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«it can lead to destructive coping mechanisms such as isolation and substance abuse. This creates a vicious cycle of avoidance that increases stress and creates and reinforces anxiety and depression.»
Forget mantras and self-help that do not work. Use these simple self-parenting strategies to make lasting changes in your life.
When we face overwhelming stress, disconnecting can be a coping skill.
«Dissociation happens because the person is engaged in an automatic activity and is not paying attention to his or her immediate environment.»
To combat stress and burnout, employers are increasingly offering benefits like virtual mental health support, spontaneous days or even weeks off, meeting-free days, and flexible work scheduling.…
«Detachment leads to better recovery and even improvements in work-related outcomes, such as performance and engagement»
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«Train your body Just as mental health and brain health are deeply entwined, so too are your overall physical health and your brain health»
I discovered that my moods were primarily linked to two things. Here's what I do now when a low mood starts bringing me down.
«The first one was needs, or more accurately, unmet needs. The second one was feelings, unexpressed feelings.»
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Why stress management is bad advice and why you should focus on managing your stressors instead
«The common thread through all of these examples is that getting assertive about your stressors means facing up to the need to make real changes in your life.»
In patients with major depression disorder, it is now possible to predict within a week whether an antidepressant will work thanks to the use of artificial intelligence (AI). With the help of an AI…
Robert Burton’s 1621 work, The Anatomy of Melancholy, is a vast, 900-page exploration of depression. It dances around and calls upon all the sciences of his day — psychology, physiology, astronomy,…
«If 80% of workers experience stress on the job, then the odds are that your boss and your team are going through something, too. The person in that meeting or the colleague who wrote that email is having a hard time. Empathy helps to diminish your own stress and encourages you to reach out.»
Buenos Aires natives go hungry to pay for psychoanalysis, amid growing instability, anxiety – and societal acceptance
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Most advice for anxiety doesn't work long-term... These 7 bits of advice will actually help you be less anxious for good.
«When you immediately try to avoid or get rid of anxiety with coping skills, you make yourself more anxious in the long-run because you’ve trained your brain to fear anxiety itself.»
It’s time to let go of impossible-to-achieve health goals and just…do less.
Anxiety is a human condition; our reaction to it is automatic and often ruinous. So, what is the best way to handle stress?
«Healing from anxiety does not mean not feeling it anymore but that we respond in a compassionate, constructive manner.»
It’s never too late to start.
«aging can actually do great things for your mental health—with age typically comes wisdom, after all. “The aging process often brings increased resilience and coping skills, contributing to better mental health outcomes»
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«even if drug companies steered ketamine through the expensive approval process as an antidepressant, doctors could still prescribe the cheap»
When even everyday social situations make you feel self-conscious and afraid, it’s time to try these well-tested techniques
«Social anxiety tricks you into believing that certain situations cause anxiety, but in reality, your thoughts about the situations drive your anxiety.»
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Why It Happened and Why It’s Bad For Democracy
Investing in people’s future mental health, based on the key socioeconomic factors underlying it, is the only way to address this rising problem.
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