Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
Brain and Mental Health
What happens in the brain that can cause mental health disorders? Can someone actually change their mental health? Learn more about the brain and mental health and explore the connections between how your mind effects your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Acknowledging the benefits of anxiety at The Center for Growth: Everyone is wired to experience anxiety, unfortunately some people experience a more exaggerated state of anxiety than intended. Rather than always focusing on how continue reading
Overcoming negativity bias is far more complicated than most people imagine. Though we often split the world into optimists and pessimists, the reality is our brains are hypervigilant to threats; therefore, we inherently have a continue reading
In the late 1980’s, Dr. Marsha Linehan created a cognitive behavioral treatment known as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for chronic suicidal, self-injurious individuals who struggled with emotion regulation. A key component of DBT includes mindfulness continue reading
Coping with PMDD: PMDD, or Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, is when premenstrual symptoms are more severe than PMS, occurring for a longer period of time, and affecting mental health symptoms, such as depression, anxiety, and irritability continue reading