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Category: Mental Health

Codependency

Avoidance

Do you expend all of your energy in meeting your partner’s needs? Perhaps you feel trapped in your marriage, or maybe you feel as though you are the one making all of the sacrifices for your relationship. When a relationship is one-sided, where one person relies on the other for all of their emotional needs, or when the partnership itself...
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The Gift of Self-Care and Compassion: Managing Regression and Triggers During the Holidays

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, not everyone can relate to the popular holiday carol. For some, the holiday season is a jovial time to get together with family and friends, unwind and relax, and enjoy indulging in comforting foods and maybe an extra glass of wine or two. While the winter holidays can be joyous for...
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Speaking to the Survivor: Why People Abuse, Types of Abuse, and Safely Leaving

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The image of domestic violence is often painted as a woman clad with bruises; an image that depicts the physical pain her partner put her through. Visuals of women with black eyes and black and blue limbs are jarring and mostly empathized with more than hidden forms of abuse. Physical violence is a horrifying, real experience that many women and...
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Poor Body Image and the Link To Eating Disorders

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Perhaps the most prominent clinical feature associated with an eating disorder, poor body image is multidimensional. Thus, it’s not only about one’s dissatisfaction with size, shape or weight. It includes a person’s attitudes and perceptions. Providing an enlightening approach to eating disorders, Hilde Bruch’s observations note the link between body image disturbances and core features such as poor interceptive awareness...
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Compulsive Sexual Behavior is Now Classified as a Mental Health Condition

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Though some have struggled with compulsive hypersexuality since the dawn of time, compulsive sexual behavior has only recently been acknowledged as a compulsive disorder. Very recently, the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), included compulsive sexual behavior, a condition to be categorized as an Impulse Control Disorder. The IDC-11 list defines compulsive sexual behavior as “a persistent pattern...
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What it Means to Be A Man

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Regardless of what school of parenting one is set to follow, a parent in today’s society will encounter the same hurdles as those in previous generations, which implies that they are also at risk for the same sort of pitfalls. Even so, in an increasingly digital society marked by packed schedules, constant striving for perfection and an overabundance of “straight...
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Suicide: A Growing Epidemic

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As a stark reminder of the tremendous toll of suicide, the recent deaths of chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade have once again shined the spotlight on the growing epidemic of suicide in the United States. In a recent article featured in the public health section of National Public Radio (NPR) online, Nell Greenfieldboyce reports that...
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10 Reasons to Practice Yoga for an Entrepreneur

Triune Therapy Group often touts the benefits of a consistent yoga practice in healing from trauma, however the therapeutic benefits of yoga extend far beyond the mat and therapy room. Read more here on how yoga can help you succeed in business. Read more: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/10-reasons-practice-yoga-entrepreneur-martin-duval
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