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If cartoons and movies have been your sole source of information about therapy, you're not alone. Consequently, you may have a lot of questions about what therapists actually do and what to expect.
You don't need a formal training program to boost your own emotional intelligence.
Most people who walk into my therapy office tell me that they had thought about getting help for years. But they were afraid to reach out to a therapist.
Establishing a 30-day challenge can be a much more effective way to create positive change.
Most New Year's resolutions fail. But these exercises can help you build the mental strength you need to stick to your goals.
The truth is, most resolution failures don't stem from a lack of willpower. They fail because people shouldn't have started them on January 1st.
Your smartphone can actually be a great mental muscle building tool, but only if you know the strategies that will help you grow mentally stronger.
It’s important to know how to recognize when your anxiety is just a false alarm—those times when your heart races but you aren’t in any danger.
Quit trying to impress people. Not only is it costing you money, but it may be costing you your mental health.
Despite the concerns, research consistently shows that online treatment can be very effective for many mental health issues. Here's what you should know about online therapy.
It’s tough to watch someone you care about struggle. How do you help someone build the mental strength they need to reach their potential?
There's a cruel, ironic twist to your attempts to avoid pain—you're causing yourself more agony in the long run.
Most anxiety disorders go undiagnosed and untreated for 10 years.
Make mental strength a priority in your home and watch what everyone is able to accomplish this year.
Even a slight decline in mental health can affect your financial situation.
Everyone has the ability to build more mental muscle. It's all about the choices you make every day.
"Someday" doesn't appear on the calendar. If you want to reach your goals, you have to get intentional about the action you're going to take today.
Whether you're facing a medical emergency or a financial crisis, these strategies will help you stay strong when your world is falling apart.
There's a lot of pressure on women to engage in unhealthy habits that rob them of mental strength.
Don't let your self-doubt drain you of the mental strength you need to succeed.
Managing your emotions isn't the same as suppressing or ignoring them. Here's how to manage your feelings in a healthy way.
New research reveals how people with low self-esteem may unintentionally encourage people to treat them poorly. Understanding this negative cycle can be the key to breaking free.
Everyone is vulnerable to mental health problems, which means everyone should be having a conversation about mental health maintenance.
It's the quality of your connections that matters, not the quantity.
Anyone can develop a mental illness. But these strategies can reduce the risk of mental health issues.
The most sophisticated bullies know how to use tactics that will go undetected by leadership.
Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.
Whether you're ending a relationship or telling someone they're fired, delivering bad news is tough. Avoid these mistakes that are likely to make things worse.
Scheduling time to worry sounds counterintuitive. But studies show it really works.
Amy Morin, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.