Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

The Power of Mindfulness

The Power of Mindfulness How a meditation practice can help kids become less anxious, more focused Juliann Garey By now there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term “mindfulness.” It seems to be everywhere—touted as the new yoga, the answer … Continue reading

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Watching for Signs of Psychosis in Teens

Catching kids early and supporting them before they’re in crisis can delay onset and reduce impairment Juliann Garey There are fewer more frightening or challenging psychiatric conditions for a family to face than psychosis, an extreme mental state in which … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am aware of my emotions I am alert to the feelings of those around me I pick up on mood changes in myself and in others I can reason with my emotions My emotions are under … Continue reading

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Self help affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am improving myself I have the power to change I always take care of myself I am a positive thinker I have the confidence to succeed I am happy with myself I am constantly growing and … Continue reading

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Block out pain affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am pain-free at all times I find it easy to relax My mind is calm at all times I easily release all tension I have in my mind and body I am in control of my … Continue reading

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Staying SAFE ON LINE

STAYING SAFE ON LINE:   Please take note of the following to protect yours and others anonymity: Please don’t use your e-mail address in posts or as your username, as it may end up in the search engines and be … Continue reading

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Net Etiquette Goals and Mission

GOALS AND MISSION FOR http://www.mentalhealthsupportcommunity.com on line peer to peer support group …. SHARE THE AIR; We want all to have the opportunity to share! GIVE BACK; We often benefit by offering support to others by sharing in our own … Continue reading

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Mental Health Resources

Local Organizations with Mental Health Expertise These organizations can help coordinate a community event, locate speakers who have expertise in mental health, offer peer and family supports, and provide general information on mental health as well as treatment, and available … Continue reading

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Anxiety Disorders

Definition Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For … Continue reading

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Express Gratitude

There are multiple ways to practice the strategy of gratitude and it would be wise to choose what works best for you.  When the strategy loses its freshness or meaningfulness, don’t hesitate to make a change in how, when, and … Continue reading

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