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Social Services Careers

Most people with a social services career gain personal satisfaction from helping people throughout their workday. Most social services careers require compassion and dedication. Social services workers play an important role in people's lives. Social services careers attract individuals who enjoy helping people, who want to help individuals make their lives better. Typically, people with…Read More

Psychological Skills Training Critical To Athlete’s Success!

Psychological skills training (PST) is as important to the athlete as physical training and can contribute 50-90% of their performance. Goal setting, self-talk, mental imagery and mental rehearsal, and relaxation are the four most prominent PST methods used by athletes. Like technical or tactical aspects of a sport, they must be learned, developed, and practiced…Read More

Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder

2. American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 5th ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association;2013:490–491.3. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. National Institutes of Health. Alcohol facts and statistics. March 2015. http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics. Accessed December 2, 2015.4. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Alcohol misuse: screening and behavioral counseling interventions in primary care.…Read More

Do Positive Affirmations Really Work? Here’s What Mental Health Experts

Have you looked in the mirror or closed your eyes and told yourself that you were capable, talented, loved, worthy, or perfect just the way you are? © svetikd/Getty Images Positive affirmations—the practise of repeating empowering, supportive mantras designed to bolster happiness and success—are a widely popular therapy tool, ranging from vision boards to self-talk…Read More

NIMH » Eating Disorders

Anorexia nervosa People with anorexia nervosa may see themselves as overweight, even when they are dangerously underweight. People with anorexia nervosa typically weigh themselves repeatedly, severely restrict the amount of food they eat, often exercise excessively, and/or may force themselves to vomit or use laxatives to lose weight. Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate…Read More


Key facts Depression is a common mental health condition that affects many Australians every day. Depression affects how you feel, think and behave, and there are physical symptoms as well. Symptoms of depression may include feeling overwhelmed by a sadness that persists throughout the day for 2 weeks or more, and often involves sleep and…Read More

25 Best Self Help Books for Women to Read in

0 There might be affiliate links on this page, which means we get a small commission of anything you buy. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases. Please do your own research before making any online purchase. There are some people that wouldn’t be caught dead reading a self help book in public.…Read More

Psychotherapy vs. Medications: The Verdict Is In

The profession of psychology is under heavy scrutiny with revelations that officials in the American Psychological Association (APA) colluded with the Department of Defense, tailoring its established ethics policies so that they comported with DOD preferences after the 9/11 attacks. Although those senior officials have resigned or retired in the wake of the scandal, the entire…Read More