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High-functioning depression

The term “high-functioning depression” refers to someone who, from the outside, seems to be anything but depressed, but underneath is masking symptoms like feeling guilty or worthless, and even having thoughts of self-harm or suicide.’ There are many forms of depression. Depression takes many forms and can range greatly in severeness. Some people will be […]

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Mental Health professionals: what are the differences?

Mental health Professional

Finding the right mental health professional can help you take control of any issue in your life. But which mental health professional is right for  you? We’ve gathered together the basic information you need to learn about different types of mental health professionals to help understand the differences between the services they offer. Psychotherapist  Psychotherapy […]

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Toxic friendship: what is it and how to recognize it 

Toxic Friendship

Toxic friendship vs Healthy friendship A toxic friendship can take different forms, but they generally drain you mentally and have a way of bringing you down instead of building you up. Friends help make life more meaningful.  They provide social and emotional support, ease feelings of loneliness, and help you feel happier and more satisfied with […]

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Therapy for trauma and PTSD

Trauma and PTSD

What is Trauma therapy  Trauma therapy is just that – a form of talk therapy aimed at treating the emotional and mental health consequences of trauma. Trauma therapy is not one specific type of therapy. Instead, a variety of therapies can be used alone or together to help you deal with the trauma and move on […]

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Why is it important to set personal boundaries?

Personal Boundaries

Personal Boundaries – What they are? Personal boundaries are basic guidelines that people create to establish how others are able to behave around them.  Setting personal boundaries is the key to ensuring relationships are mutually respectful, supportive and caring. Boundaries can be physical or emotional in nature, and they help distinguish the desires, needs, and […]

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Panic Attack vs Anxiety attack : do you know the difference?

Panic attacks and anxiety attacks

Panic attack and anxiety attack are different Knowing the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic attack is crucial in order to find the appropriate treatment or develop useful coping skills. By understanding the symptoms of an anxiety attack vs. panic attack, you can more efficiently address your mental health and the issues behind […]

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Signs and reasons to start therapy

Start therapy

How do you know when it’s time to start therapy?  First and foremost, the decision to start therapy, whether in-person or via online therapy, is highly personal. Sure, certain circumstances might mean that therapy can be incredibly beneficial to you, for example if you’re struggling with a mental illness like depression or anxiety, you’re in […]

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Mental Health and Work: how to be happy at work

How to be happy at work

10 tips to be happy at work  Are you happy at work? If not, it might be time to consider exploring your options. However, sometimes this isn’t an option, so we have been working on creating advice to help boost your happiness at work. Enjoying the work that you do is crucial, not only to […]

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10 Bad Habits that impact your mental health

Bad habits and mental health

Bad habits for our mental health tend to go ignored. We all have some “bad” habits.  While having bad habits is part of being human, sometimes they turn “toxic” and can negatively affect our mental health.  From time to time, it’s important to take a step back and evaluate how much our habits are hurting […]

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Ways to relieve mental stress

Mental Stress

What is mental stress? Mental stress  is an emotional tension or mental strain. It is  a natural feeling of not being able to cope with specific demands and events that come from work, relationships, financial pressures, and other situations. Stress is something everyone experiences. It is part of being human, and it can help motivate […]

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