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7 Effective Thought-Stopping Techniques for Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common issues I hear about from my clients, one that many people have on a regular, sometimes daily, basis. Of course, anxiety is a normal part of the human experience, and it can be a healthy, biological reaction to environmental stressors. The problem is when that reaction switches

By | 2019-06-18T13:00:21-07:00 June 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Support System

When you think of a support system, you might imagine yourself as a character in Friends or How I Met Your Mother. You and your five best buddies, hanging out at your favorite coffee house or bar, ranting about your day. That’s supportive — right? Yes, friendships are an important element of your support

By | 2019-06-18T12:33:11-07:00 June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Watching for Signs of Psychosis in Teens

Catching kids early and supporting them before they're in crisis can delay mental health disorders and reduce impairment There are fewer more frightening or challenging psychiatric conditions for a family to face than psychosis, an extreme mental state in which impaired thinking and emotions cause a person to lose contact with reality. This could

By | 2019-06-13T14:24:33-07:00 May 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Please Stop Believing These 8 Harmful Bipolar Disorder Myths

What do successful people like musician Demi Lovato, comedian Russell Brand, news anchor Jane Pauley, and actress Catherine Zeta-Jones have in common? They, like millions of others, are living with bipolar disorder. When I received my diagnosis in 2012, I knew very little about the condition. I didn’t even know it ran in my

By | 2019-05-28T13:22:37-07:00 May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Trouble Focusing with ADHD? Try Listening to Music

Listening to music can have a range of effects on your health. Maybe it boosts your mood when you’re feeling down or energizes you during a workout. For some, listening to music also helps with maintaining focus. This has led some to wonder whether music can help people who have ADHD, which can cause

By | 2019-06-18T12:21:29-07:00 May 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

5 Mental Health Tips for the Tired Millennial

Start looking after your mental health from the comfort of your own home with these five tips. The notion of millennials being exhausted to the point of burnout isn’t anything new. Between the stress of social media, the gig economy, and living in a world that feels increasingly more uncertain, it’s little surprise that

By | 2019-05-16T10:22:11-07:00 May 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

People Like Me: Living Well with MDD

For someone living with major depressive disorder (MDD), it’s normal to feel alone, isolated, and just, well, deserted by others. On top of this, recent research has shown that loneliness is tied to genetics and the environment — a finding that can be depressing in and of itself. But you’re not alone: Close to

By | 2019-05-10T13:22:04-07:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

How Do I Bring More Mindfulness Into My Life?

A simple guide to be mindful throughout the day—whether you're washing the dishes, eating a snack, or sitting down to meditate. Have you ever started eating an ice cream cone, taken a lick or two, then noticed all you had was a sticky napkin in your hand? Or been going somewhere and arrived at

By | 2019-05-10T13:20:39-07:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments