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Important Skills to Help You Master Any Sport May 9th, 2022

Athletes know how important it is to train and build physical ability. Excelling in any sport requires dedication — but sometimes the mental aspects of competition are either overlooked or not paid enough attention to.  Competitive athletics are as much a mental game as a physical one. Neglecting to train...

How to Increase Your Motivation May 8th, 2022

Motivation is your internal desire to incite change. It’s influenced by how much you want to achieve something and what you will gain when you achieve it. Motivation is the driving force behind everything you do, from getting out of bed each morning to striving for that next big promotion...

How to Boost Your Self-Esteem Apr 14th, 2022

Self-esteem is an overall sense of one’s self worth. It captures how much someone likes and values themselves as a human being— it’s an important psychological resource and an essential part of well-being. Unfortunately, according to one study, it's estimated that about 85% of people worldwide struggle with low self-esteem....

How to Deal with Panic Attacks Apr 7th, 2022

Tight chest pain. A pounding heart. Sweating and chills. A feeling of detachment from the world around you. These are some symptoms of panic attacks, and experiencing them can sometimes be terrifying. A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense anxiety or fear that can trigger physical, cognitive and...

Self-Care: 8 Tips on How to Take Better Care of Yourself Mar 21st, 2022

True wellness is the intersection of physical and mental health. You can’t have one without the other, but today’s fast-paced lifestyles often means that mental health falls to the wayside. So how can you stop that from happening? One way is by focusing more on self-care: intentionally making space to...

What is Imposter Syndrome and How Can I Overcome It? Mar 21st, 2022

Imposter syndrome has become something of a buzzword in popular culture. It’s a term used to describe things like self-doubt, difficulty accepting your own accomplishments, and feeling like a fraud — even when there’s no real reason to have those thoughts. Psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes coined the...

10 Tips on How to Reduce Your Stress Feb 23rd, 2022

Stress is your body’s response to feeling overwhelmed. When it happens, your body’s autonomic nervous system activates. You go into a fight-or-flight mode that makes you more alert. It’s a completely natural experience, but more often than not, stress isn’t serving a useful purpose. In fact, many people are living...

Best Habits to Ensure Success in Any Profession Feb 17th, 2022

Everyone wants to be successful in their profession, their relationships, and their life. But achieving success in any area of life doesn’t happen by accident. Professional success takes planning and dedication, whether you’re in the entertainment business, pro sports, the corporate world, or something else entirely. Choosing a field you’re...

The Long-term Impacts of Trauma Jan 31st, 2022

According to the National Council for Behavioral Health, about 70% of American adults experience trauma at least once in their life. Unfortunately, trauma is one of the leading risk factors for mental health disorders as well as substance use disorders. What is interpersonal trauma? The topic of trauma and mental...

When Do Anxiety and Depression Require Professional Help? Jan 31st, 2022

Anxiety and depression are common among Americans. More than one-tenth of American adults suffer from chronic anxiety, while about 5% report regularly dealing with the hopelessness of depression.  More than 40% of Americans have reported at least some symptoms of anxiety and depression since 2020. Worse, about 12% of people...