Health and Nutrition During the Holidays
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1y ago
The holidays are right around the corner which means increased time with loved ones, the potential increase in feelings of loneliness or isolation from others, and often an increase of negative mental health symptoms. Health and Nutrition are key areas to focus on in Mental Health Recovery, especially when it comes to the holidays. Food intake is directly related to our mood regulation. Below is information on foods to indulge in and foods to avoid when regulating symptoms of anxiety. Foods To Eat When Struggling with Anxiety Foods that increase feelings of calm are helpful for living with anx ..read more
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National Stress Awareness Day (NASD)
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
National Stress Awareness Day (NASD) is on every first Wednesday in November and was founded by Carole Spiers, a chairperson of the International Stress Management Association (ISMA), which is a registered charity promoting knowledge about stress, best practices for stress management, well-being, and performance. This day is about recognizing that it is not worth stressing over situations that you cannot control. Stress Awareness day is a time to take a moment and reflect on all the stressors of the modern world, understand their impact, and to learn ways to mitigate the damage that stress can ..read more
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Kate Hudson shares how fitness fuels her mental health: ‘If I’m not active, if I’m not moving, I don’t feel good at all’
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
The Unwind is Yahoo Life’s well-being series in which experts, influencers and celebrities share their approaches to wellness and mental health, from self-care rituals to setting healthy boundaries to the mantras that keep them afloat. There are many words to describe Kate Hudson — she’s an actress, a mom, a podcaster and a brand founder — but perhaps the most fitting word at the moment is simply busy. After all, Hudson — most recently seen in the juicy Apple TV+ series Truth Be Told — has a very big life. The daughter of Goldie Hawn and stepfather Kurt ..read more
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What is Brainspotting Therapy and How does it Help People Suffering from PTSD?
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
When most people think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) they drum up images of war veterans that have experienced horrific acts on the battlefield. But, there are various types of PTSD, and a number of experiences that can create post-traumatic stress disorder in a wide range of people. There are various types of therapies used to treat PTSD; a therapist must consult with the patient, diagnose the disorder, factor in the patient’s medical history and other points, and then determine the best treatment. One popular option: brainspotting therapy treats PTSD, and other mental disorders th ..read more
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4 Important Things You Should Know About Family Scapegoat PTSD
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
Scapegoating, in some cases, is a way for families to cover up issues they cannot face. When this happens, an individual (usually a child or sibling) is targeted by the rest of the family and becomes the root cause for all that is wrong in their inner circle. Often, the sibling who was perceived as the favorite will be the target of family scapegoating–a practice that can leave one with great degrees of trauma, including PTSD. Healing centers like Serenity Trauma offers multiple treatment types for family scapegoat PTSD victims, and each treatment is customized to the individual, including the ..read more
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About Depression
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
Depression, or major depressive disorder, is a very common mood disorder. It affects how an individual feels, thinks, and acts. Depression causes feelings of constant sadness and is associated with a lack of interest in usual activities. Most of us experience depressed or sad moments. However, when intense sadness lasts for many weeks or months and interferes with daily life, it may be something more serious. Depression can lead to a variety of physical and emotional problems and can affect social life, work, and home activities. Fortunately, it is a treatable medical condition. Depression sym ..read more
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UNC-Chapel Hill cancels classes after police investigate reported suicides
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
Lucille Sherman Sun, October 10, 2021, 8:29 PM UNC-Chapel Hill officials canceled classes Tuesday after police investigated multiple reports of suicide since the start of classes this fall. “We are in the middle of a mental health crisis, both on our campus and across our nation, and we are aware that college-aged students carry an increased risk of suicide,” UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz said in a statement. “This crisis has directly impacted members of our community – especially with the passing of two students on campus in the past month.” “At Carolina, we strive to put our st ..read more
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How Brainspotting Therapy Combats Deep Traumas Associated with Addiction
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
Brainspotting therapy, also known as BSP, is a speech-based therapy that unveils the unprocessed traumas a client has through fixed eye positions. Every specific eye position is linked to a “brainspot”–a region of the mind that holds on to emotions and thoughts. Brainspotting clients fixate on problematic brainspots to reveal mental challenges that have been covered up. If you want to understand what brainspoting is, this article will shed light, and if you feel this could be an ideal therapy type for you, reach out to Serenity GTrauma and one of our therapists will give you an assessment. How ..read more
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Long Covid is a bigger problem than we thought
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
The long Covid problem might be bigger than we thought. A large study has revealed that one in three Covid-19 survivors have suffered symptoms three to six months after getting infected, with breathing problems, abdominal symptoms such as abdominal pain, change of bowel habit and diarrhoea, fatigue, pain, anxiety and depression among the most common issues reported. Researchers at the University of Oxford, the National Institute for Health Research and the Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre studied symptoms in more than 270,000 people recovering from Covid-19 and found that the nine feat ..read more
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American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) marks September as Sexual Health Month
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by devs_serenity
1y ago
American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) marks September as Sexual Health Month. It is important to have a discussion about this topic because it is still such a taboo topic for many. We often talk about our health in the context of eating healthy and staying active, but we rarely talk about our sexual health as an important part of our overall well-being, which involves both our physical and emotional health. ASHA describes sexual health as “the ability to embrace and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives.” This month is an opportunity to clear up any gaps in our knowledge regarding sexua ..read more
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