Mental Health Podcasts

The Top Ten Mental Health Podcasts to Keep you Grounded and Uplifted

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Mental health podcasts are a great way to check ourselves, feel less alone, and put on our earphones to leave the world behind… We all have things that we struggle with on our own and collectively. Sometimes the best medicine is finding a reminder that you are not alone. Podcasts are an excellent way to find humor in the human …

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How to fix a Toxic Relationship…Or, Should you?

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Toxic relationships are like a festering wound; they just keep hurting, and they never heal. No matter how much you want your toxic relationship to work, it won’t. You are like a child with a puzzle piece trying to make something fit that simply doesn’t. The problem with toxic relationships is that you feel as if there is something you …

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Resilience: Build the Skills to get you Through Life’s Challenges

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It isn’t the number of hurdles you have to jump over to cross the finish line; it is how successfully you clear them and leave them in your wake… resilience is what propels us forward even we don’t feel like it sometimes. Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” In practical terms, resilience means being …

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Is There a Connection Between Impulsive Behavior and Depression?

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That inner voice that guides right and wrong tries to stop you and say, “Hold on,” but you ignore it. You’ve been in this position so many times, and it never ends how you want…but this time will be different, or will it? If impulsive behavior is ruling you, instead of you it, change is possible. Impulse is something that …

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Panic Attacks Vs. Anxiety Attacks: Differences & Symptoms

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Your heart is racing, your palms are sweaty, you can’t breathe, you fear you might pass out, and you feel as if you are going to die…BREATHE! Anxiety attacks vs. panic attacks – that which doesn’t kill us only makes us stronger! A panic attack is something difficult to describe if you haven’t ever had one. Mostly, because even though …

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How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts and Calm Your Mind

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“Did I pay my phone bill?” “Did I set my morning alarm?” “What I leave the house unlocked?” For someone with obsessive thoughts, these questions will sound all too familiar. Obsessive thinking is the hallmark of many mental health conditions, like anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The cycling thoughts come unbidden, and no matter how much you try to …

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Anger Management Classes: Do they Really Work?

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How much energy does your anger sap from you daily? If you haven’t already noticed, anger is an exhausting emotion. It forces you to cycle from angry outbursts through a draining emotional recovery. You’ll have little room left for the positive parts of your life. If you are tired of constantly battling the world, it may be time to consider …

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Feel Overwhelmed? Try These 10 Strategies to Reduce Stress

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“You are braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”– Christopher Robin The enigma of stress is that it can be a positive force in your life or a negative one, but it is a human condition that we can’t avoid. If you feel overwhelmed, take heart. You are absolutely not alone! And the …

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5 Main Personality Traits: What Personality Type Are You?

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How would you describe your personality? Would you use the words extroverted and open, or closed-minded and introverted? There are a lot of personality traits to choose from, but which ones are measurable and scientifically proven?  Openness and extraversion are just a few of the personality traits used within the Big-5 theory of personality. It’s a theory which has evolved …