10 of the Best Nighttime Beverages for Sleep

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Reading Time: 5 minutes When it comes to a good night’s rest, a sleepy nighttime beverage can make a world of difference, helping you to relax and drift into a peaceful slumber faster and better. Most nighttime beverages are served warm. But a few chilled options can also lull you to sleep. Some pack a nutritional punch, offering a […]

20 Inspirational Words That’ll Work Wonders For Your Mental Health

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Inspirational words dare you to dream. They make the impossible possible. In just a few letters, they can tell a story, define a person, or galvanize an entire nation. And when it comes to mental health, inspirational words are some of the most powerful weapons you’ll ever have to live your best life. So without […]

Panic Attack Vs. Nervous Breakdown: Recognizing the Symptoms of Each

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Knowing the difference between a panic attack and a nervous breakdown is important, as each condition carries its own cocktail of symptoms. Here’s how to tell them apart: What is a Panic Attack? Lasting a mere few minutes, a panic attack is often triggered by a sudden and acute sense of fear. A panic episode […]

Thanksgiving Stress: 5 Tips to Keep Calm During the Holidays

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanksgiving is here, which means you’ll soon be donning your favorite “reindeer jumper,” as Bridget Jones would say, and gearing up for yet another regrettable feast that pushes your pants’ buttons to the limit. If you’re dreading thanksgiving stress, or just can’t handle an awkward Thanksgiving dinner, then here are five tips to keep calm […]

7 Self-Care Ideas For Caregivers To Stay Strong And Optimistic

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Reading Time: 3 minutes This guest post was written by Harry Cline of newcaregiver.org. Whether you’re looking after a loved one or a client, being a caregiver can be mentally and physically exhausting. You’re so used to helping others and checking items off your to-do list that you feel guilty for even considering taking time for yourself. But burnout is […]

Imposter Syndrome Explained: How To Overcome Feeling Like One Big Fraud

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Impostor syndrome is a psychological condition in which high-achieving individuals feel like their successes are undeserved. As such, these folx are often unable to accept their accomplishments lest they be exposed as “frauds.” People who suffer from imposter syndrome, otherwise known as the imposter phenomenon, feel as though it’s a matter of time before someone […]

7 Mental Health Services To Drop Kick Mental Illness In The Face

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Reading Time: 6 minutes According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness or disorder of some kind, leading to stress, anxiety, and depression of epic proportions. These symptoms suck, to say the least. They make you feel like nothing is ever going to be okay again. And […]

What Are Endorphins And What Role Do They Play In Mental Health?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Endorphins are endogenous opioid peptides stored in the brain’s pituitary gland. When released, they function as neurotransmitters that relieve pain and boost euphoria. The fifth-grade answer? Endorphins are happy chemicals that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. How do Endorphins Work Exactly? Think back to a time when you were overcome with intense pleasure […]