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Insight as a Tool for Change

Insight in therapy is more than being self aware. It is using that awareness to create a new relationship to one’s emotions. Maybe you have found yourself to be like the many people who have thought “I am aware of my issues but that doesn’t change anything?” Recognizing a pattern in which you may repeatedly respond to a problematic situation in an unconstructive manner is not enough.

How do physical activities affect mental health?

Medications, therapy, or a combination of both are the most common forms of treatment for a mental health disorder like depression. Numerous studies show, however, that psychotherapy and antidepressants aren’t the only ways to improve mental health.

According to Harvard Medical School psychiatry assistant professor Dr. Michael Craig Miller, exercise can work as well as antidepressant medications but cautioned that exercises alone are not enough to fight severe depression.

Tips to reduce stress during difficult workdays

Work-related stress affects everyone, even those who are passionate about what they do. Some people are able to cope with everyday stress, some aren’t. The truth is that stress is always going to be present regardless of the nature of work.

Studies show that in the United States, job-related stress remains the primary source of stress in adults.

The bad effects of anxiety

What do Oprah Winfrey, Stephen Colbert, and Kourtney Kardashian have in common? These celebrities suffer from anxiety, a normal reaction to stress that can cripple a person both emotionally and physically when it gets out of hand.

In a 2013 interview, Winfrey, dubbed as “the Queen of All Media”, revealed that she almost had a nervous breakdown due to anxiety.