Mental Issues

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Living with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED): Sudden Temper Tantrums, Anger Outbursts, and Uncontrolled Aggressive Behavior

  Wondering what drives sudden, uncontrollable anger outbursts? Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) provides the answer. IED is an impulse-control disorder where resisting aggressive impulses becomes nearly impossible, leading to frequent, intense outbursts. Imagine temper tantrums, threats, tirades, and even physical attacks on others or their possessions – all happening in a flash! These episodes cause …

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Is Hair Pulling Just a Habit or Something More? Explore Trichotillomania!

Imagine waking up every day with an uncontrollable urge to pull  hair, leading to visible bald spots and deep emotional distress. This is the challenging reality for those living with trichotillomania, a mental health disorder often shrouded in silence and misunderstanding. Affecting approximately 3.5 percent of the U.S. population—an estimated 5 to 10 million Americans—this …

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What Really Sets Off Social Anxiety? The Real Social Anxiety Triggers

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) affects a whopping 15 million American adults as per The Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), making it the second most commonly diagnosed anxiety disorder. But what exactly sets off this anxiety bomb? What are the everyday social anxiety triggers?  Let’s dive into the situations that make social butterflies feel …

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How I Potty Trained My Child with ADHD in Just One Month

Potty training can be a daunting task for any parent, but potty training an ADHD child, now that becomes even more challenging. I found myself in this very situation, struggling to potty train my son despite trying every method in the book. From ditching the diapers to offering rewards for successful trips to the bathroom, …

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5 Stages of Hoarding – What it is and What are the Types of Hoarding

Hoarding disorder, or hoarding OCD, is a complex mental health condition that affects people from all walks of life. People struggling with hoarding exhibit persistent difficulties in parting with possessions, leading to excessive accumulation and clutter in their living spaces. According to statistics from International OCD Foundation, an estimated 2% – 6% of the population suffers …

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Hope and Belief Monthly Insights Newsletter - Mental Health Awareness

Hope & Belief Monthly Newsletter – April Edition

It’s the end of month and like always, we continued our commitment to spread mental health awareness, spiritual healing, and positive thoughts by addressing mental health issues for everyone, to make their lives better, peaceful, and happy.   This month, we covered a variety of topics on mental health issues, improving mental health, and also focused …

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Hoarding OCD: Understanding the Disorder and Seeking Help

Many people love keeping things that they might never need, because of a memory associated with it or a special attachment. That’s normal. But sometimes, this habit of keeping and storing things escalates to a point that throwing anything seems like a struggle.  And it could be anything, from a mere box of an appliance …

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Hope and Belief Monthly Insights Newsletter - Mental Health Awareness

Hope & Belief Monthly Newsletter – March Edition

It’s the end of month and like always, we continued our commitment to spread mental health awareness, spiritual healing, and positive thoughts by addressing mental health issues for everyone, to make their lives better, peaceful, and happy.  This month, we covered a variety of topics on financial growth, achieving goals, workplace mental health, and mental illness. …

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Understanding OCD: What it is and How to Cope With it 

Do you ever find yourself washing your hands repeatedly or constantly checking to see if you’ve locked the door? While these behaviors may seem harmless or even quirky at first, they are symptoms of a serious condition called obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).  OCD affects millions of people around the world and has significant impact on their …

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The Hidden Struggle: Understanding ADHD in Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 9.8% of children in the United States, aged 3-17 years, have been diagnosed with ADHD (using data from 2016 to 2019) and boys are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than girls. ADHD can have a significant impact on a child’s life, especially …

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