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Research shows the health effects of loneliness are comparable to risk factors such as smoking cigarettes! Social isolation can compromise quality of life.

Mental Health in Isolation: Should Loneliness Be Considered a Disorder?

Loneliness affects up to 3 out of 5 adults in the United States. For children, one out of every 10 reports having no friends. New research shows the...
Social distancing, remote learning, working from home – all changes to our regular routines for the foreseeable future. So how do parents cope? Purposefully parent your children during times of anxiety.

3 Ways to Purposefully Parent Your Children in a Time of Unprecedented Anxiety

Social distancing, remote learning, working from home – all changes to our regular routines for the foreseeable future. So how do parents cope? How do we continue to purposefully parent our children...
Most people don't visualize those individuals spending hours at the hospital caused by the side effects that come with the chronic illness, Celiac Disease.

How Mindfulness can Help you Adjust to Life with a Chronic Illness

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “gluten-free”? Most people often get pictures in their heads of celebrities or bloggers trying the new fad diet....
Gratitude is just one component of overall mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Take a minute each day to reflect on 5 things you're grateful for.

How to Prioritize Your Mental Health During The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

A lot of us are worrying about the novel coronavirus. Even if you are not actively worrying, it’s likely that your day-to-day life is being impacted by it...
In this Psych Bytes podcast, Myque and Tarik discuss the powerful benefits behind meditation. Myque also walks us through a guided meditation exercise.

Guided Meditation: Learn to Relax Your Mind, Increase Focus, and Live Mindfully

In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Myque Harris, LPC, and Tarik Sloussi, LPC, discuss the powerful benefits behind meditation. Myque also walks us through a guided meditation exercise that you...
Setting boundaries in relationships, with your parents, or with a close friend, can often feel scary and sometimes paralyzing.

What Happens When We Don’t Set Healthy Boundaries in Our Relationships?

Why Is It So Hard to Set Boundaries? "Boundaries" are a bit of a buzzword these days. People like to throw this idea around a lot: when talking about...
A new study published in the Journal of Social Psychology analyzes the four types of kindness and which type makes you the happiest.

There Are 4 Types of Kindness, But Which One Makes You Happiest?

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The following is an abridged transcript from a discussion that took place on the Shrink Tank Podcast. The following includes commentary from four mental health professionals.
Alarmists have noted an increasing number of children who are being treated for "eco-anxiety". Eco-anxiety is a rational fear rooted in climate change...

What is Eco-Anxiety? How Climate Change is Impacting Children’s Mental Health and 3 Ways...

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The following is an abridged transcript from a discussion that took place on the Shrink Tank Podcast. The following includes commentary from four mental health professionals.

What is Resilience? Bouncing Back From Trauma

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: The following is an abridged transcript from a discussion that took place on the Shrink Tank Podcast. The following includes commentary from four mental health professionals.
Valentine’s Day is a day I’ve grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion...

20 Ways to Practice Self-Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day I’ve grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion to fully express...