Music as Medicine: 3 Ways Your Favorite Tunes Improve Your Well-Being

By Alena Gerst, LCSW, RYT

She was frustrated by her immobility and chronic pain. In her mind, she felt like she could simply...

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How To Start Feeling Better About Yourself Today

By Leon F. Seltzer

Most advice that claims to help elevate your self-esteem eventually falls flat for the same reason that, as Sancho proclaims in Cervantes’ Don Quixote, “Many words will...

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How Can We Help Kids With Self-Regulation?

Some kids need help learning to control their emotions, and resist impulsive behavior

If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve witnessed a tantrum or two in...

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22 Mindfulness Exercises, Techniques & Activities For Adults (+ PDF’s)

By Courtney Ackerman  Postive Psychology Program

People who meditate are happier, healthier, and more successful than those who don’t. Those amazing benefits of practicing meditation and...

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3 Key Components to Building Your Healthy Self-Care Routine

By GoodTherapy.org Staff

Establishing a good self-care routine can sort of be compared to putting on an oxygen mask when an airplane cabin loses pressure. “Put...

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Pets Can Help with Management of Mental Health Conditions

 Contributed by Zawn Villines, GoodTherapy.org Correspondent

Building on previous research showing the positive effects pet...

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Free Yourself from Feeling Out of Control

Try this mindfulness practice to investigate what lies behind a panic attack.

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Tips for Parenting with a Mental Illness

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. 

Parenting is a difficult job and a juggling act no matter what. It requires balancing your own...

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Self-Criticism or Self-Compassion: Which Works Best?

By Michelle McQuaid

Do you ever hear a little voice chattering away in your head that fills you with self-doubt? You know the one. Perhaps you’ve...

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Living in the Moment: What Mindfulness Is and Is Not

By Manuel A. Manotas, PsyDMindfulness-Based Approaches/Contemplative Approaches Topic Expert Contributor

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