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Group Therapy - What is it? Is it right for me?

Introduction

In today’s fast-paced world, mental health has become a crucial topic. More and more people are seeking ways to maintain their well-being. One powerful method gaining traction is group therapy. But what exactly is group therapy, and how can it help you? This blog post will...

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Ready to Break Free? Exploring Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

In the colorful landscape of mental health therapies, a new star shines brightly: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). More than just another self-help buzzword, ACT is known for offering a refreshing, no-nonsense approach to dealing with life’s inevitable challenges and mental health...

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Navigating Life's Twists and Turns: Your Guide to Thriving Through Change

Life is a constant ebb and flow, filled with transitions that can sometimes feel like tidal waves. Whether it's a career shift, a new city, relationship changes, or the loss of a loved one, these significant life events can profoundly impact our mental health. But don't let the fear of change...

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Building Resilience: Navigating Stress through Friendship and Mutual Support

Stress, an unwelcome yet frequent visitor in our lives, can sometimes become unbearable. When that happens, reaching out to friends for support can be a lifeline. In this post, we'll explore how to ask for help when stress becomes overwhelming, the importance of taking a break, and how to...

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50+ Simple Meals: Stress-Free Solutions

Why opt for 50+ easy meal ideas? Let's be real: maintaining mental wellness is an ongoing process, and if you're anything like me, the never-ending tasks of cleaning, laundry, and cooking can be draining. I often find myself craving a break from these chores (hint: meal prep could be a lifesaver...

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Exercise and Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a protein found in the brain that plays an essential role in neurons' growth, development, and maintenance. It is involved in memory formation, learning, and mood regulation. BDNF also helps to protect neurons from damage caused by stress or injury.


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Learn about Brain-derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)

What is BDNF

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is a protein found in the brain that plays an important role in the growth, development, and maintenance of neurons. It is involved in memory formation, learning, and mood regulation. BDNF also helps to protect neurons from damage caused by...

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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy
 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy 101:

What it is and How it Can Help You Overcome Challenges

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan in the late 1980s. It is used to help people who struggle with emotions that are intense and...

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What is Gaslighting? How Can Therapy Help?

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation that can have a damaging effect on the mental health of victims. It occurs when one person or group systematically manipulates another person or group to gain power and control. Gaslighting can lead to feelings of confusion, self-doubt, anxiety,...

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