How to Know When You Should See A Mental Health Therapist

How to Know When You Should See A Mental Health Therapist

Therapists help people work through the most personal and traumatic times by supporting them in overcoming depression, dealing with loss, and avoiding self-destructive behavior. But many people still hesitate to normalize therapy because of the negative social stigmas surrounding it. Sometimes they believe their family and friends don’t get them and don’t know where to…

7 Benefits of Private Counselling for Your Mental Health

7 Benefits of Private Counselling for Your Mental Health

Counselling is a great way to improve your mental health and well-being. It’s also a good option if you don’t want to see a therapist or psychiatrist but still need help. Over the years, many people have benefited from counselling services, whether dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship issues or any other problem. Counselling can help…

Legal Tips To Help You Protect Your Mental Well-being While Surfing The Internet

Legal Tips To Help You Protect Your Mental Well-being While Surfing The Internet

The internet can be a dangerous place and with all of the scams, phishing attacks, and other malicious activities out there, it’s important to take steps to protect yourself from harm. But did you know that the internet can also be harmful to your mental health?  There are countless ways in which the internet can…

What Levels Of Training Are Required To Become A Therapist

What Levels Of Training Are Required To Become A Therapist

It’s a career that appeals to many, training to become a therapist can open up a world of avenues. Not only does becoming a therapist allow you to help others in your daily life, but the earning potential has no limits. There has been an astronomical number of people who have lost their jobs in…

Actions You Can Take On Your Own

Actions You Can Take On Your Own

Unhappiness about being alone is common. Social connectedness is praised for its benefits, which include increased resilience to stress, higher immunity, and even longer life spans. While loneliness is all too frequently associated with being alone.  According to research, loneliness and social isolation raise the risk of heart disease, obesity, anxiety, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, high…

A ‘Dark Genome’ Offers New Insight Into Bipolar Disorder And Schizophrenia

A ‘Dark Genome’ Offers New Insight Into Bipolar Disorder And Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are two mental illnesses that can significantly affect people’s lives. Schizophrenia is characterized by thoughts or experiences that are out of touch with reality, disorganized speech or behavior, decreased participation in daily activities, and difficulty with concentration and memory. Bipolar disorder is associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive…

Mental Health Tips For Planning A Funeral

Mental Health Tips For Planning A Funeral

Grief looks different for everyone, but it can be especially difficult to process a loved one’s passing when you’re also responsible for planning the funeral. Funeral planning can be a whirlwind logistically, financially, and emotionally. There are several decisions to be made and things to plan within a short period of time, making processing your…

Understanding Grief: How To Help Yourself And Others

Understanding Grief: How To Help Yourself And Others

The post is developed in partnership with BetterHelp. As humans, we often feel our emotions deeply and sincerely. Although, many of us have difficulty naming our emotions as they occur. In many cases, individuals do not recognize their own feelings because of repression or distraction. For example, someone can experience feelings of intense anger but…