The Deep Connection Between Trauma and Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental health issue that affects at least an estimated 1.6% of all American adults. It is a mental illness that affects a person’s ability to control their own emotions, which can result in impulsive behaviors, poorly developed relationships with others, and poor self-esteem. It is an issue that […]

Schizophrenia Art Therapy: Turning Creativity into Healing

Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that causes people to think, feel, and act in abnormal ways. Art therapy can be transformative in helping someone with schizophrenia recognize, express, and process their symptoms with another person without having to rely solely on words. Schizophrenia art therapy provides space for difficult experiences to be seen in […]

Meditation Benefits for Mental Health: An Overview

The meditation benefits for mental health are compelling and increasingly noted by the mainstream medical community. Leading medical centers around the country, like the Mayo Clinic, praise the benefits of meditation for mental health for individuals who experience stress due to their mental health condition or simply as a fact of everyday life. Meditation has […]

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: An Overview

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition defined by the National Institute of Mental Health as a disorder that “severely impacts a person’s ability to manage their emotions.” Intense mood swings and emotional outbursts can cause issues in the way they feel about themselves and their interpersonal relationships, and it can increase impulsivity. […]

Complex PTSD Symptoms: What to Look For

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) are related conditions, but the complex form is typically the more severe of the two. Complex PTSD symptoms tend to include common PTSD symptoms like flashbacks and nightmares. Still, they often involve additional symptoms such as difficulty connecting with others, feelings of guilt or shame, […]

Understanding Schizophrenia In the Workplace

Schizophrenia and the Workplace In California  Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder that involves hallucinations, delusions, and disordered thinking. Schizophrenia in the workplace can be challenging for patients. At any given time, only 10-25% of schizophrenic patients are employed, demonstrating that there may be barriers in place for individuals with this disorder.  Schizophrenic patients […]

Lifestyle’s Impact on Schizophrenia: Your Choices and Mental Well-Being

The Role of Nutrition in Schizophrenia Management A healthy lifestyle can promote improved management of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that can involve debilitating symptoms that make it difficult or even impossible to manage basic activities associated with daily living, such as working, attending school, or caring for family. The main symptoms of […]

How to Regain Your Purpose and Fight Depression

Why Is a Sense of Purpose Important? Everybody can benefit from a strong sense of purpose, as it motivates them to work hard and live life to the fullest. It is more than just setting specific daily goals or receiving accolades. A sense of purpose is more far-reaching, extending beyond the self, and it is […]

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