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Taking Care of Yourself and Your Mental Health

When was the last time you had a self-care day? Took a bath, meditated, journaled, etc? If it has been longer than your mental health needs, it may be time to sit back and reflect on why that is.  Life is hard, no matter what you are going through and we get that. But in … Read more

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Top 6 Signs You May Have a Mental Health Disorder

As the world grapples with a public health crisis and rising political tensions, it is perhaps no surprise that some people are feeling a little uneasy about the state of the world at the moment. The truth is that stress is normal and appropriate as a response to stressful situational triggers such as the COVID-19 … Read more

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Positive Health Effects of Human-Animal Interactions

There is nothing like a loyal companion to welcome you home from a long day at work or keep you company during lonely nights. Besides being a joy to be around, pets provide unconditional love and support that can go far beyond just keeping you company. The presence of pets may also improve children’s emotional … Read more

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Creating a Mental Health Journal

There is a good chance you kept a diary in your teenage years. It was a place where you could confess your worries and struggles without fear of judgment or punishment. After getting all of your thoughts and feelings down on paper, you probably felt better. After that, you probably felt more at peace with … Read more

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10 Types of Mental Health Disorders

People of all sexes, ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic groups can suffer from mental health disorders. Many factors can trigger illness, and illnesses can range from mild to severe. In general, people with mental disorders find it difficult to cope with everyday life because of their altered thinking, moods, or behaviors.  The Centers for Disease … Read more