Author Archives: Restore Mental Health

Sexuality and Mental Health: A Revealing Look

Sexuality and mental health

Coming to terms with sexuality can be difficult for some people. The LGBTQ community represents a diverse range of gender and sexuality expressions and identities. While belonging to this community can be a source of strength and comfort, it also brings a unique set of challenges, particularly with mental health. The issues of mental health […]

Ending an Intrusive Thought

How to end an intrusive thought

Many people have experienced horrifying thoughts, such as scenarios of something terrible happening to them or someone they love. It’s common to experience anxiety when going to a new place for the first time or when someone you care about is sick. Change or unpleasant circumstances warrant negative emotions, especially if you’re unsure of the […]

Rapid Resolution Therapy – What It Is and Treats

What is Rapid Resolution Therapy

To many people, the word ‘therapy’ brings to mind one-hour sessions where they talk to a therapist who just nods along and agrees with what they say. However, trauma comes in different forms, so addressing and treating it calls for different interventions. Rapid resolution therapy, or RRT therapy, is an alternative trauma intervention method that’s […]

Conquering Workplace Stress: 6 Tips for Managing Work-Life Balance

Managing work life balance

The average person will spend one-third of their life at work. As a result, it’s undeniable that work plays a significant role in our lives. Many people put in additional hours at work to get ahead, to make a good impression or because they find fulfillment in their work. But stress from your job can […]

Conquering Workplace Stress: 5 Tips for Identifying Burnout

identifying signs of burnout

Feeling stressed from work? You’re not alone. A recent study shows that nearly three of five employees were dealing with negative impacts from workplace stress, such as lack of motivation, emotional exhaustion and physical fatigue. More serious problems begin when stress snowballs into burnout. Read on to learn more about the difference between the two, […]

Movie Depictions of Schizophrenia That Are More Accurate

Movie Depictions of Schizophrenia that are more Accurate

Movies rarely portray mental illnesses well. If they aren’t making fun of people with mental conditions, they mix up the symptoms purely for dramatic flare or as a plot device. More often than not, movies with characters with schizophrenia fall into the latter category, focusing more on sensationalizing the condition rather than showing the nuanced […]

How You Can Be Emotionally Stuck at the Age of Trauma

Emotionally stuck at age of trauma

Picture yourself at a social outing with your closest friends and acquaintances. In the company of those we’re comfortable with, we often let our defenses down, opening ourselves to playful banter and friendly ribbing. However, in the midst of all the innocent fun, you feel one of their jabs cut a little too deep. Are […]

The Attention Seeking Facets of Histrionic Disorder

Histrionic Disorder

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is also known as an attention-seeking disorder, which is an apt description. People with this disorder live for attention and will do whatever they can to stay in the spotlight. Their sense of self-worth is dependent on the approval of others. HPD sufferers are viewed as overly dramatic, emotional and unpredictable. […]

Conquering Workplace Stress: 5 Tips for Managing Interpersonal Conflicts

Tips for managing interpersonal conflict

Workplace stress due to interpersonal workplace conflicts can make daily life on the job unbearable, and the resulting anxiety or depression from various examples of interpersonal conflict can take a toll on your mental health. Imagine a workplace scenario where your boss openly loses their temper with you due to a mistake you made. They […]