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Signs of Self-Harm & How to Help

Signs of Self-Harm & How to Help

Self-harm (also known as self-injury) refers to intentionally harming oneself on purpose. Anyone can self-harm, but it’s particularly prominent among adolescents and young adults. One study found that 8% of people between ages 12-17 and 1 in 4 of all young people have...

What Is Inner Child Work?

What Is Inner Child Work?

Your inner child is an integral part of who you are and what you do. In its simplest terms, an inner child is the younger version of yourself. As an adult, your inner child helps shape your thoughts, behaviors, relationships, and overall motivation.  Carl Jung...

How to Deal With Judgmental People 

How to Deal With Judgmental People 

Despite your best attempts to be compassionate or accepting, you will inevitably encounter judgmental people. You can typically tell if someone is judgmental early on during your interaction. They tend to be negative and sarcastic. They are also often demeaning...

Can Stress Make You Tired?

Can Stress Make You Tired?

Understanding stress is fundamental to understanding mental health. When you think of stress, you might picture being on edge, keyed up, and full of adrenaline. For many people, stress turns into feeling tired and burned out. Here’s why:  What is stress? Stress...

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

Humans are wired to protect themselves from harm, but for some people, attempts at self-protection quickly turn into self-sabotage.  What is Self-Sabotaging? Self-sabotaging is a term often used to describe a strategy or set of actions undertaken with the goal of...

How to Become a Mental Health Advocate

How to Become a Mental Health Advocate

You feel passionate about mental health, but what do you do to harness that passion? How do you channel it for the greater good and make a meaningful impact? And how can you help people and inspire change, even if you lack specific credentials or experience? Mental...

Understanding Social Health

Understanding Social Health

Social health refers to how you interact, create, and maintain fulfilling relationships with people. It also includes how flexible and accommodating you are in social situations. While some people may be naturally gifted in this skill, others need practice. Here’s...

How to Be Happy Again

How to Be Happy Again

Therapeutic Strategies for Happiness & Understanding Life ebbs and flows, and we all go through hard times. Sometimes, stress weighs us down, or we feel insecure about ourselves or our decisions. To make matters worse, these complex feelings can intensify if you...

How to Get to Know Yourself | Psychological Strategies

How to Get to Know Yourself | Psychological Strategies

Getting to Know You! Many people move through lives unaware and unconscious of their own values. As a result, they might act in frustrating, repetitive patterns or feel helpless when changing undesirable behaviors.   Self-exploration can be powerful when it...