably serious
relationship with a women about 20 years my senior (a subject that came
with its own...
I feel like crying all the time and I’m not able to concentrate on any
task or talk to someone. My sister got divorced after a 2-year marriage
My Time Again?
My boyfriend is a year and a half younger than me so I knew going into
it that I might have issues with him being a bit immature in certain...
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