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2 Great Tips For Parenting A Child With Special Needs

Understanding what your special needs child responds best to is easier than you think. Being a parent to any child is a true blessing. However, when you have a special needs child, it can be a little more difficult if you are unprepared for the[...]

The Problem With Seeing A Life Coach When You Actually Need A Therapist

Understanding the differences between life coaches and therapists is extremely important for your mental health! There are a lot of misconceptions around the differences between certified therapists and life coaches. In fact, to the uninformed,[...]

2 Amazing Self-Care Techniques To Reduce Your Anxiety

Practicing self-care is a great way to curb your anxiety! Patients who struggle with anxiety can have a difficult time managing their symptoms. Some days are harder than others. In fact, most people with anxiety are stuck in their heads, findin[...]

The Connection Between Autism And Screen Time: Special Brains, Special Risks

Children with autism are often negatively affected by too much screen time. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are highly prone to developing negative effects as a result of too much screen time. In fact, children with ASD are likely [...]

Common Causes Of Anger And Healthy Ways To Manage It

Getting a handle on your anger is easier than you think. Anger is a normal human emotion that we all endure sometimes. However, some of us handle anger in destructive ways. In fact, understanding healthy ways to manage your anger when things be[...]

3 Crucial Things To Say To Someone With Depression

Understanding the best ways to handle loved ones with depression is easier than you think! Many people go through periods of depression in their lives. However, suffering from clinical depression is a more severe situation that requires friends[...]

How Yoga And Breathing Exercises Can Help Alleviate Depression

Alleviating depression is easier than you think! If you have depression it can be extremely difficult to live a peaceful life. However, new research has been done that shows practicing yoga and deep breathing exercises can have positive benefit[...]

Everything You Need To Know About Marriage And Divorce Counseling

Counseling can often be the best solution for your marriage or divorce struggles. Just like marriage, people seeking a divorce may need to seek a professional who can assist in making the transition a smooth one for all parties involved. Despit[...]

5 Common Misconceptions About Deaf People

The top deaf myths, busted! There are a variety of myths that people have regarding the deaf. It’s important that we start to debunk these myths and learn to treat the deaf with the respect that they deserve. All Deaf People Can Read Lips And W[...]

Is Social Anxiety Limiting Your Enjoyment Of Life?

A mental health professional may be able to help you with your social anxiety. Of course, anxiety can severely affect your life and limit your fun. Having social anxiety means that you are constantly agitated. Unable to let your guard down, peo[...]

3 Best Tips To Get You Out Of A Bad Mood

Turn that frown upside down! As humans, we are able to feel a wide range of emotions daily. This means we can feel different emotions at any moment. We can easily go from sad to happy to frustrated all in the span of an hour. That being said, w[...]

Everything You Wanted To Know About Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is a complex disability. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a condition that affects less than one percent of the population and is often the forgotten condition among the intellectual and developmental disabilities. What Is Cerebral Palsy? [...]

How To Handle “What If” Thinking

The best way to tackle your thoughts is by breathing. Our minds get the best of us sometimes. Anxiety often begins when we start thinking about the “what ifs” in life. Oftentimes this sort of thinking can snowball and lead to us thinking about [...]

Benefits Of Therapy Dogs

Therapy dogs are the best! It’s safe to say we as humans love some cuddles from animals like cats and dogs. Pet owners can attest to the mood boosting and stress relieving benefits of animals. These days, therapy dogs seem to be more common tha[...]

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Those With Social Anxiety Disorder

Coping with social anxiety disorder is easier with CBT. Social anxiety disorder is often treated with antidepressants, but could there be a more holistic way to treat social anxiety disorder? Fortunately, a study has found that cognitive behavi[...]

Why The Deaf Are More Prone To Suffer From Mental Health Issues

Everyone can suffer from a mental health issues. Having language and communication barriers are bound to cause anxiety. Think about not being able to hear the person on the other end of the phone clearly, static obstructing your hearing; rage a[...]

How Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Help With Autism?

How CBT can help those with autism. Every parent of a child with autism wants to make sure they are doing all they can to help. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or (CBT) has been helping treat young children, teens and adults with a variety of ment[...]

3 Ways to Practice Daily Mindfulness

The holiday season is a stressful time for everyone—there are presents to wrap, family members to visit, and tons of stressful things to get done. Oh, and everyone is running around frantically! It can be a struggle to stay calm during such a st[...]

How Can Grief Therapy Help You?

Therapy is a great way to cope with grief. When you lose someone important to you, moving on can seem just about impossible. It can be especially difficult during the holiday season, as you prepare to go through holidays without someone that yo[...]

Hearing Loss Can Affect the Whole Family

Dealing with hearing loss in a family member will require some treatment as well as adaptation and understanding. When someone in a family becomes ill or develops a physical or mental condition of some kind, they are not the only ones affected.[...]