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Tips for Dealing With Anxiety Related to Coronavirus

The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 has caused massive disruptions in people’s day-to-day routines. Large swaths of the global population are now under some version of shelter-in-place orders in hopes of flattening the curve, while medical researchers race to find a vaccine that can end the pandemic and save countless lives.  Even if you know...


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Ways You Can Fend off a Panic Attack | Dealing With COVID-19 Anxiety

If you’re prone to panic attacks, you know how terrifying the experience can be. The overwhelmingly intense surges of fear and anxiety can come on suddenly. The resulting symptoms, such as sweating, shaking, racing heart rate and shortness of breath, might make you feel like you’re dying. For some,...


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How Does Anxiety in the Workplace Affect You?

Many aspects of work can be anxiety-inducing: deadlines, presentations, the undercurrents of office politics, living up to your team members’ expectations for you and many more. Since most workplaces are an environment where anxiety can flourish, it’s essential to get a handle on it before it affects your ability to execute your job...


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The Benefits of Long-Term Therapy

As the public stigma surrounding mental health issues continues to decrease, it has normalized the idea of getting help from a professional therapist. In turn, more people who otherwise feel emotionally well-balanced, but are going through a challenging period in life, are starting to seek professional advice to help them overcome obstacles. If...


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Can Having a Pet Benefit Your Mental Health?

Around the world, millions of people have adopted pets as members of their family. Unlike your other family members, however, your relationship with your pet is probably much more straightforward. They give you unconditional love, and don’t ask for that much in exchange. They can be your most compassionate companion when times are...


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How to Use Music to Improve Your Mental Health

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you that music can directly affect your mood. For example, maybe you’ve used an upbeat pop song to help cheer yourself up, or a high-octane rock song to get you through a challenging workout. Listening to your favorite music, then, is...


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What Is Social-Emotional Learning?

In recent years, the concept of social-emotional learning, or SEL, has become somewhat of a buzzword, in both the education and therapy sectors. SEL is a lifelong process that describes your ability to learn, teach others and positively contribute to your life and the lives of those around you. Research on how we learn...


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Up All Night? Try These Simple Tricks to Sleep Better

Getting a good night’s rest is an essential part of your overall health and wellness, yet many adults fail to get the full seven to nine hours of sleep they need to take on the challenges of the next day. If you find yourself tossing and turning into the wee hours of...


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Benefits of Motivational Interviewing

As humans, we are creatures of habit – a trait that can work against us when the habits we develop are not in our best interest. Changing your behavior can be one of the most challenging things to do, especially if you can’t seem to find the internal desire...


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How Your Dreams Reflect Your Suppressed Emotions

If you’ve ever tried to get past a stressful day by putting negative thoughts out of your mind, only to have them come back to you a few nights later in the form of an anxiety dream, you probably know how your attempts to suppress waking thoughts can intrude...