Mental Health

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    End Bullying: Being a Superhero in Real Life (IRL)

    In 2008, a Yale University study established a causal link between suicide and bullying. Their research concluded that bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider suicide than non-victims. However, current research states one in five students reported being bullied, but the research also concludes a large percentage of victims do not make […]

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    Five Tips for Overcoming Self-Doubt

    Some self-disclosure here—I’m a rather sensitive person and I often tend towards self-doubt, thinking something is my fault if it doesn’t go well and lots of critical voices in my head always.  With time, I’ve learned to see this as a strength since it means I’m constantly evaluating myself and pushing myself to become better.  […]

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    13 Thoughts on 13 Reasons Why

    Recently, I watched the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why (based on a book with the same title). The framework for the series is that an adolescent, Hannah Baker, has died by suicide and left behind audio tapes detailing every component that she believes led up to her death. In addition, she has a methodical plan for the […]

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    Tending the Caregivers

    Mothers who work as healthcare professionals – physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners – can significantly reduce their stress levels and burnout by participating in close supportive groups at work, according to a new study by researchers at Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic. The shared experiences in these support groups provide a wealth […]

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    Twenty-Two Apps for the 21st Century Therapist

    Mobile applications have a lot to offer therapists.  Whether you are looking for games to play with patients, productivity or billing tools, or something to help you research, there’s an app for that.  Many supervisees, students and consultees have asked me lately what apps I recommend, so I thought it was about time I gave […]

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    Confidence and Humility – The Dance of the Balanced Ego

    Balancing confidence and humility in any relationship, be it personal or professional, is a real skill. The first step is to become aware of what the two are. Author of The Art and Etiquette of Polyamory, Françoise Simpère writes: “Arrogance…is generally a cover for a chronic lack of self-confidence.To be specific, self-confidence is when one is […]

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    Does Advice for Managing Workplace Bullying Really Work?

    If you’ve ever been chewed out by your boss, or suffered through endless criticism and condescension from a colleague, you’re one of many people who have been a victim of workplace bullying. While certain harassment situations call upon employees to follow specific human resources protocol as determined by federal law, many employees have experiences that […]

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    6 Ways to Deal with Different Emotional Conditions

    Outrage is an intense feeling. On the off chance that it isn’t taken care of fittingly, it might have disastrous outcomes for you and those nearest to you. Uncontrolled outrage can prompt to contentions, physical battles, altercations, strike and self-hurt. Then again, very much oversaw outrage can be a valuable feeling that persuades you to […]

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    Into the Woods: On the Path to Recovery

    Addiction is devastating at any age, but for parents with a teenager substance abusers, it can all but tear the family apart. Adolescence is a period prone to experimentation, but unfortunately, the desire to try new things can lead teens down a dark path that stops being fun and becomes life-threatening. Studies demonstrate that many […]

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