Atlanta Anxiety is a condition that nearly 40 million adults battle in U.S., according to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America. In the series “Anxiety Nation,” Atticus Investigates follows three individuals and their ongoing journey toward mental wellness. Through their stories we’ll chronicle the challenges they face, the triggers that cause their distress, and theContinue reading “Mental Health Monday: Anxiety Nation Investigation”
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Mental Health Mondays: Gaslighting: What It Is and How to Know It’s Happening to You.
By Maia Niguel Hoskin, PhD Medically Reviewed by Seth Gillihan, PhD Whether subtle or overt, gaslighting is a manipulative form of abuse that can cause severe trauma. “Gaslighting” is more than just a trendy buzzword. The concept has been around for decades. And mental health experts say it’s a psychological phenomenon that can have serious emotional implicationsContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Gaslighting: What It Is and How to Know It’s Happening to You.”
Mental Health Mondays: 5 Ways Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health
by Stacy Lastoe and Hilary I. Lebow Here’s why experts say you should consider making time for a vacation this year. Travel lovers, rejoice. As of Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lifted the requirement for airline passengers to test negative for COVID-19 before boarding a flight into the United States. After more than two yearsContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 5 Ways Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health”
Mental Health Mondays: Know these 8 innocent mistakes that keep you stressed and anxious so you can be mentally strong.
by Alex Mathews I’ve struggled with stress and anxiety for over a decade. I’ve undergone a transformation thanks to developing an awareness around what does NOT work. I’ve helped hundreds do the same. Here are some innocent ways we can make things worse: 1. Believing you need ‘fixing.’ When we entertain the idea that weContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: Know these 8 innocent mistakes that keep you stressed and anxious so you can be mentally strong.”
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.”
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: 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).”
Mental Health Mondays:
All Posts Love for the BPD May 6, 2022|#bpd, Love When you have BPD, love is complicated. I have learned that many people enjoy my intensity in a relationship, as I am fully attentive to those I am with. We have hard times connecting with others, so when we date it gives us a chanceContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays:”
8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person
by Matthew Coast There’s nothing as unnerving as doubt. Sometimes doubt can be self-preservation, the nagging conscience that keeps us out of trouble. But sometimes doubt can be self-defeating – the obsessive thoughts that prevent us from being happy. The conflicting thoughts that unravel the things you want, and only reinforce negative attitudes. The questionContinue reading “8 Signs You May Be With The Wrong Person”
Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.
When you have BPD, it is easy to end up with a narcissist. They start off appearing to be the savior that we need. Individuals who have narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) believe they are superior and unique compared to others. Signs you could be dating an individual with NPD include the fact that they haveContinue reading “Mental Health Mondays: 9 Signs You’re Dating a Narcissist – and How to Get Out.”