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Improve Mental Health With These Tips

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You are what you think. Battling mild depression and anxiety can be draining. Allowing negativity to dominate your thoughts can rob you of energy, motivation and interfere with your quality of life. There's never a second while you're awake that you are not thinking about something. If you are plagued by self-doubt and fear of failure or contemplating impending doom, there are ways to turn your thoughts to work for you instead of against you.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Mental Health

Curing Anxiety With Powerful Brain Tricks

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Panic attacks can happen to anyone, anywhere. They make your pulse race, your body heat up and shiver at the same time, and numb your mind with dread. One psychotherapist has discovered a solution to completely cure his patients of panic attacks. It's all about rewiring your brain to react differently when a panic attack rears its ugly head.

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Topics: Mental Health

Comparing Your "Selfie" May be Damaging Your Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on May 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Comparing yourself to others is rarely a good idea. You are setting yourself up for frustration every time. No matter what your assets, there will be someone smarter, richer, more attractive, more talented...and the list goes on. Most adults know this, of course, but adolescents are falling victim to peer pressure in the age of digital images and how they appear to others.

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Topics: Mental Health

Protecting Our Heroes - Providing Mental Health Help for Firefighters

Posted by Brian Spence on May 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Firemen have been heroes for as long as there have been firemen. They respond when people are in trouble, not just when a house is on fire, but other emergencies that occur from natural disasters, weather events, or accidents. No one questions their bravery; these are the men and women who run toward danger, the people who risk their lives for strangers.

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Topics: Mental Health

Physical and Occupational Therapy Students Develop Spot PTSD Toolkit

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health issue that can affect people who witnessed traumatic events. Terrible incidents are not only related to wartime. They can include accidents, sexual assaults, or criminal acts. Recently, several Canadian physical and occupational therapy students created a tool to help identify PTSD in individuals.

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Topics: Healthcare, Mental Health

"Black Panther," Self-Esteem, Abundance, and Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

"Black Panther" is a superhero movie unlike any other, largely because the superhero is one of the most notable black super heroes that has gained such mass appeal. Think about it. How many superheroes are you familiar with? Superman? Batman? Spiderman? Iron Man? Captain America? Daredevil? Thor? Most people have heard of these superheroes and enjoyed at least some of their movies.

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Topics: Mental Health

Discovering New Treatments in Behavioral Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Mental health is a rising concern, and one that is thankfully being embraced by many. However, there is still progress to be made if people are to collectively treat it with the sensitivity and compassion is deserves. So how does this start? Where do we begin? Well, here are a few ways that we can raise awareness and decrease our mental health epidemic:

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

Modern Mental Health: Can Your Phone Replace Your Psychiatrist?

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

These days, there are dozens of apps available that target common mental health issues. Some offer access to licensed therapists or psychologists, others may remind those with severe depression to take their medication or drink enough water, and still others offer daily uplifting quotes to help ease stress and anxiety.

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Topics: Mental Health, Behavioral Health

Teachers Who Practice Self-Care are Happier in the Classroom

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Imagine a classroom of 25 fourth-graders. It's nearing the end of the day. Eyes are gazing out the window, minds are wandering into private daydreams, and the teacher at the whiteboard, realizing her history talk is mostly being ignored, experiences a personal meltdown. She does nothing drastic, but she does stop teaching, she assigns some quiet reading until the bell rings, and then sinks into her chair, near tears and feeling incompetent. Another failed day, she thinks.

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Topics: Education, Mental Health

Hip-Hop and its Profound Effects on Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Mental HealthNot many would think that people like Eminem or Dr. Dre could actually be out there saving lives, but the truth is, this might indeed be the case. Take hip-hop star Logic, whose song "1-800-273-8255" titled after the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline brought several men and women to tears at MTV's most recent VMA awards show.

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Topics: Mental Health

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