No More Sub-Tweeting

Written by MHF blog contributor Caroline Meister   In this day and age, everything gets posted on social media, whether it’s what you had for dinner, who you’re dating, or if you’re having a bad day. Countless critics will tell you about how the media is ruining our society. I disagree with this; however, I do think an interesting (and horrible) …

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Stop Bullying: Know the Signs and Consequences

by Jenny Holt from Why Team Building    Bullying takes on many forms, but there is always a victim, perpetrator and even an audience. When a person is bullied, it may take a physical form such as pushing, shoving, hitting or other types of applied force. Teasing, name-calling, and hurtful comments are considered verbal abuse. You might also become a …

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Take Time to Relax! For your Mental Health!

Life can be go go go and it’s important to stop for a breath every once in a while! Take a minute, an hour, or a day to RELAX! Here is a helpful chart made by James, who is a freelance designer. He created this graphic to help people unwind and thought the be nice. crew would really benefit from it. Take …

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Getting help sounds simple, but it can be a battle

by MHF guest blogger Caroline Meister   One of the hardest parts about being friends with someone who has one or more mental illnesses is that sometimes, they aren’t aware there is a problem. Think about it. It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that you are sick, whether you have cancer or depression. There can be a …

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Wellness Wednesday: 12 Self-Awareness Exercises for Happiness and Success

An article from theutopianlife.com   An old African proverb says, “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm.” Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive thought-patterns and unhealthy habits. This leads to better decision-making and behavioral responses. Here …

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Opinion Pages | The Mental Health Crisis in Trump’s America

By Richard A. Friedman | contributing opinion writer for the NY Times A few days after Donald J. Trump was elected president, I started getting anxious phone calls from some of my patients. They were not just worried about the direction President-elect Trump might take the nation, but about how they were going to fare, given their longstanding and serious mental …

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Wellness Wednesday | 3 Proven Rituals To Motivate You

By Eric Barker of Barking Up The Wrong Tree   You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “I-don’t-feel-like-it.” You just don’t have any motivation. Ever feel like that? Well, you’re not alone… Research shows lack of motivation is at a record high. Today more than 50% of American workers feel …

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Ten Things To Do When Your Mental Illness Has You Down

By Caroline Meister | Contributing writer for the MHF   Write a letter. It doesn’t matter to who, just write a letter to someone who you care about. You don’t have to send it, but it will make you feel good to put your thoughts on paper.   Make a playlist. Whether you do it on Spotify or make an …

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Behavioral Activation: The Depression Therapy You’ve Likely Never Heard Of

Research finds a simple action-oriented approach is effective in treating the common mood disorder. By Michael O. Schroeder | Staff Writer for U.S. News and World Report   The laundry is piling up. Calls from friends and family are going unreturned. You haven’t been active for quite some time, and in general you’ve stopped doing many things you used to …

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