A 2018 study (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28703602/) found that suppressing negative emotions was more injurious to mental health than facing negative emotions head-on. The study found in the Journal of Personal and Social Psychology demonstrated that individuals who learned to accept negative emotions rather than judge them had more positive outcomes. Lesson learned . . . just having … Continued
DECEMBER 7, 2020 Americans’ Mental Health Ratings Sink to New Low BY MEGAN BRENAN WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ latest assessment of their mental health is worse than it has been at any point in the last two decades. Seventy-six percent of U.S. adults rate their mental health positively, representing a nine-point decline from 2019. Each … Continued
University College London News Release 10-Nov-2020 People with low aerobic and muscular fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. Low fitness levels also predicted a 60% greater chance of anxiety, over a seven-year follow-up, according to the findings published in BMC Medicine. Lead author, PhD student … Continued
NEWS PROVIDED BY American Psychological Association Oct 07, 2020 Ahead of the most divisive election in decades, more than two-thirds of U.S. adults (68%) say that the 2020 U.S. presidential election is a significant source of stress in their life, a large increase from the 2016 presidential election when 52% said the same, according to … Continued
By Hannah Frishberg/New York Post July 17, 2020 Adult content can make it hard to maintain one’s manhood. So says new research which found a correlation between men watching porn — and men suffering from erectile dysfunction. “We found that there was a highly significant relationship between time spent watching porn and increasing difficulty with … Continued
This article from MEDIzzy Journal offers new research related to binge drinking and the inability to express empathy. Binge drinking is most prevalent between the ages of 18 and 34. Afterward, there is a significant drop in frequency of drinking. Therapy can help. Give me a call at Reflection Therapy in Tuscaloosa to learn more. … Continued
Be warned: It may not actually be the most wonderful time of the year. Society portrays the holidays as a time of love and peace and joy and happiness and snow and all else that is good. But constant reminders of love in other people’s lives can serve as a reminder of the love and happiness that’s missing in our own lives.
Family gatherings carry with high expectations. Here are ten tips to make certain your holidays aren’t sabotaged by anxiety
Ever had a performance review at work? In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal (2015), a study found that couples who had regular “marriage reviews” also had healthier marriages!
A recent NPR segment cited a study of 136 families where anxiety was a problem.