Archives / February 13, 2021

Psychological Explanations of Anxiety Disorders

Simply having a biological predisposition, or a heightened sensitivity to stress, is not enough to develop an anxiety disorder. As previously mentioned, a person is more likely to develop an anxiety disorder if they are biologically predisposed to anxiety, in conjunction with a psychological vulnerability. Research has identified four important psychological variables that predict a…Read More

Self-Help Techniques for Coping with Mental Illness

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  Living with mental illness is not easy. It’s a consistent problem without a clear solution. While treatments like medication and psychotherapy are incredibly helpful, sometimes people experiencing mental health conditions need to do more day-in and day-out to feel good or even just okay. Some common self-help suggestions people receive are to exercise, meditate…Read More

10 Things You Can Do to Boost Self-Confidence

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. “Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand brake on.” -- Maxwell MaltzNobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it’s because he or she has worked on building it for years. Self-confidence is something that you learn to build up because…Read More

Mental health and psychosocial well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic sweeps rapidly across the globe, it is undoubtedly having immense psychological impacts on communities. Some of these impacts can be linked to elevated levels of stress or anxiety [1]. There are legitimate concerns that an epidemic of mental illness could actually occur in the midst of the current COVID-19…Read More