Category Archives: Social Psychology

Articles on the study of individuals in the social context.

Self-Care Practices for Maintaining Mental Health and Wellbeing

A person sitting at a desk, writing a journal to preserve their mental health

Millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. And yet, many do not even know about the countless self-care practices for maintaining mental health and wellbeing. We will uncover some of the most effective practices for dealing with these issues. Let’s jump right in. Continue reading

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Healthy Habits To Boost Your Self-Esteem

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Disclaimer: This post was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.

Self-esteem plays an essential role in overall mental health because the way you view yourself affects how you interact with other people and engage with the world. If you have a poor perception of yourself, you may be less likely to take risks or put yourself in any situation where there’s a chance of failure or rejection. Alternatively, if you have high self-esteem you may be more likely to pursue healthy relationships, experience success at school and work, and maintain positive mental health Continue reading

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How Owning A Pet Can Boost Your Physical And Mental Health

Mental health benefits of pet ownership

Disclaimer: This post was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.

As humans, connection and companionship can be crucial to our well-being. While many people understand the importance of spending time with friends and family members, others may not recognize the potential of pets to provide similar benefits.  Continue reading

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Planning For The Future: How To Support Your Child After An Autism Diagnosis

Tips for parents with autistic kids

Disclaimer: This post was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.

Autism is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder that typically affects how an individual behaves, communicates, and interacts with other people. Most people with autism are diagnosed during childhood, but because the disorder affects each person differently, some aren’t diagnosed until later in life. Continue reading

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Signs, Symptoms, & Potential Outcomes Of Addiction

Pornography addiction

Disclaimer: This post was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.

Whether it’s a friend, coworker, or family member, many people know someone who had an addiction in the past or is currently struggling with one. Maybe you even see evidence of addiction in yourself. In any case, because addiction is a common challenge faced by people from all backgrounds and walks of life, it’s vital to be able to recognize its signs and symptoms as well as understand the potential consequences of living with it. In this article, we’ll cover all of this information and discuss what options there are for individuals seeking to overcome their addiction. Continue reading

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Understanding The Benefits Of Therapy For Children

Benefits of therapy for children

Disclaimer: This post was developed via a partnership with BetterHelp.

As mental health awareness has grown, more and more people have recognized the power of therapy in improving physical and mental wellness. Just as adults may find it helpful to speak with a therapist, children can also draw benefits from attending therapy. 
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