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Category : Mental Illness

Supporting Your Partner Who Has A Mental Illness

Having a partner who's living with a mental illness can take a toll on your relationship. Here's how to cope. Relationships require a lot of work and commitment to keep them thriving. It’s up to the people in the relationship to make sure that [...]

Self-Help Tips For People Living With Mental Illness

These self-help tips can help you cope with the challenges of mental illness. Living with mental illness can provide you with challenges that present themselves throughout your life. Seeking professional help is a good way to deal with mental i[...]

Bipolar Disorder: What To Look For And How To Know

These are the five main behaviors to look for if you suspect a friend or loved one is living with bipolar disorder. Remember that it is extremely important that you seek help right away as well. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that researc[...]

What Are The Signs Of Postpartum Depression?

If you’re worried you’re experiencing postpartum depression, here’s what you should be looking out for. Postpartum depression is something that affects many women every single year. Just like no two people are like, no two women handle pregnanc[...]

Is Anxiety Taking Over Your Life?

If you’re feeling some or all of these symptoms of anxiety, it’s time to talk to a mental health professional. It may seem like ignoring your anxiety is the best way to deal with it, but that is almost never the case. Anxiety can be sneaky and [...]

How To Combat Your Anxiety

There are many things you can do to find relief in the face of an anxiety attack. As someone who suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, you may become easily overwhelmed by your anxiety. That’s a natural part of having anxiety. However, it’[...]

4 Mental Health Tips for People Who Work from Home

If you’re someone who lives with mental illness and works from home, these mental health tips will elevate your workflow. As someone who lives with a mental illness, you may find working from home more difficult than others do. What’s important[...]

5 Ways to Cope with Your Social Anxiety

If you fear that you’re suffering from crippling social anxiety, there's help out there for you. Social anxiety and introversion are different in many ways. Many people think that if they show signs of an introverted personality, they automatic[...]

Do I Have OCD? The 3 Most Common Signs to Look For

If you're worried that you may show any of these signs of OCD, talk to a therapist in your area as soon as possible If you are struggling with symptoms of OCD, you may feel isolated and misunderstood, but it is important to remember that you’re[...]

Am I Too Anxious? 3 Common Signs of General Anxiety Disorder

If you find that your worrying gets in the way of your daily life, it is time to start looking for other symptoms of an anxiety disorder. Everyone suffers from anxiety at certain points in his or her life. Stage fright is a common reason people[...]

Common Misconceptions About Borderline Personality Disorder

Even among mental health professionals, there is not nearly enough known about BPD and this leads to so many false diagnoses and misconceptions about the disorder. Although borderline personality disorder (BPD) is often seen as a myth, that is [...]

3 Ways a Dog Can Help with Depression

It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression. It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the U.S. are living with depression.  When you’re living with depression, simply getting out of bed in the mo[...]

The Upside of Mental Illness

While it's true that you are different from many people, that is not a bad thing at all. When you’re living with mental illness, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of feeling like you’re all alone on an alien planet. While it’s true that you ar[...]

3 Ways to Get through a Depressive Episode

Through it all, it is important to remember that there is always hope. Living with mental illness can be incredibly tough. For individuals with depression, it is especially tough when they are going through a depressive episode. This is a perio[...]

Dis-Proving Common Myths About Schizophrenia

Thousands of people cope with schizophrenia every day. Thousands of people cope with schizophrenia every day. As with many other types of mental illness, there is quite a bit of misinformation surrounding schizophrenia. These stereotypes are of[...]