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Top 10 Instagram Accounts That are Good for Your Mental Health

Over the last few years, Instagram and other social media platforms have come under fire for the negative impact they can have on mental health. Influencer accounts that depict picture-perfect lives, flawless bodies, and unattainable beauty standards can feed into anxiety and insecurities – especially among young people – and lead to poor mental health. […]

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Creativity and Mental Health

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced” Vincent Van Gogh Although most mental health disorders are called “illnesses,” which has a negative connotation, some positives do come from them. Throughout time, there has been speculation that creativity and mental health might […]

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Bio: Nikola Tesla

When you hear the name “Tesla,” you probably think of Elon Musk’s game-changing electric cars. But Musk and his co-founders chose the name to honor another creative, game-changing inventor: Nikola Tesla. While you might not be familiar with Tesla himself, you’re definitely familiar with some of his inventions. He’s responsible for inventing the AC electricity […]

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Kurt Cobain, ADHD and Depression

“The worst crime is faking it.” Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain is quite arguably one of the most beloved musicians of all time. He was a musician, singer, and songwriter who had a very unique gift. Best known as the lead guitarist of the band Nirvana, Cobain was born in Aberdeen, Washington, where he formed the […]

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Bio: John Nash, Schizophrenia

John Nash was a Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and economist and the inspiration behind the Oscar-winning film “The Beautiful Mind.” Nash overcame the challenges of a schizophrenia diagnosis to lead an incredibly, colorful life. Despite decades of paranoia and hallucinations, he not only eventually overcame the diagnosis but left an indelible mark on the world. This […]

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Mental Health Care is a Human Right – Access Now!

Mental illness affects an estimated 44 million Americans every year. But less than half of them get the help they need. In fact, it takes on average 8-10 years for people to get treatment for mental illness in the US. But access to mental health care is a human right. In fact, it’s enshrined in […]

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Mental Health Wellness

Change Your Mind: A Guide to Challenging Negative Thinking

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”  ― Roy T. Bennett We all have that inner voice that tells us both who we are and what we are capable of. And unfortunately, for some of us, that inner voice tends to be highly critical and […]

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World Leaders With Mental Illness Who Shaped History

“There are some things concerning which we must always be maladjusted if we are to be people of good will.”  Martin Luther King Jr. But in the end, they found a way not just to cope with their illness, but rather, to put it to good use and do some really amazing things. Mental illness […]

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This Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself!

“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.” – L. Hay With Valentine’s Day almost here, love in the air. And some people are concerned about spending it home alone, without anyone to love. But the actual worry that should reside in your heart is not how much someone else loves you, instead of how much […]

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Mental Health Counseling: How to Pick a Therapist

Successful therapy requires that people being matched well on many levels Finding the mental health help you need can sometimes be overwhelming. With so many subspecialties and different types of therapists, how do you know which one is right for you? If you have been diagnosed with a specific condition or disorder, then finding someone […]