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TeenHelp September 4th 2017 02:28 PM
What is guided imagery? By Cassie (Cassado) Guided imagery and affirmations are one of the many useful tools available for people who want to work on themselves. It can be used by itself or as an addition to therapy and other treatment. Guided imagery and affirmations have been written to support people through a lot of different issues from depression, anxiety, and trauma, to fibromyalgia, healthy pregnancy, or cancer treatments. People interested do not have to have an underlying...
Narrative. December 1st 2012 09:32 PM
Personality traits vs. disorders: know the difference! By Robin (PSY) We all know someone who’s narcissistic – they’re full of themselves, they put other people down, and they’re generally not fun to be around! Could it be that the person you’re thinking of is suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder? How about someone who’s “clingy” with their significant other – are they suffering from Dependent Personality Disorder? Let’s not forget the friend who “hates” people and never wants...
TeenHelp February 2nd 2017 01:05 AM
How to Cope with an Existential Crisis by Lucy Adams (guest author) (https://pixabay.com/static/uploads/p...66_960_720.jpg) What is an existential crisis? How to deal with it? How much do we know about this phenomenon? If you ask these questions, I suggest your emotional state is far from perfect. Well, keep calm and dig into your inner world together with Lucy Adams, a writer from Buzz Essay blog. Any existential crisis begins from the moment when a person thinks about his...
TeenHelp March 1st 2017 02:45 PM
Health and Work- Balancing a Hectic Schedule and Good Health By Isabella Rosselliee (guest author) Creating boundaries between your life at home and work is a challenge that many people deal with as they pursue their careers. The balance between a successful career and health can be difficult to accomplish when work consumes most of your time and you can barely get a moment away from your responsibilities. This usually leads to anxiety, stress and physical health issues. With...
TeenHelp February 2nd 2017 01:07 AM
My experience with Bipolar 2 Disorder By Jenna (~Abibliophobe~) Bipolar is a disorder that can be really difficult to have because a lot of people don't understand that there are different types of Bipolar. When you tell most people that you have Bipolar they automatically counter that by saying, “I have never seen you manic.” While mania is something that all people with Bipolar have, the intensity of mania varies according to the type of Bipolar people have. With Bipolar 2, the mania is...
TeenHelp January 2nd 2017 03:45 PM
Finding a therapist By Cassie (Cassado) Finding a therapist that is the right fit can be a challenging and daunting task for many people. Factors such as the type of therapist, their credentials, and areas they specialize in have to be taken into consideration. This article will discuss the process of finding a therapist that is right for you. Know what you need Know what kind of therapist and treatment you're interested in. For example, you might be interested in DBT...
TeenHelp December 2nd 2016 02:46 PM
Mindfulness By Jessie (Palmolive) What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is about being with yourself and surroundings in a way that is not distracting. It is known as a form of meditation. It’s all about being in the here and now and not focusing on yesterday or tomorrow or what’s going to be for tea tonight. George Harrison once said “There is no past and there is no future … all there is ever, is the now. We can experience from the past but we can’t relieve it; and we can hope for...
TeenHelp December 2nd 2016 02:45 PM
Staying away from home By Cassie (Cassado) While some people may find overnight stays to be fun and adventurous, others can feel intimidated, anxious, or uncomfortable with the idea of them. This anxiety can be difficult to deal with, but it can be alleviated through planning ahead. This article will suggest things you can do to decrease your anxiety when you have planned an overnight stay away from home. Before you prepare for your trip, ask yourself what about staying...
TeenHelp November 2nd 2016 07:30 PM
My personal experience with anxiety By Jenna (~Abibliophobe~) Anxiety is something I have dealt with for many years. I was officially diagnosed with it when I was seventeen and in a psychiatric hospital. I always knew what anxiety was because my dad suffers from it as well. So, the attacks I would have were familiar to me but it was difficult experiencing it myself. I have been prescribed two different medications to deal with it but they aren't always helpful. My anxiety ranges from...
TeenHelp October 4th 2016 12:57 PM
Coping with body memories By Cassie (Cassado) It is thought that the body and its cells can unconsciously store memories of a traumatic experience in addition to the brain storing memories. A body memory occurs when your body remembers an event you have experienced. For instance, if you were sexually assaulted, you may be able to physically feel your abuse reoccurring; if you were in a car accident, your body might relive the pain and shock you felt. Body memories vary; some...

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