Regular exercise doesn’t only benefit you physically, but can also benefit you mentally. Studies show that regular physical activities can help improve mood, concentration and memory, help mitigate symptoms of ADHD, eating, personality and bipolar disorders, as well as reduce anxiety and depression. For those who dread exercise the good news is it doesn’t take
What are the symptoms of depression? Although, depression is identified by a specific set of symptoms, including lack of motivation, loss of pleasure in activities and hobbies, changes in mood and appetite, sleep issues, feeling guilty, and difficulty concentrating, your biological sex can impact how those symptoms manifest. Men vs. Women Men and women experience
There’s a lot of buzz about meditation and mindfulness, but what are the real benefits to mental and physical performance? The defintion of meditation is the intentional training of two types of attention. Selective attention, which is like your strength, and sustained attention, which is similar to your endurance. Meditation is a workout for your
Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mood disorder. It affects 45 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. In recent years, a number of celebrities have talked about their challenges being bipolar, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Brian Wilson, Mariah Carey, and Carrie Fisher, but what are the symptoms? What are the symptoms?
Sometimes we can be unintentionally careless with our words and language. We may say something out of habit, or without realizing it’s hurtful. And sometimes we intentionally use our words to cut and wound. That’s an example of microaggressions: everyday, subtle, intentional or unintentional interactions or behaviors that communicate some sort of bias toward historically
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Did the Covid-19 pandemic hurt or help your relationship? The answer might depend on how resilient you are as a couple. Many influences are factored into whether or not a relationship survives an economic or emotional crisis, some couples might seek divorce or therapy. However, studies show that even though significant stress can drive couples
We get a lot of questions about couple therapy at RIVIA, so we asked LCSW and couple therapy specialist, Tyler Parrott, to answer some of the most frequent. Thanks for answering some of our most asked questions about couple therapy! Tell us, who needs/benefits from couple therapy? A big misconception around couple therapy is
Dr. Raymond Raad advises Verywell Health on the right methods to wean patients off of antidepressant medication. If you have questions or concerns about your medication, please contact us.
Hold Me Tight By Sue Johnson What’s it about? Interested in couples therapy? In Sue Johnson’s acclaimed book, Hold Me Tight, learn how attachment theory provides Emotionally Focused Therapy with the best tools for romantic relationship success. Who is it good for? Stumbling on Happiness By Daniel Gilbert What’s it about? Do