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  • Leadership Style is Important for Mental Health

    Upon my time working within leadership positions and observing the basis of various ideologies that take place; I have come to notice that leadership needs to be implemented in ways where staff feel heard. Just asking staff “what do you need” can be life changing, and I have come to realize that even asking staff…

  • Covid-19 and Increased Mental Health Symptoms

    There have been great increases in mental health challenges world wide as we continue to navigate this very confusing time period. I simply want to write this to let you know that you are not alone if you have been having increased worry, anxiety, depression, concern, agitation, sluggishness, exhaustion and or mental fatigue. There seems…

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Micro Look at Treatment Options.

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is classified as an anxiety disorder resulting from the experience of witnessing or seeing a traumatic event. This diagnosis changes over-all brain chemistry and the bodies fight or flight response and results in increased arousal when . PTSD is an important public health issue, and it is becoming increasingly common and known…

  • Individuals are MORE than their DSM Diagnosis.

    Today I had to write a short literature reflection on the DSM and how it does not follow a completely ethical code when it comes to basic mental health diagnostics. For those who do not know what the DSM is, it is a primary tool used to diagnose mental health conditions in the United States.…

  • Dealing With Criticism When You have Mental Health Challenges

    Dealing With Criticism When You have Mental Health Challenges

    I want to touch on something that I feel is important, especially in today‚Äôs society as the internet grows and continues to bring forth a verity of interactions with many types of diverse individuals. These experiences can be both positive and negative. Most humans in today’s modern age have all been effected by ‘troll’s or…

  • How Self-Care Changes Lives

    How Self-Care Changes Lives

    Why is self-care so important to our over-all being? It allows our bodies to return to base-line and even produce positive feelings of well-being, which improves confidence, self-esteem and can even improve energy levels. Self-care is important because it effects not only ourselves but those around us; due to our behaviors and reactions to external…

  • My Experience with Neurodiversity and Friendships

    “Once their loved ones understand the cause and effect of this diagnosis, it can help them to empathize and increase healthy communication between both individuals. ” Something that I feel should be touched on more regularly is what adults and children with ADHD should look for in their friendships, be it with friends, family or…

  • Some Basic Facts; Living With ADHD

    Some Basic Facts; Living With ADHD

    These wonderful imaginative, creative, passionate people have a verity of strengths that the title of this neurological variation forgets to mention. Our biology is different from person to person.

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