Human beings seem to be born wearing rose-colored glasses. Psychologists are interested in how this bias toward the positive works in the very young – and how it fades over time.
Mental Health Awareness
There are ways to take care of yourself when you are processing a call out that not only helps your mental health, but also doesn’t use your mental health as an excuse to escape accountability.
Asking for help isn’t just ok; it should be encouraged.
It’s extremely difficult on a child to grow up with an anxious parent, and even harder if both parents, and sometimes extended family as well, is anxious.
One of the most challenging parts of changing negative self-talk is engaging in ongoing, intentional self-monitoring — to examine when, where, and why these self-judging thoughts arise.
We are not stronger alone. We never have been.
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
Without loneliness, we wouldn’t know how it feels to belong and be at peace.
When children learn about news like the deadly school shooting in Florida, a logical question for them to ask is: Will the same thing happen to me?
A new report shows depression and anxiety are the top reasons college students seek counseling; a psychiatry professor lists a variety of factors.
For the first several years of recovery I hated to think about the diagnosis because of all the symptoms I was suffering from.
How does anxiety color our memories?
The stories we tell our children model behavior and offer them he gift to change the world.
The importance of an accurate diagnosis not based on gender is critical.
Awe also has a powerful impact on us behaviorally, even inspiring compassion and altruistic behavior.
Changes in how we’re spending our free time is a likely culprit.