Monthly Archives: December 2023

3 Ways to Hack the Mind-Body Connection for Better Mental Health

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Although people often think of physical health and mental health as unrelated, they are closely linked and are major contributors to a person’s overall wellbeing. Studies show that individuals with mental health issues such as anxiety and depression are more likely to have chronic physical concerns such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Similarly, people with serious physical ailments are at higher risk of negative mental health issues. This phenomenon is often referred to as the “mind-body connection.” Continue reading


Recognizing the Psychological Effects of Sexual Abuse

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Victims of sexual abuse often feel powerless, violated, humiliated, and traumatized. For many survivors, it is very difficult to overcome the powerful negative psychological effects these experiences usually elicit. It is not unusual for victims to experience intense feelings of shame and guilt, difficulty trusting others and fluctuations in mood or desire in the days, weeks, or months immediately after the incident. However, many survivors have reported that some negative effects may last for years. Continue reading