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12 Tricks To Rest, Restore And Grow Your Brain On Vacation
Vacation not only feels blissful, it s also good for your body Regular trips are linked to a lower risk of heart attacks and increased lifespan , among other benefits. It may come as no surprise that travel is also associated with mental health and happiness While the wrong type of trip can leave you more stressed and frazzled than before, the right kind has the potential to grow your brain, help ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Mental Health Under Attack: Veterans Among Those To Pay The Price
According to health policy expert Daniel E. Dawes , The Senate bill is an even meaner bill than the House bill. Dawes who was an instrumental force in the drafting of the Affordable Care Act [ACA] and other mental health advocates are fighting to protect essential benefits currently under attack by Obama opponents, including benefits for mental health and addiction care. We are likely to see signi ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
How To Raise An Optimistic Kid In A Pessimistic World
By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media If you re raising kids today, it can be easy to focus on the negative. And it s no wonder Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, social media, cell phone notifications and even sources you wouldn t expect, like Instagram and YouTube kids are immersed in doom and gloom . Consider their world The suicide rate is up , cyberbullying is rampant, the United States is mor ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Netflix Shows Are Sparking Conversation About Mental Health. But Is It Helping?
Increased awareness of mental health is leading to more conversations about its effects. But not all efforts to bring attention to the subject have positive outcomes and the line between what s productive and what s detrimental is blurring as Netflix and other entertainment providers tackle mental health issues. Netflix last week released To The Bone, a movie that follows a young woman named Ellen ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Here's How To Responsibly Talk About Mental Health In The Public Eye
Earlier this month, the American Psychoanalytic Association sent an email to its members encouraging them to offer analysis on behavior among those in the public eye if they feel inclined to do so. This led to speculation that the organization was giving its members permission to defy the so-called Goldwater rule an ethical guideline that advises mental health workers against commenting on a publi ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Being Neurotic Might Help You Live Longer
Being a little high-strung might pay off at least when it comes to managing your health. Neuroticism, the trait associated with having excessive anxiety, guilt and nervousness, may lower a person s risk of dying early , according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Psychological Science, found that those who score high for the personality type had a slightly reduced risk about 8 ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Professional Comments On Trump’s Mental Health Are A Bad Idea
So yesterday, the American Psychoanalyst Association APsA not to be confused with the APA American Psychiatric Association relieved its members of what s known as the Goldwater rule against making statements about the mental health of public figures. I think that was a bad move. I 39 d say no. Anyone, medical or not, can offer an opinion, but can one call it quot professional quot if it 39 s not y ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
12 Celebrities Get Real On The Power Of Going To Therapy
Step aside, therapy shamers. Not only is seeking mental health help vital when it comes to treating mental health issues, it can drastically improve a person s quality of life. Research shows talking to a therapist can positively rewire the brain . It can also can help you find purpose and better handle life s stressors . Despite all of the perks, there s still a cloud of stigma surrounding mental ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
How A Panic Attack On A Plane Forced Me To Finally Face My Anxiety
miljko via Getty Images By Christine Carter This writer is part of Health.com s contributor network. Learn more about the contributor network and how to join . I remember the moment I lost control. I had just finished running through a busy airport with my husband to catch an international flight. We made it to the gate and were waiting for our boarding group to be called, when I suddenly felt a c ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Anxiety: The Monster I Cannot See
Lately I have been anxious unbearably anxious. Maybe it is all of the impending changes in my life. Maybe it is the current state of our nation, the insecurity I now feel in the country I call home. Or maybe it is just my damn anxiety disorder, but whatever it is I find myself on edge. My heart has been racing and my mind has been chasing after random thoughts and barely formulated ideas. I am afr ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
An Open Letter To My Therapist Who Called Me A 'Strong Black Woman'
I knew at the age of 16 that life wasn t going to be easy as a teenage, single parent. Somehow between the late nights and early days, I was able to walk across that stage and receive my high school degree. That was just one of many obstacles that I battled through. My son was non-verbal until he was 5 years old. On some days, all he did was scream and violently beat his head against the wall. It ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
Suicide Rates For Teen Boys And Girls Are Climbing
The suicide rates for adolescent boys and girls have been steadily rising since 2007, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The suicide rate for girls ages 15 to 19 doubled from 2007 to 2015, when it reached its highest point in 40 years , according to the CDC. The suicide rate for boys ages 15 to 19 increased by 30 percent over the same time period. T ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Aug 28
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