Coping & Thriving
How Applying the ABC Method Helps Us Release the Mess That Is Stress

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and first and foremost, shout out to you for engaging in the positive pro-mental health exercise geeks like us call ...

The Ultimate Exercise Guide for People with Parkinson’s Disease

If you live with Parkinson's disease, this exercise guide will help you overcome challenges to physical activity and set fitness goals to improve your function ...

9 Effective Techniques for Managing Anxiety

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time; it's a universal emotion. When it takes over and starts to affect your daily activities, though, it might ...

How Superman Helped Me Cope With Being Different

When it comes to mental health issues and being different, there are a lot of things that can get complicated. Sometimes it is the simple things. Ever thought ...

Why Restorative Mental Health Days Are Important for People with Chronic Illnesses in the Workplace

Research shows a correlation between chronic physical conditions and mental health.   Studies have shown that around 50.6% of people with mental disorders ...

10 Things I Thought Were Social Anxiety but Turned Out to Be Autism

If you struggle with social anxiety, these 10 signs indicate that it could be something more and you might be on the autism spectrum. Although I was diagnosed ...

6 Ways Writing Can Improve Your Mental Health

I teach a class in creative writing at my local psychiatric hospital. My patients come from many backgrounds and have many diagnoses. But now doing this for ...

Coping with the Unknown — Living with a Chronic Illness with No Name

Chronic illnesses aren’t fun. To be sick and know that you will not get better is a hard pill to swallow — sometimes literally. But you cope; it’s kind of your ...

How to Thrive in the Workplace with a Chronic Illness

Living with a chronic illness can be challenging and often requires extra effort just to get through the day. This is especially true when it comes to managing ...

For Your Eyes Only: Video Journaling for Your Mental Health

Video journaling can be a helpful tool for managing your mental health, processing emotions, and expressing yourself if writing in a journal isn't for you. ...

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