It is common for people to seek out being in nature as a way to de-stress and relieve their anxiety. Being in a secluded place away from the noise and over-stimulation of the city can help people feel rejuvenated. Recent studies have found that exposure to nature, especially in early childhood, can predict better mental health for adults.   Exposure to a natural environment is known to ....
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    Feeling lonely is a common problem for people, even when they have lots of people in their life. The experience of being lonely can happen to anyone at any time no matter what their situation. Loneliness can be a difficult obstacle but there are tactics that can help minimize the feelings and help you overcome being lonely.  
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Those who suffer from borderline personality disorder are dealing with a lot of painful and volatile emotions that they must cope with often on a daily basis. People with BPD experience more intense emotions for longer periods of time than the average person and if they haven’t developed coping strategies it can be very challenging for them to have healthy relationships. Self-care is an import....
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Resolving mental health issues can be a long process but there are certain tactics you can use any time you need to boost your mental health. Your mental state can depend on many factors but these are some habits and tools that can be useful in improving your mental health on a regular basis. Say something positive about yourself. People often focus on the negative aspects of themselves that....
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People that suffer from anxiety, depression and other mental health problems may struggle with issues of low self-esteem. This is a common problem for people that may have been treated badly in the past by family members, been bullied in school or developed negative thoughts about themselves because of their mental illness symptoms. They might have habits of negative self-talk that can be diffic....
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People often focus on the idea of mental health or use terms like behavioral health and mental health interchangeably but the two actually have distinct differences. When discussing or treating behavioral health it is mainly related to the connection between certain behaviors and the underlying wellbeing of the individual. They may behave in certain ways because they are physically, mentally or sp....
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When someone suffers from clinical depression, it can affect numerous aspects of their daily life. They not only struggle with relationships and their physical health, they might also have problems performing well at work. The symptoms of their depression can make it hard to succeed and be as productive as they normally would if they were feeling their best. Many of the regular symptoms of depr....
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Pop singer turned actress Lady Gaga recently announced plans to expand her teen mental health program known as teen Mental Health First Aid. She began this program through her own Born this Way foundation along with the National Council for Behavioral Health to help provide peer counseling services to schools throughout the U.S. The expansion of the program ....
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With people always finding new and unique ways to connect online, it is not surprising that online therapy is becoming a popular option for mental health treatment. More Americans than ever suffer from mental health issues like anxiety and depression and need help in order to function better in their daily lives. Having resources like digital thera....
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Although most people think of a vacation as an escape from their problems, for people struggling with anxiety they may still be dealing with their symptoms even when they take a break. Anxiety can happen anywhere and at anytime for people with this illness and traveling can involve its own stresses that may trigger an attack. Even though anxiety may still be present, you can find ways to manage it....
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