Effective interpersonal communication is hard. When you add in the challenges and stressors of a global pandemic, it can feel nothing short of impossible. You may find it more difficult to respond to stressful situations calmly. You may find yourself snapping at your partner or feeling like you just need some time to yourself. You may feel angrier than normal. Given the unprecedented and uncertain times, that all makes sense. It’s important to recognize and validate how you are feeling in order to work towards meaningful change within your relationship.
Being an adolescent is difficult enough without a pandemic, but here we are. What can you do to help your teen understand and follow social distancing?
The COVID-19 outbreak is scary, and it’s not going away quickly. So how can we take the pressure off of parents so they can get back to parenting well?
It is recommended that adults receive seven to nine hours of sleep each night. However, getting the sleep you need to function at your best is not always as easy as it sounds.
Learn about the common symptoms of depression and what factors may put you at higher risk.
PTSD may develop after being the victim of physical harm, witnessing physical harm or knowing a loved one who suffered physical harm. In order to be diagnosed a person must have one re-experiencing symptom, at least three avoidance symptoms and at least two hyperarousal symptoms. Continue reading to learn more about each symptom.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a subtype of major depressive disorder and most people with this disorder notice symptoms starting in fall and continuing into winter. These symptoms will start and stop around the same time each year.
Anxiety is your body’s natural reaction to stressful and uncertain situations, it is your body telling you to stay alert and protect yourself. Everybody experiences some form of everyday anxiety but when it gets out-of-hand you could be suffering from anxiety disorder.
Seeking out help for mental health may not always seem easy depending on your condition and surroundings. To help ease your mind, here are 8 myths debunked about seeking help for mental health therapy.
Did you know that stress sets off a chain reaction where your body releases adrenaline, a hormone that increases your respirations and heart rate? Here are some tips for coping with stress that will reduce the amount of negative behaviors that adversely affect your cardiovascular system.