Are you feeling stressed or anxious about the holidays? You’re not alone. While a little holiday stress is expected any year, it's normal if you’re feeling more concerned than usual about get-togethers, safety and your health this winter.
[Image description: Two people hold their phones and illustrations of hearts float between them.] A lot has shifted during this pandemic — whether you are working from home, visiting with loved ones electronically and/or ordering your groceries online, you’ve probably had to make some adjustments. The same is true for dating. Because there are no longer opportunities…
When you have decided you want to start therapy, you may know what topics you’d like to cover and the kinds of services that would be most useful and effective. However, you may also feel uncertain and a little bogged down by all the options. The fact that you’ve decided to start therapy is a big first step. The next step is finding the right therapist for you — someone you’re comfortable with and who can help support your needs. Follow these suggestions to navigate the search and ultimately find the best fit.
When you see a friend or family member struggling, it’s natural to want to help. But it can be hard to know what to say — and what not to say — especially if your loved one’s crisis involves their mental health. How can you approach such a sensitive topic in a way that feels thoughtful and supportive?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was pioneered in the 1960s and has become an increasingly popular type of psychotherapy over time, but what does it really mean?
COVD-19 has brought on a significant amount of challenges for families everywhere. In some ways, even though you are spending more time together it is actually more difficult to monitor and protect your children. Here are some online safety tips.
Burnout is physical or emotional exhaustion, usually caused by prolonged stress or frustration. When we think we’re getting close to burnout, it’s time to pay attention to our feelings and overall well-being. Small adjustments to your daily routine can make big differences to your mental health, energy levels and overall outlook on life.
Many people are dealing with unique challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. We talked with Dr. Lindsay Henderson, director of psychological services with LiveHealth Online, to learn more about online therapy and the steps people can take to improve their mental health and cope with change.
Whether it is about a recent work issue or argument with a friend, therapists are usually the ones listening to us. But because therapists are so focused on their patients, we rarely get to hear about them. Learn more about the therapists on LiveHealth Online.
When children are young, parents and guardians are used to being problem solvers. Whether it’s a scrape from falling off a bike, a conflict with a friend or frustration over a difficult homework assignment, you help sort it out. But how do you know if your child needs additional support for more complicated matters such as mental health?