by Angela Haupt The first time I met with a therapist, our personalities were so jarringly different—she was brash; I was overly sensitive—that I cried the entire session. I didn’t go back, and was turned off from looking for a replacement for years. Just like with any relationship, a therapist and client won’t always beContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 7 signs you need a new therapist”
Category Archives: Mental Health
Healthcare Mondays: She thought anxiety and drinking made her ill. The truth was scarier.
by Sandra G. Boodman A middle-of-the-night trip to the ER revealed the false assumptions that wrongly had shaped her care When Brandie Boyd Meyer arrived at work and told her assistant she had a splitting headache, and after she seemed unsteady and took several breaks in her company’s “wellness room,” her closest colleagues concluded thatContinue reading “Healthcare Mondays: She thought anxiety and drinking made her ill. The truth was scarier.”
Mental Health Mondays: 8 ways to feel less anxious about things beyond your control.
Hope fatigue is the latest mental health challenge therapists are seeing Advice by Lesley Alderman, LCSW Lesley Alderman, LCSW, is a psychotherapist based in Brooklyn. One of my patients showed up at her virtual psychotherapy session last week looking tired. She had always been ambitious and concerned about injustice. During this session, she sighed whenContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 8 ways to feel less anxious about things beyond your control.”
A four-day workweek pilot was so successful most firms say they won’t go back
15 percent of employees who participated said that “no amount of money” would convince them to go back to working five days a week by Annabelle Timsit If the idea of working four days a week for the same pay sounds like music to your ears, the results of a pilot program from the UnitedContinue reading “A four-day workweek pilot was so successful most firms say they won’t go back”
Mental Health Mondays: Key Growth Areas for Anxiously Attached Individuals.
by Above the Middle (Joe Gibson) In a world where it would be great if we can all live securely in love, anxious and avoidant attachments ruin the fun. The two attachment styles, coined by John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth now plague 21st Century romance. It’s not uncommon to hear a friend talk about theirContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Key Growth Areas for Anxiously Attached Individuals.”
Mental Health Mondays: Now for sale: Data on your mental health
by Drew Harwell Capitalizing on the pandemic explosion in telehealth and therapy apps that collect details of your mental health needs, data brokers are packaging that information for resale, a new study finds. There’s no law stopping them. One company advertised the names and home addresses of people with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress or bipolarContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Now for sale: Data on your mental health”
Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).
You can’t control how people act, but you can control what you tolerate. by James Michael Sama ermites are small, barely visible little creatures. By themselves, they’re relatively harmless and wouldn’t be much of a concern if you found one around the house. But, they’re not singular pests, and we all know that when theyContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: You Deserve Better Than These 13 Behaviors (Stop Accepting Them).”
True Crime Sundays: Green Bay Man Wanted in Double Homicide Captured in Arkansas.
by Associated Press Authorities have captured a Green Bay man wanted in a double homicide in Arkansas. GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have captured a Green Bay man wanted in a double homicide in Arkansas. WLUK-TV reported Wednesday that 48-year-old Richard Sotka was arrested Sunday and charged in Brown County, Wisconsin, with two counts of first-degree intentionalContinue reading “True Crime Sundays: Green Bay Man Wanted in Double Homicide Captured in Arkansas.”
17 Life-Changing Micro Habits That Require Only 5 Minutes (or Less)
Breakthroughs don’t change your life; micro-habits do by Darshak Rana New Year’s resolutions. We all make them, myself included. Drink more water, hit the gym, cut back on social media, be more present, get more sleep, save money… the list goes on. But by midyear, I could barely remember what I resolved to do. WhyContinue reading “17 Life-Changing Micro Habits That Require Only 5 Minutes (or Less)”
4 Daily Habits To Build A Better & Faster-Working Brain
Practice these simple habits to unlock your full cognitive potential. by Jari Roomer/Medium Jim Kwik is a renowned expert on memory and brain improvement. In his book Limitless, he shares valuable insights and techniques to unlock your full cognitive potential. “Your brain is capable of amazing things. With the right techniques and a little bit ofContinue reading “4 Daily Habits To Build A Better & Faster-Working Brain”