Brittany Hendrickson

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Does our mental health as teenagers determine our entry into parenthood? Yes, and no

The effects of parenthood on mental health are complex, but a new study published in <i>Health Sociology Review</i> reveals a different angle to the …

Anxiety Is Not a Choice

When I was 5 years old, I was terrified of admitting that I couldn’t finish the gelatinous beef stew we summer program kids had been given for lunch. …

What Depression Looks Like to a Child

When I was 7 years old, my dad had his hernia removed. I remember my parents explaining to my sister and me that he had lifted something too heavy …

Talking is key for mental health issues

Prevention is key with one in six young people suffering from common mental illnesses and finding it difficult to get the help they need, a leading …

‘The treatment for loneliness is first being aware of it’

Isolation affects people of all ages. If it is not dealt with, it can lead to serious physical and mental health problems<p>Thu, Sep 10, 2015, …

6 Smart Ways To Overcome Anxiety That You Probably Haven’t Tried

Everyone at one point or another suffers from anxiety. Anxiety is a physical and emotional response to perceived danger: We are human and therefore …

Alternative Medicine

Stress’s ill-effect on mental illness

Ki Ann Goosens, an assistant professor of brain and cognitive sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, used to rail against the scientists …

5 Creative Ways to Combat Depression · Guardian Liberty Voice

Depression is a serious mental health issue that plagues millions of Americans. While many sufferers rely on traditional treatment approaches to deal …

‘Part of you wants to tell someone, but you’re afraid of their reaction so you keep it to yourself’

TODAY IS WORLD Suicide Prevention Day. This is 24 hours dedicated to the almost one million people worldwide who die from suicide every year, …

R U OK? No, because turning mental health into a brand triggers my anxiety issues!

So here’s how it works. No Award has mental health issues. We admit that. There have been doctors involved, medication, all sorts of stuff.<p>An older …

Why Most Americans Don't Know the True Danger of Anxiety - Study

Anxiety is defined as a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. In …

When Mental Illness Is The 3rd Person In Your Relationship

• shares<p><i>James Woodruff on masculinity and depression, and how you can deal with it within your relationship.</i><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and …

Mental Health Barriers

<i>How serious is the issue of mental disorders?</i><p>Youth suicide is currently the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 15 and 24 (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012) making it a vital public health issue in the United States. Consider that one in ten young people …

Mental Health

It Takes Bravery to Accept MentaI Illness, But It Is Worth It

If you looked at Madison Holleran you would think she had it all. She was beautiful, smart, and a college athlete at an Ivy League university. If you looked at her Instagram page you would have seen her electric smile, loving friends and family, and positivity. You could not detect depression by …

10 Things That Make Anxiety Worse You Can’t Ignore!

When your feelings of anxiety become intense, it’s only natural to want to rid them from your system as quickly as possible. This is particularly …

Mental Health

A comic that accurately sums up depression and anxiety — and the uphill battle of living with them

Sarah Flanigan has been fighting depression since she was 10 years old and anxiety since she was 16. <b>"I wish everyone knew that depression is not</b> …

Depression

How the Most Powerful People Get Things Done: 4 Tips From a White House Staffer

We all have big decisions to make and deadlines to meet. And sometimes it can feel overwhelming.<p>This got me wondering: How do the most powerful …

The Link Between Personal Development and Professional Success

The legendary entrepreneur and motivational speaker Jim Rohn said it best: <i>Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development</i>. And yet, as hard-charging business owners, we often sacrifice our personal needs in favor of working one more hour or one more weekend.<p>It's no …

Motivation

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

Self-improvement

7 Lessons You Learn Through Life's Challenges

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You need to change.</b><p>There are times when things go wrong in life. Most of us try to escape it, denying the truth life presents to us. When a problem occurs, most of the time it occurs because something is not right -- you got sick because you …

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for yourself and …

Self-improvement

Tips on Tolerating Uncertainty

You’ve probably heard some version of the phrase: The only thing certain in life is uncertainty. The fact that life is filled with surprises, …

4 Easy Ways to Stay Present and Grounded.

As a survivor of extreme trauma, I’m sure I have tried everything in order to heal myself.<p>When I became a therapist so that I could help other …

Mindfulness

How to Stay Motivated and Committed to Your Mindfulness Meditation Practice

<b>Write a goal statement.</b><br>Not having a goal is like trying to get directions from Google Maps without entering a destination. You won’t know where …

A QUICK (BEGINNERS) GUIDE TO MINDFULNESS

Don’t worry I’m not turning all hippie on you guys. Ok maybe just a little. In a world of distractions and new apps we can’t get enough of …

Mindfulness

5 Habits That Will Attract More Positivity Into Your Life

One year ago, I was at a point in my life when everything seemed negative. I had just lost my job after nearly a decade. I was facing the prospect of a career change in my mid-40s, or doing the same type of work that had been making me miserable for past several years.<p>I'd been neglecting my health …

Happiness