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Benefits of Mindfulness For Your Health

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Mindfulness is often a generalization that can refer to any practice of centering your focus on your mind, body, and spirit. It is so easy to get caught up in the anxiety of what is about to come in the future or even to dwell on things that have happened in the past, so we … Read more

Talking to Your Partner About Starting Couples Therapy

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Dealing with challenges in a relationship is already difficult enough, but going through them alone can seem nearly impossible. When you and your partner have ended up in a less-than-positive space, you might feel like there is nothing you can do. While couple’s therapy is a great way to work things out and build solutions … Read more

Factors That Can Trigger Insomnia

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Millions of people, of all ages, suffer from insomnia across the world. This is a very serious sleep disorder that can affect their ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. In the United States alone, more than 25% of insomnia sufferers also deal with increased stress and a lack of mental health support. However, symptoms … Read more

Difference Between Stress and Anxiety

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Dealing with one’s emotions can be a difficult, often invisible, battle with oneself. It is impossible to understand and process what you’re feeling on your own, especially in a storm of overwhelming feelings. If you are looking to take the next step in your mental health journey, or you just need someone to talk to … Read more

Why Does Stress Happen?

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We have all felt it at some point in our lives, and we are likely feeling a form of it right now: Stress. This invisible yet tangible tension can cause many physical and mental health problems the more it builds up. But where does it come from? Why does stress happen when we are overworked … Read more

Ways City Life Can Increase Social Anxiety

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Almost everyone is drawn to the appeal of the big city. Financial opportunities, entertainment events, and bright lights that people just can’t seem to get enough of. But some folks never seem to settle into city life no matter how long they’ve lived there. Public transportation woes, rising costs of living, and nighttime noisiness can … Read more

Understanding Body Image Disorders

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Everyone has their own body image, meaning that they view their own bodies in a very unique way. Some people are happy with the way they look, while others may feel that something is “wrong” or “off” about them. The mental attitude that one has towards one’s own body can also be attributed to body … Read more

Helping a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder

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Dealing with the more severe symptoms of bipolar disorder is exhausting for those diagnosed with the condition as well as their family members. Not only can bipolar lead to increasing mental health issues, but it can also have a negative impact on socialization and self-esteem. A lot of folks tend to experience mood swings and … Read more

What Causes High Depression Rates in NYC?

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New York City: The Big Apple. The City That Never Sleeps. There are many endearing nicknames for the city that was once known as the center of the world, but among them should be counted “the center of depression.” Since New York is often seen as the epitome of all things financial, political, and social, … Read more

Hidden Signs of Anxiety

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Some people feel more comfortable talking about their anxiety with others than being open about it. Many people are reluctant to talk about their mental health. There are many indicators that someone may have hidden anxiety. Knowing that you or someone you know is experiencing this type of behavior can help you understand their functioning … Read more

Risk Factors for Insomnia

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Millions of people around the world suffer from insomnia, a sleep disorder that affects their ability to fall asleep or stay asleep. The United States alone has around 25% of people who experience insomnia every year. However, 75% of those people don’t develop long-term symptoms because they proactively seek insomnia treatment in NYC. Daytime fatigue … Read more

Myths About OCD

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As one of the more commonly talked-about mental health conditions, obsessive-compulsive disorder comes with a lot of stereotypes. Researchers believe that almost 1% of all American adults are affected by OCD, or display behaviors and thoughts classified as compulsive. But a lot of media and TV portrayals of this disorder can shed a bad light … Read more

Sleep and Mental Health

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Mental health and sleep are closely linked. Your mental and psychological health are affected by sleep deprivation. People with mental health issues are more likely than others to experience insomnia or other sleep disorders. Americans are known for being sleep deficient. People with psychiatric conditions tend to be more likely to be awake for long … Read more

Helping a Partner with Personality Disorders

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Borderline personality disorder is a clinical mental illness that can lead to toxicity, a negative self-image, and impulsive behaviors. It can also cause extreme emotions and mood swings. BPD is usually caused by genetics, environmental factors, trauma, and brain activity. Some people may even have difficulty empathizing and carry a huge fear of abandonment by … Read more

Can Nutrition Affect Mental Health?

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It’s no secret that a well-rounded meal can be the best thing for your health. But the benefits of eating good don’t just affect you physically. Studies have shown that nutrition can affect mental health as well. If you are looking to improve your emotional, spiritual, cognitive, and physical well-being, you might want to start … Read more