How Travel Can Benefit Our Mental Health

Travel is a great way to escape the stresses and commitments of everyday life, offering novelty and change in the form of new people, sights and experiences.

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10 Things to Do If You're Alone for the Holidays

Travel. If you have the finances, get away for a few days. Go skiing or take a tropical holiday. Singles groups often have tour groups during the …

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Sleep Tight: 7 Travel Tips for Bedbug Phobia

So when you travel, sleep tight, and, well, you know the rest. Last medically reviewed on December 14, 2010 Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — …

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The 10 Surprising Things I Learned About Life from

The bridge takes you deeper and deeper the longer you travel on, and the more you frequent on it. I wrote each step in my new book Where Did You Go? So you could go too.

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How to Identify and Overcome Frustration

Travel; Taking up a hobby or pastime; Cognitive restructuring; Learning how to release emotion; Psychological counseling or therapy; Why not take …

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Why Men Give Up Their Identity in a Relationship

I didn’t want to travel for one of my two-week’s vacation with my wife’s parents. I don’t know how to make her happy. When these same men come into therapy as a couple, 85 percent of the

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When You Compare Yourself to Strangers on Social Media

They travel regularly. They’re patient, fun-loving parents. And you feel so the opposite of that. You are so the opposite of that. Most days, you feel like your life is a mess. You’ve got a

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How to Deal with Covert Narcissist (Or 'Victim') Parents

The parent who needs to have all holidays at his home because he “can’t travel”. The in-law who makes cutting remarks to you at all occasions but then cries to your spouse that you’re the

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The 3 Types of Active Leisure (& How They Can Help Your

Attend a concert with friends. Sometimes tickets (and travel) can get expensive, so look around for local shows or even free concert events. For example, my city has an outdoor summer concert

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20 Ways to Relax & Unwind

3. Tend to yourself. “When I need to rest and restore, I tend,” said Rachel W. Cole, a life coach and retreat leader.She defines tending as “care with intention.” And it can take many forms.

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4 Ways to Validate Yourself

Now those late nights at the office and weekends spent traveling to meet with clients is going to be more difficult than it was in the past. All that time spent away from friends and family

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The Difference Between Kindness and Compassion

Compassion Compassion is an inner experience. It can be directed toward another person or group, or it can be directed inward (self-compassion). Compassion is characterized by the qualities of

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Nourishing the Different Types of Intimacy in Your

You also might share your thoughts about life in general or interests such as volunteering and places you’d like to travel, she said. Physical Intimacy Physical intimacy is not the same as

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Why Nothing Is Simple Around a Narcissist

When you spend time with narcissists, things rarely seem simple. Everything’s difficult to coordinate and arrange. And nothing seems to go smoothly. In group settings,

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Surviving the Work Trip: How to Stay Together While Being

In the bustling world of productivity and the prioritization of our careers, sometimes at the detriment to our families, we are recently encountering more times when we need to travel …

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Have You Run Out of Spoons

A few days ago, a friend indicated on her Facebook page that she had “run out of spoons” and asked for support and energy to be sent her way.

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Using DBT Skills in the Time of the Coronavirus

“The earlier you impose heavy measures, the less time you need to keep them, the easier it is to identify brewing cases, and the fewer people get infected,” Pueyo writes.

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How to Find the Strength to Leave a Relationship

If you want someone that speaks a second language or loves to travel, start doing both yourself. If you want someone that dresses well, start dressing well yourself.

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10 Tips for Highly Sensitive People

4. Work around triggers. Planning ahead doesn’t mean avoiding the activities you love. For instance, Zeff loves to travel. But traveling is one of the noisiest, people-packed things you can do.

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6 Ways to Stay Busy to Avoid Sadness

Travel can also lift temporary sadness or funk for several reasons. It switches your routine and causes you to make plans, pay attention, be on …

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20 Tips That Can Help an Agoraphobic Reach Recovery

Agoraphobia is a stressful phobic disorder that can take years to overcome. Here are twenty suggestions that helped me overcome agoraphobia, and they can help you, too.

