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The Importance of Being in Therapy While on Medication

The Importance of Being in Therapy While on Medication

While research supports that the most effective treatment for mental health is a combination of medication and therapy, many utilize medication only, believing therapy will not be helpful while others work hard in therapy and do not see medication as an option. There are a few reasons for this difference in beliefs.

How To Care For Your Mental Health While Unemployed

How To Care For Your Mental Health While Unemployed

Being unemployed can be tough. Here are a few suggestions that can keep you mentally healthy while you ride out the job search.

5 Supplements You've Probably Never Heard Of That Improve Brain Function

5 Supplements You've Probably Never Heard Of That Improve Brain Function

Consider taking these supplements if you want to keep your brain sharp and healthy.

What's Your Money Personality?

What's Your Money Personality?

Money can be a somewhat taboo topic, but it plays such a significant role in everyone’s lives. That’s why it’s so important for you to understand your relationship with money and how that relationship impacts your decisions.

How To Enjoy Your Phone: The Healthy Way

How To Enjoy Your Phone: The Healthy Way

Smartphones have made our lives much easier, however we know they have also greatly impacted our physical and mental well-being. Here are some suggestions on how you can use your cell phone in a healthier way.

The Most Effective Ways To Ask For Help

The Most Effective Ways To Ask For Help

Sometimes it can be intimidating to ask for help - even though it might be really needed. So, what’s the best way to go about asking? Try these tips next time you need help from a friend, family member, or stranger.

Real Reasons Why Breakups Hurt

Real Reasons Why Breakups Hurt

Most people who have experienced a breakup know how painful they can be, especially if you were not the one who decided to end things. Along with the feelings that already come with a breakup - sadness, loss of motivation, obsessive thoughts - we tend to make ourselves feel guilty, angry, or embarrassed by our feelings. You may think to yourself, ‘Why can’t I just get over this?’ or ‘If they ended the relationship, I shouldn’t want to be with them’. Unfortunately, our brains are not wired this way and your feelings are usually warranted. It may make you feel more validated to know that there are legitimate scientific reasons as to why breakups are so difficult.

How To De-Escalate A Fight With Your Partner

How To De-Escalate A Fight With Your Partner

The best way to de-escalate an argument is to control your emotions. If you do that, there’s a good chance your partner will follow suit. To prevent things from getting out of control, try the following tips.

What Happens During The First Therapy Session?

What Happens During The First Therapy Session?

Are you considering trying therapy or preparing for your first therapy session? Here’s what to expect.

How To Keep Things Simple

How To Keep Things Simple

As humans, we tend to complicate things - it’s in our nature. But, there is something great about keeping things simple, even though it tends to be difficult. Keeping things simple can help to reduce your stress and keep you focused on the things that matter. Here are some tips on keeping things simple: