Have you ever wondered what your therapist really wishes you'd do? What about ways to finally embrace your appearance? Or, whether there's really room in your relationship for forgiveness?
If I were a betting woman, I'd say the majority of you probably have, and if so, you're in luck! Our bloggers have just the answers you need today.
10 Things Therapists Wish Everyone Would Do
(Overcoming OCD) -- Psych Central blogger Kyla Cathey discusses her past apprehensions about seeing a therapist, how her life has changed once she started therapy, and her favorite tips from a recent Prevention article.
How are we doing so far this week, Psych Central readers?
Need to take a break from all the holiday chaos for just a minute?
Fortunately, our bloggers were hard at work over the past few days, and have just what you need to get up to speed on how empathy can turn into a dangerous emotion, tips on becoming a better partner, why gorging on junk food affects more than just your waist, and more.
Happy Friday, readers!
Chances are, some of you will be swamped with last-minute holiday shopping this weekend. Before you head out the door, though, why not take some time for yourself? Catch up on what our amazing writers have to offer this week?
You'll learn about keeping your writing career alive, how insurance companies sometimes affect the treatment we get, ways to create better habits, and so much more.
Happy Tuesday, to both our new and loyal readers!
Here at Psych Central, we hope you're having a great start to your week so far -- so much so, that our bloggers have put together some incredibly thoughtful pieces to help you along the way.
Keep reading to learn about dealing with an emotionally neglectful family during the holidays, how introverts can thrive in social settings, the one question (and how you answer it) that can help you better deal with stress, and more.
Happy Friday, sweet readers!
During today's edition of Best of Our Blogs, our Psych Central bloggers get straight to the point.
Are you a perfectionist? Do you suffer from feeling like you have to rescue people? What about finding peace when you're overwhelmed with anxiety?
Get a jump on these topics and more, and don't forget to visit the posts and share your opinions with their authors!
How's your Tuesday, Psych Central readers?
Maybe you're waking up with a cup o' joe, sneaking a few minutes to yourself during your lunch break, or settling in for some enlightening reading before bed.
Whatever the case, our Psych Central bloggers have put together just what you need. Keep reading to learn about core feelings and how you can get unstuck, get some holiday gift ideas for folks managing anxiety, how to boost your happiness with research-backed suggestions, and more!
I don't know about you, sweet readers, but it's been a looooong week for me; fortunately, one of my perks is getting to check out some of Psych Central's most popular posts over the past few days.
That's right. I love learning from my Psych Central family, and I love passing all this valuable (and conversation-starting) knowledge on to you.
Today, read up on why some people find psychiatric hospitals so scary, exercises that can help boost your happiness, how to have a respectful, informative conversation with someone with schizophrenia, and more.
Happy December, Psych Central readers!
Wow, can you believe how quickly 2015 has flown past? Well, we have one more month of 2015 goodies here for you at Psych Central, and our bloggers have already started it off with their best work.
Read on to learn about the surprising thing your laundry basket might say about depression, ways you can find and maximize your happiness, how bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed as anxiety, and more.
Do you tend to isolate yourself from others when you're depressed? Find yourself searching for ways to thrive rather than survive? Lean on myths about love that actually ruin your relationships?
Then our Psych Central bloggers have the answers for you today.
Happy Friday, Psych Central readers!
It's been a busy week here at Psych Central, and our devoted bloggers have worked to bring you many thought-provoking pieces on myths about mental illness, how caregivers can understand and cope with mental exhaustion, why narcissism isn't always a bad thing, and more.
Today's edition of Best of Our Blogs brings you some truly insightful information about adding joy to your mental health treatment plan, finding personal strength through your struggle with social anxiety, a "cheat sheet" for counselors to remember the key components of counseling, and more.
We hope you enjoy!
Although it might be Friday the 13th, our Psych Central bloggers certainly aren't entertaining any superstitious notions this week; in fact, they've rallied together to help you learn about recognizing a bad relationship with your therapist, how to mindfully deal with difficult people, tips on building mental strength, and more.
How to Spot a Bad Therapist: 10 Major Signs
(Caregivers, Family, & Friends) -- Does your therapist tend to talk more about him or herself than about you? Answer phone calls during your therapy session, or fail to return your phone calls in a timely fashion? These and other factors could indicate you're dealing with a therapist who isn't right for you.