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Finding New Friends After 40

Travel One of my friends swears by cruises. She says that the shared experience, and the fact that she bumps into the same people day after day on …

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Future Planning for Your Intellectually Disabled Adult Child

If you are in your mid to late 50s or older and have an intellectually disabled adult child living at home, you are part of the first generation whose disabled kids may well outlive them.

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What Is a Collapsed Narcissist

At the dark heart of narcissism is a void. This central void is fueled by a lack of identity and sense of self which makes a person suffering from narcissism painfully dependent on others for self

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How Can I Treat Anxiety-Related Nausea

And, I’m agoraphobic — so I’m afraid to go out and travel by car. When nausea and anxiety combine, they form a powerful boss. And, as we were leaving the …

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The 7 Best Free Online Therapy Services in 2021 Psych

Online therapy works in much the same way as face-to-face therapy. The main difference lies in the fact that sessions happen online, over secure video chat, instead of in a therapist’s office

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10 Things You Should Know About Compulsive Hoarding

Here, then, are ten things you should know about hoarding. Much of the information was taken from the research of Gerald Nestadt, M.D., M.P.H …

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Self-Sabotage: A Pathway to Destruction

Once upon a time, the world was a treacherous place for humans. We were wimpy creatures. Tigers had bigger, sharper teeth; insects had poisonous stings; gorillas had muscles bodybuilders only

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The Self-Confidence Formula for Women

Realize that the path toward self-confidence is one that you will have to travel — no one else can do it for you. Begin to experiment with life. Try something new. Go out to dinner alone. Take a

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12 Steps to Break Your Addiction to a Person

It can be eye-opening to see if there is a pattern in the people you have tended to get involved with and the types of relationships you have formed, so unless your current partner is the only

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6 Unusual Psychology Jobs

Dean Radin is a senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. He studies the highly controversial psi phenomenon, which includes ESP or mind …

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Telltale Signs It's Time to Treat Your Anxiety

You have a restrictive phobia. Knaus shared this example: You’re petrified of flying, but your boss requires you to travel outside the country. If you don’t get on a plane, you’ll lose your job.

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10 Blogs to Spark Your Creativity

In honor of that, I wanted to share 10 blogs that help me get creative (this is by no means an exhaustive list), find tons of right answers and most importantly, get super-excited about the world

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BetterHelp vs. Talkspace: Which Is Right for You

Both services may be great options for people who want to access mental healthcare but find it hard to travel to a clinic for in-person care. For both services you’ll need to be comfortable

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An Introduction to Alcoholism

It is widely accepted that there is a genetic predisposition toward alcoholism. According to DSM-IV, the risk for Alcohol Dependence is three to four times higher in close relative of people with

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Applying the 5 Love Languages to Self-Love: How to Love

Treat yourself to the wisdom and perspective gained from travel. Limited funds? Consider volunteer or service work or pooling together resources with friends and traveling on the cheap. 4. Quality

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Practicing Emotional Awareness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When COVID-19 emerged as a clear and present public health threat, most people felt the same range of emotions: somewhere along the spectrum of fear and anxiety.

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Coping With Loneliness: Tips for Seniors

Churches, health clubs, civic and service organizations, educational classes, travel clubs, and special interest groups are good places to meet people …

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The Power of Self-Worth: Recognizing Your Value

Adults with a history of childhood neglect or abuse often struggle with insecure attachments throughout life, including issues in forming and maintaining a healthy sense of self-worth.

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5 Tips for Managing Anxiety During Transition

Yesterday, in the midst of my heart palpitations, I reviewed my list of tools to tackle this animal, anxiety, in light of my transition. Here are a few exercises that have helped me cope with

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RBT Study Topics: Documentation and Reporting (Part 2 of 2)

Whatever you do travel with should be carefully stored such as by locking it in a travel briefcase and possibly even in your truck (think of it as locking the data twice once in the briefcase and

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45 Conversation Starters to Bolster Your Bond with Your

If you could travel back in time, what year would you visit? If you could spend an hour doing anything, what would it be? If you could visit with any person in history, who would it be?

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The 7 Best Online Couples Therapy Services in 2021 Psych

Some people even prefer online therapy, since there’s no need to travel or sit in an unfamiliar office. You may find it easier to focus on the work you’re doing from …

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