Also known by the oxymoron “festive stress,” the increased stress levels people feel during the last month of the year seem to increase with each passing year. This phenomenon has piqued the interest of mental health professionals, who have studied the stages, causes, and coping mechanisms for holiday stress.

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Young adults are particularly susceptible to developing mental illness. Unfortunately, they are not always aware of the possibility of experiencing a mental health challenge before they leave home. Teaching young adults about what they may face and how to address their emotional concerns can allow them to take control of their life. 

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Close relationships require intimacy and trust. Whether you’re facing a minor disagreement or a larger problem, remember that you and your partner are ultimately working together to achieve the same goals. We’ve got some strategies for you to improve communication between you and your partner.

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Self-Care Is More Than Just Taking a Bath and Pouring a Glass of Wine

Self-care has been a buzzword for a few years now, rising in popularity and usage since 2016. It may sound like a passing trend. The fact is, it seems to be here to stay, especially when you think of it as regularly caring for your well-being.

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Supporting Someone Living With HIV

When first learning of your partner’s or friend’s HIV positive status, it may be difficult to know what to say. Here are some ideas of where to start the conversation.

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There are many reasons that we become our own worst enemy. They often come from unconscious fears, thoughts, beliefs, and emotions. Yet, with the right kind of help you can learn to recognize what’s holding you back from being good to yourself, succeeding, building self-confidence, or finding happiness.

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Do need a therapist but aren’t sure what to look for? As demand for psychotherapy in major cities increases, it’s important to find a therapist you trust and there are important qualities to look for in an excellent therapist.

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Have a Better Life in NYC Through Self-Compassion

Compassion is innate in all of us, and most people can readily demonstrate compassion for others when it seems appropriate to do so. It’s no secret that most people are harder on themselves than they are on others. So why is it so hard for us to show compassion to ourselves?

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We know that living and working in a dynamic environment like New York City has its unique challenges that can sometimes be overwhelming. We’ll help you deal with those challenges.

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The winter blues is slang term given to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in its milder state. While many people interchange the two, SAD is a much more serious condition than what one would call winter blues, and may even require mental health treatment and a patient care plan. Learn how Season Affective Disorder (SAD) can impact your productivity, well-being and mental health.

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