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.
Stress is a condition that occurs in response to actual or anticipated difficulties in life. Stress is no laughing matter, and if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications, including high blood pressure, sleep disorders, back pain and more. Learn more about stress and how to address it in your own life below.
Winter can be a stressful time of year. Between weather changes, the holiday shopping frenzy, and deciding which relatives to visit first, you may feel the tension building already. For many, winter also brings an continue reading
Reducing Stress in Your Morning Routine: Do you ever find yourself hitting the snooze button several times and then rushing to get out the door for work or school in a frenzy? Mornings can be continue reading
Stress is a condition that occurs in response to actual or anticipated difficulties in life. Stress is no laughing matter, and if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications, including high blood pressure, sleep continue reading
For some the holiday time can be an exciting time of year filled with great food, loved ones, and traditions. For others, it can bring feelings of anxiety, loneliness, frustration, and fear. Not everyone has continue reading
Do you struggle to fall asleep? Do you find that you wake up often throughout the night? Is it difficult to stay awake during the day? Difficulty sleeping can be caused by many different factors continue reading
Do you find yourself stuck in the past, ruminating over previous conversations or interactions? Or maybe you’re focused on the future, stressing about what could happen or how your future could be affected by your continue reading
Anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States, affected about 40 million people. If you struggle with anxiety, you are not alone. Help is available. Anxiety frequently leaves you feeling scared continue reading
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is about acknowledging our emotions from a non-judgmental standpoint, which equips the person to better handle uncomfortable emotional states. Impartial acceptance of emotions is very important with Acceptance and Commitment continue reading
When discussing the ways in which to improve mental health, we tend to focus on the abstract. We explore family influences, maladaptive thinking, reoccurring themes, and several other intangible concepts. Though this focus on the continue reading
Whether you are suffering from chronic anxiety or nervously anticipating an upcoming event or circumstance, stress can interfere with our sleep cycles, affecting our ability to catch those crucial Zzzz's continue reading
Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise: Are you suffering from anger, anxiety, or insomnia? Have you tried countless breathing and relaxation exercises to no avail? Progressive Muscle Relaxation may be right for you! Created by continue reading