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10 “Harmless Things” You Say That Hurt Me: Mental Health Awareness — Uncustomary Housewife

I’m letting my heart spill out through my keyboard… metaphorically, of course, and I’m offering it all to you. Today, I’m going to talk about my mental health. This is something that I’ve worked to conceal for a long time, mostly because of the negative stigma attached to mental illness. I’m sharing for two main […] … Continue reading 10 “Harmless Things” You Say That Hurt Me: Mental Health Awareness — Uncustomary Housewife

The Hard Truth About Mental Health — My Life with PTSD & Bipolar

This is how being bipolar 2 feels like. You don’t know what’s coming. It’s a Rollacoaster but how far will I drop? Will I be able to handle it like a mature adult or will I yell and scream. I hope not. The hard truth about mental illness. It’s hard to fix yourself. I experienced […] … Continue reading The Hard Truth About Mental Health — My Life with PTSD & Bipolar

Subliminal Booster – How To Bypass The Conscious Mind & Get a Focus-Key to Be a leader in Life

There are more and more research that prove that a positive attitude is important for success . But not only that. You’re also better with stress and grief, a positive attitude is better for relationships. It is important to work step by step and not to give up. Positive thinking means to live in the present, … Continue reading Subliminal Booster – How To Bypass The Conscious Mind & Get a Focus-Key to Be a leader in Life

Mental Health and Suicide: Could it be Unrelated? — journey to hope and healing

Someone brought up a very interesting point here. Can someone commit suicide and not have depression, mental illnesses, not addiction related, or any of the other stereotypes involved with suicide? There have been so much suicide in the news recently. The CDC states that suicide is on the rise. Two well known celebrities, Kate Spade […] … Continue reading Mental Health and Suicide: Could it be Unrelated? — journey to hope and healing

Mental Health or Mental Illness? — How I Killed Betty!

I dislike the terms ‘Mental Heath’ and/or ‘Mental Illness’. Actually that’s a bit of an understatement. For me, simply using the word ‘mental’ immediately brings images to my mind of the mental asylums of old, with padded cells, beds with wide leather straps and children being torn from the arms of their mothers. The film […] … Continue reading Mental Health or Mental Illness? — How I Killed Betty!

Trauma Can Make it Hard for Kids To Learn, Here’s How Teachers Learn To Deal With That – Adeshina Emmanuel

There’s no debating that childhood trauma seriously impacts how students learn. Researchers have tied stressful events such as divorces, deportations, neglect, sexual abuse and gun violence to behavioral problems, lower math and reading scores, and poor health. The latest research, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, finds that children who endure severe stress are more likely … Continue reading Trauma Can Make it Hard for Kids To Learn, Here’s How Teachers Learn To Deal With That – Adeshina Emmanuel

Are You in Control of Your Life? – Psychology Post

By Dr. Perry, PhD “It is our attitude toward events, not events themselves, which we can control.” ~Epictetus Every morning before I head to the office, I go online and check the traffic report. I mentally rehearse my drive, avoiding all congested roadways, and check my backup route just in case. I have a cup […] … Continue reading Are You in Control of Your Life? – Psychology Post

Anxiety: Why It’s Different From Stress – Peg Rosen

There’s a math test tomorrow and 14-year-old Katherine should be studying. Instead she’s in bed. “I’m not taking the test! What happens if people see I can’t do it? What if I fail again?” she cries to her mom. Anxiety is a sense of fear and worry. And it’s easy to understand why Katherine and … Continue reading Anxiety: Why It’s Different From Stress – Peg Rosen

Living Empathy, Active Listening are Keys To Understanding Those Thinking of Suicide – Carolina Living

Suicide is a tough topic. It has been in the headlines recently with the passing of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade. The topic has spurred much debate on mental health awareness and reform. I understand it is a sensitive issue and challenging for many to talk about. However, I am not one to shy away … Continue reading Living Empathy, Active Listening are Keys To Understanding Those Thinking of Suicide – Carolina Living

The Difference Between ADHD and Autism – Amanda Morin

Trouble paying attention to people. Being constantly on the move. Invading personal space, not reading social cues well and having meltdowns. These can all be signs of both ADHD and autism. And the two conditions can occur together. The signs of autism, also called autism spectrum disorder or ASD, can range in severity. While ADHD … Continue reading The Difference Between ADHD and Autism – Amanda Morin

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