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10 Happiness Hacks Science Says Actually Work

happiness hacks

We all crave happiness, but sometimes life throws curveballs that leave us feeling lost and unfulfilled. Maybe you’re struggling with negative emotions, unhealthy habits, or difficulty navigating relationships. If you’re looking for ways to reignite your zest for life, this blog post is for you. We’ll explore several strategies and support options to help you […]

Anxiety and Marijuana

Marijuana is often treated by frequent users as a means to alleviate, even if temporarily, moderate to extreme anxiety. This connotation is popular, especially among adolescents and young adults. However, anxiety and marijuana interact in more ways than just reduction—and not always beneficially. Generalized anxiety disorder is one of the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorders […]

How to Calm an Anxiety Attack

Anxiety attacks can be frightening. Some people who experience an anxiety attack even worry that they are having a medical crisis and seek treatment at an emergency room. Despite how severe the symptoms might feel, anxiety attacks are not dangerous and will not hurt you. If you know some tips and techniques to calm an […]

Understanding Separation Anxiety in Adults

Separation anxiety is a normal developmental stage for very young children. In some children, it becomes so disruptive that treatment is required. However, many people do not realize that adults can also suffer from separation anxiety. There are many types of anxiety, not all of which are severe enough to require professional treatment. Still, when […]

The Benefits of PHP Rehab

A partial hospitalization program (often called PHP rehab) has numerous benefits for those suffering from addiction and/or mental health issues. A partial hospitalization program rehab provides intensive care for when you or a loved one are experiencing severe behavioral issues. Being a partial hospitalization, you get the care you need over the course of several […]

Developing Healthy Coping Mechanisms

One of the most important aspects of maintaining a lasting recovery from substance abuse or alcohol addiction is developing a way to handle and respond to stress. Often, people are tempted to relapse when confronted with stressful or overwhelming situations, so developing healthier coping mechanisms can be a great way to avoid relapse and feel […]

Signs of Trauma in Women

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, has a stereotype of being a diagnosis mainly given to war veterans. But there are many women who have experienced trauma that causes symptoms of PTSD just as if they have been through war. In a trauma therapy program, women can benefit from feeling safe, respected, and honored in telling […]

Addressing High-Functioning Anxiety

Speaking in front of a crowd, interviewing for a job, or asking someone out on a date are all situations where one would expect to feel anxiety. Anxiety is a natural feeling occasionally experienced by most people when faced with stress or nervousness. However, more than 3 million people in the United States experience anxiety […]

The Relationship Between Alcohol and Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are different from the day-to-day anxiety everyone experiences in stressful situations. For people with anxiety disorders, daily life can seem physically and emotionally overwhelming, and they may turn to alcohol to cope. If you or someone you love has a substance use disorder, an alcohol and anxiety treatment program can address both concerns […]

3 Ways to Handle Anxiety During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for a variety of reasons. Whether it is seeing old friends who may have a toxic effect on your mental health or being around alcohol and drugs during parties, the holidays can be a minefield for those with an anxiety disorder. If your holidays occur regularly in Massachusetts […]