Mental Health Blog

Overcoming Childhood Adversity: From Surviving to Thriving

Overcoming Childhood Adversity: From Surviving to Thriving The story of a happy childhood: Two individuals fall in love. They make a life-long commitment to each other, deciding to become parents and start a family. Together, these two parents love and nurture their children, providing a safe and comfortable home environment, nutritious food, appropriate medical care, stimulating interaction and activities conducive...[ read more ]

5 Daily Self-Care Exercises for Survivors of Abuse

Unfortunately, being a survivor of trauma or abuse is exceedingly common. According to the National Children’s Alliance, nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S. annually. And according to the Center for Disease Control’s 2017 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, nearly 1 in 4 adult women and approximately 1 in 7 adult men report having experienced severe physical...[ read more ]

Why Anger is Different from Other Emotions

Of all the emotions, anger is perhaps the one that most people have the hardest time dealing with. That’s most likely because anger is not like the other emotions. It is unique. In fact, a 2017 survey by the Mental Health Foundation of 2000 people found that 28% are sometimes worried about the level of anger that they feel.While feeling anger can...[ read more ]



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