coping with PTSD

10 Tips for Coping With PTSD

About 8% of the population will have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some point in their lives. In a given year, about eight million people struggle with this condition. Not everyone receives the help they need, though. Are you currently struggling with PTSD? At some times, it can feel suffocating. Learning how to start coping …

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internal family systems

What You Should Know About Internal Family Systems Therapy

Handling trauma is no easy feat, especially if you have suppressed your emotions for a while. However, severe mental health issues can bring your traumas back to the surface. Without proper care and acknowledgment, previous traumas can do real damage to your already fragile mental health. What can you do when your mental health starts …

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therapy retreat

What You Can Expect at a Therapy Retreat

Deciding to get help for mental illness or personal issues is tough. It takes an incredible amount of bravery, willpower, and self-love.  One of the more popular forms of getting help for personal struggles is going to a therapy retreat. These intensive programs are great choices for helping you get back on your feet without …

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holistic mental health

7 Surprising Ways to Use Holistic Mental Health Practices

Holistic mental health practices encompass more than what is on your mind. The purpose of all holistic forms of medicine is to treat the “whole person” rather than the problem. Holistic mental health practices incorporate exercise. Different forms of therapy for people in recovery are necessary. A successful treatment pays close attention to your fitness …

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healing from trauma

Healing From Trauma: When to Seek Professional Help

Healing from trauma is something that no one should have to do alone. And luckily, many people are choosing to seek help for their recovery. According to recent studies, nearly one in every six adults in the United States has started therapy in the last year.  You don’t have to know how to heal from trauma. …

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ptsd flashbacks

7 Tips for Managing PTSD Flashbacks

Flashbacks caused by PTSD can happen at any given moment. You could be driving your car or cleaning inside your home and it hits you. At that moment, you feel as though you have little to no control over what’s happening.  Your body’s taken over by your past trauma, and the only thing you’re concerned …

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trauma informed therapy

Trauma Informed Therapy: What Is It?

In the United States, 70 percent of adults have experienced a traumatic event. That means there are 223 million people carrying the aftermath of unresolved trauma. Are you one of them? Unresolved trauma can have long-lasting negative effects. Side effects of trauma include depression, anxiety, inability to handle conflict, and more. Trauma can make doing the simplest tasks a major …

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mental health retreat

5 Benefits of Going on a Mental Health Retreat

It’s more important than ever to take care of your mental health and ensure you don’t put too much pressure on yourself. If you can feel yourself burning out, slipping back into old habits, or feel like you may need support, a mental health retreat could be for you. If you’re not sure what you …

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holistic approach to mental health

What You Need to Know About the Holistic Approach to Mental Health

Approximately 1/5 of adults in the United States (that works out to about 51.5 million people) live with some kind of mental illness. Are you one of them? Do you need help managing your mental health? Are you want to do it in a more holistic, well-rounded way? If you’re curious about taking a holistic …

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