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Stop the stigma – we all can improve our mental health hygiene May 6, 2015

We as a society have advanced in many ways and in many fields, from new technologies to advances in the sciences, and improvements in medical and health care treatments…  Though in the mental health field, sometimes I feel that we are still in the dark ages due to the stigma that continues today. A stigma we need to rid ourselves of. Stigma defined is: a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. The shear definition of…

The Reality of Neuroses November 25, 2014

Many people can relate to feeling neurotic from time to time. Some experience it only in certain phobic type situations while others can experience true pervasiveness. Neuroticism is the tendency to experience negative emotions, feel threatened and have intense reactivity to what most would consider minor situations, and often it can take a longer time to regulate emotions. This type of emotional instability can become quite a burden and diminish one’s ability to think clearly, make decisions, and cope effectively with…

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