Intimacy vs Isolation: Why Do Some People Struggle to Form Intimate Relationships?

intimacy vs isolation

Loneliness is a surprisingly common phenomenon in the 21st century. In 2018, a survey conducted by The Economist and the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed that 22% of adults in the United States and 23% of adults in the United Kingdom often or always feel lonely or left out. Interestingly, many people who describe themselves as lonely are unable to explain the reason for their loneliness. They only know that other people seem to be making friends and falling in love, while they keep marching forward alone. Continue reading

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Does Insurance Cover Therapy Costs in the United States?

Does Insurance Cover Therapy

Although mental health is just as important as physical health in promoting overall well-being, many insurance companies in the past did not agree with that viewpoint. This is shown by the fact that, for many years,  a large percentage of insurers provided better insurance coverage for physical issues than mental health issues. Continue reading

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Examining the Pros and Cons of Phone Therapy

Phone therapy benefits

Telephone therapy has taken on greater significance in the mental health industry in wake of the covid-19 pandemic. While some individuals may have avoided telephone therapy in the past, the temporary closure of mental health offices and the necessity of social distancing have resulted in an increasing number of people asking for more information on this form of treatment.  Continue reading

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Online Therapy: A Powerful Tool in the Fight Against Covid 19

online therapy covid 19

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting billions of people around the world today. Coronavirus, now called covid 19, is a type of virus that is usually found in animals and is rarely transmitted to humans. According to reports from the World Health Organization, covid 19 likely originated from a seafood and meat market in Wuhan, China, where tainted meat was allegedly consumed by people in late 2019.  Continue reading

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Is Addiction Hereditary?

treatment for alcohol addiction

Addiction is a major health problem, both mentally and physically. In fact, it is probably one of the most complicated illnesses to deal with because it is has to be dealt with on both a physical and psychological level. Approximately one in eight adults struggle with drug and alcohol addiction at the same time and many are also struggling with a mental health disorder as well.  Continue reading

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How to Mentally Prepare for a Synchro Swimming Competition

Physical and Mental Preparation to Artistic Swimming Performance

Some people have the misguided belief that synchronized swimming is just an easy sport performed in beautiful swim team suits. That it’s merely dancing in the water that you can tune in to watch during the Olympic Games. But that is far from true; there is much more to the sport.  Continue reading

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